Posts Tagged ‘ Black Heart Magazine ’

Literary mayhem unleashed: Best of Black Heart now online

What have I been up to for the past few weeks, instead of writing scintillating blog posts? An excellent question, dear reader! This is what I've been working on: My online lit mag hit a big milestone in 2014 - 10 years of continuous publication! Since that's pretty much amazing, I decided to finally put together a Best of Black Heart compilation of my favorite pieces of short Continue Reading...

Black Heart Magazine seeks Fiction Editor

Just a quickie update, in between cranking out more words on The Case of the Cunning Linguist: My literary magazine, Black Heart, is currently searching for a Fiction Editor. Though the position is unpaid, it's got lots of responsibilities that would look great on a writing or editorial résumé. In addition, whomever is selected for the gig would basically be my right hand guy or gal, in Continue Reading...

How to haiku

[caption id="attachment_7350" align="alignright" width="197"] For further educational reading, check out our title "Haiku For Lovers"[/caption] As I recently wrote in an article for Black Heart Magazine, despite what many people think they know about haiku, there is actually much more to the form than simply grouping words into three lines of five, seven and five syllables. In fact, this sort Continue Reading...

Haiku Contest and ebook info

Our sister site, Black Heart Magazine, is currently running a Haiku Contest! If you're a fan of these short poems, whether traditionally focused on the natural world or more postmodernly taking on the city and the people who live in it, you'll definitely want to check this out. Black Heart is offering a $100 cash prize to the winner, plus publication, and it's just $5 to enter. You can submit Continue Reading...

Writers group rivalry: Picking a name

A Facebook friend of mine recently started a meet-up group that was meant to keep himself on task with his writing at least once a week. Borrowing from the "Sit Down, Shut Up and Write!" meet-ups in our area, his group meets ridiculously early on Sunday mornings (8:30 a.m.) at a coffee shop with plenty of plugs for computers, and allows chit-chat for half an hour, then writing must ensue for the Continue Reading...