Janice Leagra is an American writer and mixed media artist who holds a BA in English from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Bridport Prize. Her work has been featured in publications such as Spelk Fiction, EllipsisZine, and others. You can find her on Twitter: @janiceleagra. What got you interested […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Janice Leagra"
On Turnerstories.com, writer N.A. Turner shares one short story every month, accompanied by an illustration. The stories can be described as a mix between Black Mirror meets The Brothers Grimm. These stories are places where reality meets fantasy. From a magic tree, technology gone bad, societies shaken to time travel. The stories are also featured […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with N.A. Turner of Turner Stories"
I became interested in writing at such a young age that there never seems to have been a time that I was not interested in it. I made up stories all the time as a child, and began writing them down as soon as my motor skills and education caught up to my imagination. Those […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Keelah Rose Calloway"
This month’s theme is the mystical. I’m thinking Genies, Sirens, deep sea beasties and the like. Transport your imaginations back, before the internet and rollerskates, before elevators and speedboats or not. Place your beasties somewhere different and let’s see what you create. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is […]Read more "April’s Zeroflash Competition"
Sarah James/S.A. Leavesley is an award-winning poet, fiction writer, journalist and photographer. Overton Poetry Prize winner 2015, she is author of four poetry collections, three poetry pamphlets, a touring poetry-play and two novellas. Her poetry has won or been shortlisted for many prizes, with individual poems published by the Financial Times, the Guardian, The Forward Book of Poetry […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Sarah James"
I’m Jesse Stanchak, and I run Micro Flash Fiction (@MicroFlashFic), a Twitter account that publishes 3 pieces of tweet-length fiction per day in a variety of genres. I’m a journalist by training but these days my day job is in marketing. Why did you start your publication? I’ve been writing since I was four. My […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jesse Stanchak of Micro Flash Fiction"
Katie Manning is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Whale Road Review, a journal of poetry and short prose. She is also an associate professor of writing at Point Loma Nazarene University and the author of Tasty Other, which won the Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award. She lives with her spouse and sons in San Diego, […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Katie Manning of Whale Road Review"