Monthly Archives: March 2012

What Editors Want. . . ?

 What Editors Want: A Week of Fresh Catch Wishes (as opposed to the old reliable, workshop-safe, combed-and-scrubbed, A+-in-deportment, even par  poems & stories) Day 1 Funk, something hybrid and loamy, misbehaving like a snake that’s twined a wild vine scabbed … Continue reading

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The Gloaming

I was recently reading Nightwoods by Charles Frazier when I stumbled upon a word that really stuck in my mind: gloaming. Frasier uses it as a possible option for a description of the state of nightfall, which the antagonist, Bud, … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

It is finally March, and despite the freak snow fall we had yesterday in Lexington, it feels like Spring is in the air.  Spring is by far my favorite season.  I am not really sure why, but it might have something to … Continue reading

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Homegrown Literature

Reading a novel that is set in a place where you have actually lived or visited is an interesting experience. Being born and bred in East Tennessee, this is not a common occurrence, but it does happen. Usually, the books … Continue reading

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