Issue Two Hundred Fifty Five

Thrice Fiction: Seeking Submissions Until April 30

The brainchild of RW Spryszak, a player in the alternative zine scene of the 80’s and 90’s, Thrice Fiction is a modern resurrection of the literary sub-culture out of which altzines were born. In addition to invoking the spirit of the merry pranksters of yore, Thrice Fiction hopes to give that spirit a new body…

Ripple Grove Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

UPDATED MARCH 2021: They are closed to new submissions and did not publish any new books in 2020. It seems in all likelyhood they are defunct. UPDATED January 2020: They are now only reading manuscript submissions from July 1st to September 30th. Ripple Grove Press is a newer family-run children’s book publisher based out of…

What If: A Guide to Story Generation

Some folk have no problem with story ideas; they’re full to the brim with them. I’m not one of those and, though I’ve lived a while, it seems I often need help from outside sources. There are lots of ways people like me (those without an eternal parade of plots and storylines) can generate story…