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‘Between the Notes’ Published in Issue One of Ink In Thirds

My short piece, ‘Between the Notes’, has been published in the inaugural issue of Ink In Thirds and is now available to read by following this link here.

I hope you enjoy reading it, as well as the other brilliant poetry and prose published in this issue, and maybe consider submitting your own writing to the journal for their second issue!

‘Between the Notes’ Accepted for the Inaugural Issue from Ink In Thirds

A prose poem of mine, ‘Between the Notes’, has been accepted for the inaugural issue from Ink in Thirds.

To find out more about them, and for details about submitting your own writing, please follow this link here to their website.

A magazine of poised prose, precarious poetry, and photography that makes us want to pilot our own realms again.

‘The New Save’ to be Published by Yellow Chair Review!

29 minutes after submitting my flash fiction, ‘The New Save’, to Yellow Chair Review this evening I had a reply accepting it for publication in their upcoming Pop Culture issue. I’ve experienced quick submission turnarounds before, especially rejections, but this was by far the quickest reply I’ve had to a submission, and it felt great for ‘The New Save’ to have been accepted so swiftly.

Yellow Chair Review is a new literary which publishes a new issue every month. They’re in their first year, and they publish flash fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and artwork. Submissions for the current theme (Pop Culture: Movies, Music, Video Games etc) closes on 15th November 2015, or until it’s full, so get in there quick! Check their website out by following this link. Bonus points are available for work inspired by video games, which is where ‘The New Save’ comes in.

The idea for ‘The New Save’ revealed itself to me instantly. Video games make things seem so easy, don’t they? If you play the game right everything works out perfectly. Life is not a video game. I decided to write about a franchise of games that I have loved since childhood, and still love: Pokémon. I merged this theme with the idea of old and new, of things we had against the things we lost, and with the difference between reality and the virtual, to come up with a cool interpretation of the theme. At least, I think so, and so do the editors of Yellow Chair Review.

‘The New Save’ will be published around mid-December, along with all of the other creations featured in the Pop Culture issue, and I look forward to being able to share it with you all!