Flash Fiction WINNER (There IS Another . . .) : “Not One Stone Upon Another” by Loren Eaton

It is with great excitement that I announce our second winner in the photo prompt flash fiction contest! Congratulations to Loren Eaton for his outstanding story, “Not One Stone Upon Another.” I will confess, Loren writes a lot of things I don’t understand on the first read. But true to his style and my experience… Read More Flash Fiction WINNER (There IS Another . . .) : “Not One Stone Upon Another” by Loren Eaton

Lessons in Community, Rejection, and Doggedness: What I’m Actually Learning in an MFA Writing Program Now That I’ve Finally Gotten Around to It

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
A guest post from Samantha Claire Updegrave: Samantha Claire Updegrave and one of her blessed distractions I’ve been chewing on Ryan Boudinot’s essay “Things I Can Say About MFA Writing Programs Now That I No Longer Teach in One” that ran in my (Seattle’s) local weekly, The Stranger, at…

A New Place for CNF Online: Longridge Review

Five years ago, with the prompt and inspiration of my friend Jason Keeling, I started a project called Essays on Childhood. What happened next far exceeded my expectations. The first call for “Essays on a West Virginia Childhood” led to subsequent calls for submission and new essays on place, wild things, male experience, and reflections… Read More A New Place for CNF Online: Longridge Review