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 fromContinue reading “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).Continue reading “New Stuff”

I’ve finally crawled out from under my rock

Dear Long-Suffering People that Still Follow this Site for Some Reason, I’ve been sleeping under a rock for the last month or so. My thesis defense went well (yay!) and I passed (more yay!) and then I hid under a boulder and have been doing nothing except eating excessive amounts of carbohydrates, drinking excessive amountsContinue reading “I’ve finally crawled out from under my rock”

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 morningContinue reading “NEAT. Issue 3!”

This Weekend in Bullet Points — Reading, Writing, and #neatingout

Lots of new things happening in Liz’s life right now. 1. I turned 24 this past week. I feel old. 2.The third issue of NEAT. is about to go live. There is a metric tonne of poetry in this one, and I’m super pumped about it. Can’t wait to sit down with my Kindle andContinue reading “This Weekend in Bullet Points — Reading, Writing, and #neatingout”

NEAT. Issue 2 is LIVE!

Exciting news! Issue 2 is NOW LIVE over at the website for NEAT. TM Keesling and I are pumped about this one. Check it out and read, comment, review! Our theme this time around was beginnings, endings, and beginnings that come from endings. That resulted in stories across the board that encompass sentiments of loss,Continue reading “NEAT. Issue 2 is LIVE!”