Today I read Nelly Reifler's excellent essay on ending stories, a theory I've had the pleasure of hearing her advance in person and heartily agree with: To my mind, a story’s ending ought to acknowledge the ever-moving quality of life; that is, I want it to engage change rather than finality. Your final word and …
This is why I'm on hiatus: Daphne insists on lying on top of my arms while I'm at the computer, making it effectively impossible to do anything at all.* * Not really.
I'm going to be stepping away from this blog for a little while, just on a trial basis. Don't worry, I wasn't abducted by wild Portlandians or anything, I just need some distance from the sound of my own voice.
The Golden Key is now open for submissions for Issue No. 3, the theme of which is "things unseen". You can go here for full submission guidelines.