There was a great deal of things to be concerned about in the world of Remnant Many people were aware of this fact and yet the world made it a common practice to not worry. 4,604 more words


Good Morning.

I wake up every morning in search of something more.

I don’t let it consume me.

I try, but it stares me in the face and weighs me down daily. 57 more words


This is from my publisher, The Poetry Box, on Instagram (which I still don’t know how to use). I’m honored to have received first place in the chapbook contest, and would like to extend my congratulations to all the finalists. More publication news to follow!

The Biggest Secret of My Life

Well, friends, I can finally share the thing I’ve been holding for months. (Everyone tells you that the publishing industry requires patience and persistence – what they don’t always tell you is that you also have to get really good at keeping secrets. 168 more words

New Books!

The words of the wise are like goads and like nails driven in — from the composers of collections, given from a certain shepherd. And more than these, my son, beware: of making many books there is no end, and much chatter is weariness of the flesh.

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Recalling Tyuchev … the South Wales Valleys cannot be understood with the mind – it must be the soul or what Lorca honoured the duende –  it is our voice, our song, our breath and how we are.



Opportunity for Young Authors & Artists

Sunspot Literary Journal is now open for a special edition showcasing younger authors and artists. Anyone under eighteen should submit using this form.

Accepting fiction and nonfiction including essays, memoir, and travel; microfiction, flash, short stories, poetry, lyrics, teleplays, film and stage scripts; photography and art. 28 more words