In a perfect world, every writer would have a placement fairy waiting to find homes for the stories they finished. It only seems fitting, doesn’t it? You spend hours and imagination crafting beautiful, provocative tales that are edited and honed to perfection. They should see the light of day. The problem is, for most of
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How to Escape from a Leper Colony, a Review by Carissa K. Cullum
The Caribbean, home to a myriad of dynamic cultures from across the globe, is the backdrop for Tiphanie Yanique’s collection of short stories. Each tale includes memorable characters that represent the many diverse ethnicities found throughout the many islands; and incorporates
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Readers, we are pleased to announce that Black Fox Literary Magazine can now be purchased at Bookmark It in Orlando, Florida! Bookmark It is an independent bookstore that is currently doing wonderful things for Orlando’s literary community. Bookmark It’s owner, Kim Britt, and store manager, Moriah Russo, work hard to generate a buzz
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Self-publishing outstripped the traditional publishing market in terms of titles produced around 2010. Yes, you might agree, but how many of those titles are complete rubbish? Furthermore, selfies are the ones who got rejected from real publishers so what could I possibly have to learn from them, right? There have been naysayers since the dawn
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You’ve put words on a page. Thousands of them and hundreds of lines. Take a minute to look at the word count at the bottom of your screen. Yes. You did this. And just like standing on top of a mountain after months, perhaps even years, of diligent practice and conditioning…after you snap
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