11th Annual NYC Midnight Short Story Contest – Round One

If you've never participated in the NYC Midnight Short Story Competition, you're missing out on one of the writing highlights of the year. You're too late to enter now, but start thinking about 2018. There's a hefty entrance fee ($45 early/$55 by deadline), but you get access to forums where you can workshop your piece … Continue reading 11th Annual NYC Midnight Short Story Contest – Round One

Some Pro Records Will Never Be Broken

Many will tell you that a record is the highest personal honor that can be obtained by any athlete. Others contend records set new standards and push athletes to reach higher, to run faster, and to push harder. As spectators, we relish in seeing these feats accomplished, and we thrive on seeing them broken a … Continue reading Some Pro Records Will Never Be Broken

Black Yarn: A Fictional Series (part 8/10)

cont’d from parts 1/10 , 2/10, 3/10, 4/10, 5/10, 6/10, 7/10) Dumb Luck Now you’re probably thinking the state pen must have had about the greatest company ball team in history around this time on account of the sudden influx of talented players landing themselves, with more than a little bit of help as you … Continue reading Black Yarn: A Fictional Series (part 8/10)

A Random Tribute to Bob Feller

  It’s mighty hard to set major league records when you’re crouched down in a U-boat with bombs bursting around it. But somehow, inexplicably, Mr. Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians managed to do pretty well in that department even though he spent the prime of his career some 3,000 miles from the nearest American … Continue reading A Random Tribute to Bob Feller