Blog Post / flash fiction / Flash Fiction Friday / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Script / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

The Confession: A Monologue

Physical Description A man sits at a table drinking a 20 ounce black coffee. He’s bald, has glasses, and is wearing a brown newsboy cap. He is looking outside the window while he types on his laptop and has earbuds in. Occasionally he mutters to himself and types something. He is probably 5 ft 10 … Continue reading

Blog Post / flash fiction / Flash Fiction Friday / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

Flash Fiction Friday: Untitled

The library was packed, and I mentally cursed myself for coming in broad daylight. I avoided eye contact with the librarian because I still hadn’t returned that chemistry book I borrowed two months ago. I was pretty sure I had lost it. I still hated the library, but I couldn’t deny the beauty of the … Continue reading

Blog Post / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

A Literary Podcast: A Review of “Myths and Legends” by Jason Weiser

The world of podcasts is becoming increasingly trendier and I definitely joined the movement. One of my favorite podcasts is called “Myths and Legends,” and it’s written, hosted, edited, and produced by a married duo named, respectively, Jason and Carissa Weiser. Jason has covered a variety of multicultural myths that don’t just start with the … Continue reading

Blog Post / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

An Analysis of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s “Really”

Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Really is far more an exercise in playwriting form than in structure. The relatively sparse script focuses less on storytelling than it does demonstrating the camera’s focal point throughout the play, in its own way tying the story together. The characters of Mother and Girlfriend serve to explain Calvin who, presumably, has … Continue reading

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Springtime Ride

Year 1941 The hot sun was balanced out the spring sea breeze as I lay the sand—my feet bare. I had my eyes closed, already having the island’s scenery memorized, perfectly content with the peaceful atmosphere. I listened to the birds’ songs, the waves crashing, and the palm tree leaves rustle. “Are you asleep, Mrs. … Continue reading

Blog Post / Fall 2016 / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2017 / Uncategorized

Above All, Be Involved

Upon my arrival at Coe College, creative writing never took the academic spotlight. I simply assumed that it would become something to keep my mind buoyant during my introductory science days, sloshing through snowdrifts of material before I finally reached those courses that piqued my interest. I was completely unaware of our magazine or how … Continue reading