Herb Shippey is retired from full-time teaching at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA, but still teaches American Literature and freshman writing part-time. His book Flying with the Spooks: Memoir of a Navy Linguist
Tis the season for writing! Join us for our Christmas for writers. Everything from Gifts to contests, fun games, and memories to warm you and entertain you through the holidays. Christmas for Writers on Every Writer brings joy to writers for the season. Also, if you submit work to us it's probably have the best chance since the beginning of our publication to get published with us! Check out the fun holiday games and contests for writers below and Happy Holidays!
David Lohrey is from Memphis. He graduated from UC, Berkeley. His poems can be found in EWR, Terror House, Spillwords, and Dreich Magazine. His fiction appears in Eclectica, Storgy, and Literally Stories. David’s first collection of poetry,
It was December 23rd, only two days before Christmas. Children play outside in the snow and families rush into stores to get last minute items for their holiday gatherings. But I am in the hospital with you, Max, my love.
Here is a little game I like to play with other writers from time to time. I run one of these everyone once in awhile. I thought this would be fun for the Holidays. I’ve never done a Christmas themed continue the story before.
I spent fifteen years celebrating Christmas in share-houses around Brisbane, Australia. As a poor student, I rented rundown Queenslanders with two, three or four friends, so I could still afford food after rent and bills. I rode my bicycle to uni, work or the grocery shop
Old toothless queen with rheumy eyes,
I’m seeing you again across a smoky fire,
Welcome to our 50 Word Anything Holiday Contest. This contest is simple, it’s just a 50 word or less story that has something to do with the Holiday Season. Your character could be walking through snow
This contest always seems like the most difficult contest we run. It gets low participation, but that just means you have a better chance of winning and getting published with us. We are asking for a Christmas poem.
We are trying a new contest. Really we are looking for amazing writing to fill our print issue. These types of contests generally bring us excellent writing that fills our margins and moves our readers.
Welcome to our 2021 500 Word Horror Christmas Contest. So I have found that people love horror story contests