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October 2, 2019

EVERY WRITER is having a Halloween horror flash fiction contest. Your story must: be written by you(!), be 50 words, be previously unpublished, and be titled (not counted in the word count).

Until October 25, 2019, enter as many stories as you want as comments in thei...

September 25, 2019

Fall and winter are my prime writing seasons. Huddled at home, cozy, with a hot cup of tonic. I hear this at night, summer through fall, through my open windows. This sound helps me write, then helps me drift to sleep...

September 18, 2019

Do you have a writing routine? Do you want one? Listen to Johnny, Sean, and Dave talk about their writing routines in this 1 hour video (starts at 12 minutes in):

September 11, 2019

Of all the people on the meadow, the girl is the only one who is not taking photographs. Because photographs of a meadow are meant for people who don’t actually get to be on a meadow. In photographs, the fog is always thicker than it really is. In photographs, the gras...

September 4, 2019

"The Jerry Jazz Musician reader has interests in music, social history, literature, politics, art, film and theater, particularly that of the counter-culture of mid-twentieth century America. Our newsletter subscribers include publishers, artists, musicians, and fellow...

August 28, 2019

One more writing binge this month!

The prompt is “Feed Us.” Spit out up to 300 words, excluding the title.
 

Then send your flash fiction story in the body of an email to bffnonprofit@gmail.com, and in the same email attach it as a .doc. Put the word “CONTEST” in the sub...

August 21, 2019

An exceptionally structured Self Publishing Podcast: "Dave started watching American Gods, and he's enjoying it. Johnny was inspired by Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. How we planned the next few years of our production schedule. Our issues with scheduling over the year...

August 14, 2019

Here is my poem very loosely based on a partially true experience:

I held my say amid shrill screeches

Poison loaded into efficient niches

Crouched, tense, ready to inject

Yet I stood still to admire and respect

Then spider crept from arm to hand

To set it free its only dema...

August 7, 2019

Last week my next-door-neighbor took a chainsaw to the biomass covering the front of her house. Odd that she didn't take a rake to the chopped branches and leaves. But not to be bothered, I needed some sticks to stake a few of my tomato plants. So I reached inside the...

July 31, 2019

Got a great, unpublished teacher story? If so, squeeze it into between 6 and 749 words and submit it here. The protagonist / narrator must be a K-12 teacher. Get an A+ and you just may graduate with $500 or $1,000! Don't be tardy -- class is dismissed on October 1st, 2...

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