Recently I posted about my issues with writing productivity when I write outside of the WordPress environment. Initially I thought that I get energized from the feedback I receive when I post my writing, but as  Candace Vianna suggested in her comments that it might be my attachment to the simplified WordPress environment that helps minimizing […]

We thank everyone who submitted material to the first issue of the Scaffolding magazine. Currently the submissions to the first issue, scheduled for December 2016, are closed, however we are accepting submissions to the next issue, scheduled for March 2017. The deadline is January 5, 2017. To submit, use the submission page. Regarding the status […]

Viola van de Sandt’s favorite novels are those from the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Some of her most cherished literature pieces are: The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton; If nobody speaks of remarkable things, by Jon McGregor; Close to the Knives, by David Wojnarowicz; Bleak House and David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens; the Inspector […]

Hi everyone! I am back to the #Blogbattle, with a short story that I’ve written about 3 years ago, because Inspiration is a witch, folks, and however I tried, I did not come up with anything original.  So here it is:  Genre: sci fi, prompt word: tea.  Hope you like it! The rules to the #blogbattle competition […]

Let me tell you a few words about this magazine. I am starting a periodical issue ‘Scaffolding’ and inviting you to participate in this startup. I have ambitious plans to make it both literary and, at the same time, a marketing tool for everyone involved. scaf·fold·ing (noun) a temporary structure on the outside of a building, made […]

Jalapeno Score: 47/50 Overall Impression: Hello! Let me just quickly introduce myself: I’m Caitlin from Words and Other Beasts, writing a guest review here on Ellie’s blog for Golden Son, as part of the Jalapeno Fiction Award. So big thanks to Ellie for letting me review this here as part of her awards! If you enjoyed Red Rising, […]