Happy New Year!

I braved the holiday season, I ate a million cookies, and I drank three-fourths of a giant bottle of Yellowtail Moscato on New Year’s. But I’m back! Lots of stuff on my plate for the new year. I don’t have “resolutions,” per se, but I have plenty of goals. “Resolution” is just a fancy buzzword … More Happy New Year!

Story of the Week #12 — “Cygnet Lake” by Doug McBride

Since I’m bringing Story of the Week back after probably a year of neglect, I will treat you dear Readers to something short and sweet to start things off again. And since the deadline for the Fall 2014 issue of NEAT. is rapidly approaching, I think it’s appropriate to showcase one of the fiction pieces from … More Story of the Week #12 — “Cygnet Lake” by Doug McBride

New Stuff

Aha! Two posts in a week! I’m on a roll. Look around you, dear readers, at my newly redone website. The horror of my thesis reading list is no more, so I deleted that page, which I’m sure caused a deep sigh of relief somewhere in the universe (actually, no, it just came from me). … More New Stuff

NEAT. Issue 3!

Drum roll, please . . . TM Keesling and I just released our third issue of NEAT., the Midwestern literary journal we’ve been slaving over (in a good way). This winter issue is full of the three P’s: poetry, prose, and photography (but holy cow especially poetry). TM and I had an exchange this morning … More NEAT. Issue 3!