Interview with Dr. Frankenstein's Monster by Joe Randolph After a year of searching and many stories, I am able to meet with the man who inspired one of the greatest horror stories of all time. He is iconic. From the early 1800s until now, his story has terrified and thrilled 100s of millions. He has lived a long and fantastic life. Much more of our time … [Read more...] about Interview with Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster
2023 50-Word Science Fiction Story Contest
2023 50-Word Science Fiction Story Get in Our Issues Contest Are you ready to embark on an intergalactic adventure? Join our 2023 50-Word Science Fiction Story Get in Our Issues Contest! With all the buzz around UFO sightings, we couldn't resist hosting a contest dedicated to UFO and sci-fi inspired stories. Imagine your story being published in our June 31 … [Read more...] about 2023 50-Word Science Fiction Story Contest
10 Ways to Support National Poetry Month
It's that time of year again. Sandwiched between chilly March and warm May is the soggy month of April, and poets everywhere rejoice! If I could have voted, I would have put national poetry month in July. This way, cocktails, and beach chairs would have been part of this list, but I digress. I want to focus on 10 Ways to Support National Poetry Month. National poetry month … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Support National Poetry Month
How to Start a Literary Magazine
Do you want to know how to start a literary magazine? Many people have a passion for writing. One of the best ways to connect yourself to writers and meet artists is to become an editor of a literary magazine. There are many ways to do this. Some methods are better than others. So here are some things to consider when you are beginning a magazine. I have been the editor of 2 … [Read more...] about How to Start a Literary Magazine
Introduction from Short Story Writing
The following is taken from the book Short Story Writing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of the Story Story by Charles Raymond Barrett, Ph. B. (1898) Some of the advice still works, but it is a look at how different writing was in the late 1800s. Some say that the Short Story is the only American Literary Art form. The short story was first recognized as a distinct class of … [Read more...] about Introduction from Short Story Writing
THE STORY-TELLER AND HIS ART by Sir Richard Steele
THE STORY-TELLER AND HIS ART by Sir Richard Steele I have often thought that a story-teller is born, as well as a poet. It is, I think, certain, that some men have such a peculiar cast of mind, that they see things in another light than men of grave dispositions. Men of a lively imagination and a mirthful temper will represent things to their hearers in the same manner as … [Read more...] about THE STORY-TELLER AND HIS ART by Sir Richard Steele
Best Online Literary Magazines
Welcome to an updated and edited version of our Best Online Literary Magazines list. This list and our Top 50 literary magazine list have gotten much attention. Atlantic Monthly wrote in an issue years that they hoped "rank and file" lists of magazines weren't a trend that would continue. Well, these lists are essential. They help people put publications into perspective. … [Read more...] about Best Online Literary Magazines
Will AI Take Over Writing in the Future?
Will AI Take Over Writing? Will AI take over writing in the future? Will it be able to write as well as humans? Will AI be able to create the great American novel? I asked these questions in the writing community on Twitter and got a lot of "no way," "impossible," and "never" answers from my followers. The root of their argument is that machines have no feelings; therefore, … [Read more...] about Will AI Take Over Writing in the Future?
Best Social Networking Sites and Message Boards for Writer
The Best Social Networking Sites and Message Boards for Writers have become more difficult over the last 5-10 years to find. It’s amazing how some very well established sites just disappeared after Facebook climbed to the top of the mountain. I’m going to avoid added Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, or Facebook to this list. We all know how helpful those sites are for marketing … [Read more...] about Best Social Networking Sites and Message Boards for Writer
Our New Magazine!
Every Writer will publish a digital/print issue 4 times a year. We have set a publishing schedule for the first time and are taking submissions. If you have published your work, book listing, or literary magazine listing with us, you may already be in the issue! Our new publishing schedule will be as follows: March 31 June 30 September 30 December 31 On these dates, … [Read more...] about Our New Magazine!