Introvert Press is now accepting submissions for its monthly short story contest. Submissions must be between 1500 and 10,000 words. The theme for February is Dark Romance. Let your gothic, twisted, unsettling pens write the darkest of hearts! We accept all genres, including poetry. We have no prohibition about profanity, but please understand we want … Continue reading Open Call for Short Story Submission
Lupé flipped his hand in front of his face to shoo the fly. The grey of the morning had begun to creep into his room. He smelled the beans his mom was cooking. He’d brought home a satchel of eggs for his mom yesterday so he was looking forward to them this morning. He swung … Continue reading A Life in Mexico: The Witch
My name is Cyan and I am currently a high school senior. My preferred genre is fiction. I know that's a very open-ended genre, but that's what I like about it. I don't stick to specifically fantasy or horror, I go all over the map. I like writing fantasy because I can make anything that … Continue reading Writing Genre: Cyan Ciar
It wasn't my fault. Not really. It was Sissy's fault. Even if the 6-year-old wasn't the one who did it, she's to blame. But Ali’s not off the hook; the 8-year-old played a part in it, too. As did dear little James Mervin. Honestly, if I had to apportion blame, he'd get 55-percent. If he … Continue reading SOMEONE SPRUNG A LEAK?
0700: Alarm shrieks. Bleary eyes as I stumble out of bed. 0705: Jump in the shower. Can’t relax. Got to rush. 0715: Shovel cereal. Pour a hot drink. It scalds my throat. 0720: On the road. Have I beaten the traffic? No luck. 0730… 0740… 0750… crawling slowly. Horns screech. Engines rumble. 0800: Barely halfway. … Continue reading Morning Rush
Hannah Faleti I. has spent a lifetime in Nigeria. She is currently living in the cosmopolitan city of Ibadan, north of Lagos and the Gulf of Guinea. She begins law school in March of 2018 at Obafemi Awolowo University where she hopes to become an advocate for civil rights. Her poetry and writing reflect the … Continue reading A Voice from Nigeria