Let’s Talk Lit Mags!

I have many opinions about literary magazines. Any writerly friends who have spent time in my home will probably have heard me singing the praises of these curious publications. They're compact and succinct, but contain a wealth of wonders. I maintain, as I have said many times before, these are a gold mine for writers. … Continue reading Let’s Talk Lit Mags!

On Stomping Grounds

I really like the phrase 'stomping ground', despite the fact that it's a raging cliche. Merriam-Webster defines it as 'a favourite or habitual resort' or 'familiar territory', but I think there are fantastic implications that extend beyond the dictionary definition. Consider, for a moment, the aggression implied by the word 'stomping'. I refer, again, to … Continue reading On Stomping Grounds