GENE FARMER’S NOSTALGIA THEME – MAY

Another theme that hits close to home for me! At times, I feel as if I live my life looking through the rear-view mirror, wrapped up in the past, mentally stuck somewhere in between nostalgia and reliving an unfinished moment.  That being said, it’s sort of implied that nostalgia is unique within each person. Remember when I…

Submissions: FAQs, Deadlines and What’s Really Up

‘Tis a new year. ‘Tis the time to revamp and re-explain the submissions process. I understand it can be a bit confusing when I have monthly themes going on for most of 2016. I’m not trying to make it difficult; readers and writers alike tend to get excited when there are themes happening, so I…

Creative Writing – by ROB TRUE

The process of creative writing, from an uneducated, dyslexic idiot with no qualifications   If you’re sitting there staring at a blank screen, or piece of paper, not knowing what to write, you’re going nowhere. Nobody gives a fuck if you have a BA, or an MA or some other qualification for creative writing; it…

Restless? Angry? Tired? Well, then! Come sit next to us.

(Your daily dose of inspiration, brought to you SLM-style)   Welcome to 2016, guys! My last letter wasn’t positive or uplifting—and I won’t apologize for that. Pretend I’m a man, just for a second. And then re-read my letter. WOMEN: stop apologizing for being who you are. Stop, stop, stop. Stop apologizing for writing—or saying…

Christmas, New Year’s and all that other stuff in between.

  Sometimes as women, we take a lot more flak than we ever deserve to take. The other night, since my daughter was the district “Reading Bee Champ” for 2015, we were invited to Crowley ISD’s school board meeting so that they could honor her. After the event, Ernie, the man who coordinated the statewide…