Linda G. Hill, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors lives beyond their ignited tales. In Linda G. Hill‘s “The Flame of Lick’s Island,” Marissa and Mike move to an island and solve a dark mystery that threatens to combust their relationship. How long have you been writing? I…

Zach Brewster-Geisz, Featured Spotlight by Rohit Sawant

A few years back, I was browsing LibriVox when I came across the audiobook for G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday. Having binged on G.K.C’s essays and short stories at the time, I was eager to check out his longer works, so I streamed it and found myself hooked from the get-go. Had I…

Anthony S. Buoni, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors lives beyond their ignited tales. In Anthony S. Buoni’s “Dancing Lilly,” two cats are caught up in a job for the rat mob and find that being curious has deadly consequences. How long have you been writing? I traded…

Bonfire by Will Waller

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Will Waller, author of “Torch,” featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now.   Toward the end of college, my friend Leon and I were in the habit of, probably illegally, having frequent bonfires on campus in a secluded circular parking lot located about a mile into the woods. We…

Sean Padraic McCarthy, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors lives beyond their ignited tales. In Sean Padraic McCarthy’s “The Solstice Memory,” a corpse haunts Simon’s family as his marriage falls apart, his only hope a little solstice magic, a shovel, and some fire. How long have you been writing? …

Intern Diaries: Spring Semester

  Hey, feisty ones! It’s the first couple of weeks of the spring semester, and life is going very well for me. I have a grandfather that is healthy, a love in my life that means the world to me, and I get to spend another semester expanding my education. I love all the classes…

Fire as a Metaphor in Rock Music by Tim Jeffreys

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Tim Jeffreys, author of “Combustible,” featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now.   When Caleb Followill of the band Kings of Leon hollered that his sex was on fire, was he singing about a bad urinary tract infection or STDs?  Well, no.  One hopes and presumes not.  Most likely,…

Fire and the Veil between Worlds by J. Lee Strickland

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from J. Lee. Strickland, author of “Fire Night,” featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now.   In every culture, in every civilization, across every continent, we find among peoples the recognition of the primacy of the four elements—Fire, Water, Earth, and Air. The fundamental mixing of these four in infinite…

Will Waller, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors lives beyond their ignited tales. In Will Waller‘s “Torch,” a young musician’s memories of a woman haunts him. How long have you been writing? 16 years. How do you deal with writer’s block? I demand a minimum of one…

Tim Jeffreys, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors lives beyond their ignited tales. In Tim Jeffreys‘s “Combustible,” a young dad with a special power confronts his rockstar older brother. What is the first book or story that made you cry? I don’t know that I’ve ever been…

Proper Campfire Stories by Jaclyn Adomeit

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Jaclyn Adomeit author of “Red Curtain,” which is featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now. Campfire stories have a long and sordid history (citation unavailable), and the art of spinning a flame-lit tale is a skill few master. A tale-spinner must read their audience. If this wasn’t an art,…

J. Lee Strickland, a Featured Interview

If you haven’t heard of our new project, the On Fire anthology, this interview series will showcase our authors and their writing lives beyond their ignited tales. In J. Lee Strickland’s “Fire Night,” a widow finds solace in another world and childhood friends. Who are your favorite authors and why? John Crowley, Anne Patchett, Ursula LeGuin, George Saunders,…