This is how my day starts. Strong, black coffee, so bitter that my tongue goes numb. Sweet, too sweet to drink, chocolate protein shake. No smokes. No sex. No meaningful conversations. Low point. Then the gym. Hyping myself into a frenzy for just only one hour. During that hour, I go through a mental routine […]

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 […]

Special attention to the book reviewers!  If you have read and reviewed recent (defined loosely) novels that blew  your socks off and you are really passionate about them, you can publish a review in the Scaffolding magazine! Send your proposals to the email EllieMaloneyFiction@gmail.com with the links or attachments of your reviews. Note: the review […]

We continue accepting submissions for the short stories, photography and illustrations! The deadline for the first issue is August 25, 2016 (if you need a day or two extra – let us know!), after which period we are accepting submissions for the subsequent issues. Scaffolding is a quarterly periodical geared toward indie authors and visual […]

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 […]

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 […]