My Father’s Ashes & The Smoldering Cigar | Nolcha Fox
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My Father’s Ashes & The Smoldering Cigar | Nolcha Fox

The man who loved the women in his life more than his children has been abandoned by those women, and now he will spend eternity with his daughter. I’m certain this isn’t what he planned at all. Continue reading

The Novella & The Elephant Stampede | Nolcha Fox
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The Novella & The Elephant Stampede | Nolcha Fox

I was working from a short story I had already written. I could fill in more of the relationships between the characters, more of the motivations. Maybe I could even add some new characters, and then kill them off. But then what? Continue reading

Hey You — Submissions Are Open! | TWD Magazine 3rd Collection
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Hey You — Submissions Are Open! | TWD Magazine 3rd Collection

This time around, we’re going to hit more piñatas by swinging around the invitation for TWD 3rd collection. That means you, candy boy and lollipop girl — and you too, [preferred-gender pronoun] chocolate covered almonds. I want to see your fiction ooze out paper maché blood; I want your poetry to cry cardboard tears; heck, I’ll take that photo of a once whole piñata to show what once was. So you like visuals in your story? Paint me a scene of the Piñata’s birth home as you describe to me the color of its mother’s tissue paper skin. I want to show what you’ve got because I know you’ve got something to show. Just so you’re clear, It doesn’t have to be about a piñata, but if you’re feeling inspired, go for it — show me what you’ve got. Continue reading

Interview | Writer Jen Cosby On Gaining Inspiration From Experience & On Setting Goals To Write
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Interview | Writer Jen Cosby On Gaining Inspiration From Experience & On Setting Goals To Write

“We make time for the things that are important to us. This is true for all things for which we are passionate. If I choose to neglect my responsibility in one area of my life then eventually, all the other areas will suffer.” — Jen Cosby Continue reading