New Local Market for Dark Fiction: The Chamber Magazine

The Chamber Magazine, an online magazine of dark fiction based in Arkansas County near Gillett, is now accepting submissions of short (2,000 words or less) fiction, poetry, translations, non-fiction articles on dark fiction, one-act plays, and other formats. Submissions can be in any genre, including but not limited to horror, literary, mainstream, pulp, science-fiction, fantasy,… Continue reading New Local Market for Dark Fiction: The Chamber Magazine

Harriss and Hughes Publish Math Book

Fayetteville residents Edmund Harriss and Houston Hughes have authored a math book for children grades 3-4, Hello Numbers! What Can You Do? Harriss is a mathematician, artist, and assistant professor at the University of Arkansas. He is the discoverer of the Harriss spiral and the creator of the construction toy Curvahedra. Houston Hughes specializes in combining written and spoken… Continue reading Harriss and Hughes Publish Math Book

Marla Cantrell Publishes Arkansas Short Story Collection

Telephee Press is pleased to announce the release of Early Morning in the Land of Dreams, by award-winning writer Marla Cantrell. This collection of short stories, set over the course of a year in Arkansas, has been compared to the literary equivalent of your favorite county song, filled with heart, hard times, and hope. Cantrell… Continue reading Marla Cantrell Publishes Arkansas Short Story Collection

Mount Comfort Community History Published in Flashback

Nancy Hartney recently added to her non-fiction portfolio with a history of the Mount Comfort community near Fayetteville (AR). “Mount Comfort: Marked by Education, Religion, and War” appears in the Fall 2020 edition of Flashback, Journal of the Washington County Historical Society. Reprints are available through the Historical Society. Hartney is the author of two… Continue reading Mount Comfort Community History Published in Flashback

Arkansas Writer Ellen Withers Possesses Impressive Portfolio

This the first in what may prove to be a series of posts submitted by subscribers to ArkansasWriters. Guidelines. Ellen Withers, of Conway, Arkansas, began her professional writing career in 2003 when she became a freelance contributor to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.  Also in 2003, she entered her first writing contest. Since that time, she has… Continue reading Arkansas Writer Ellen Withers Possesses Impressive Portfolio

August Writing Workshop at Fayetteville Public Library Spawns New Writers

  The Fayetteville Public Library (AR) sponsored a virtual workshop “Writing for Fun and Publication.”  Instructor Nancy Hartney focused on the short short fiction with twelve participants perusing articles, works of short fiction, and receiving personal critiques on their submitted work during the month of August. “Most of the attendees identified themselves as beginners BUT… Continue reading August Writing Workshop at Fayetteville Public Library Spawns New Writers

Barbara Youree Published in Writer’s Digest July/August 2020 Issue

The Writer’s Digest has tapped Northwest Arkansas author Barbara Youree for their annual July/August travel issue for 2020. Her piece, “Everything Happens Somewhere,” offers tools for building backdrops and setting, useful information for writing fiction, non-fiction, memoir, or travel. She reminds writers that whether. . . “. . . a novel, narrative nonfiction, or a short story, scenes come to… Continue reading Barbara Youree Published in Writer’s Digest July/August 2020 Issue

“Built for a Lifetime” in the July Ocotillo Review

The Kallisto Gaia Press (Austin, Texas) publishes Nancy Hartney’s short story, “Built for a Lifetime,” a tale of unexpected of kindness between a Mexican saddle maker and a young soldier, in the July Ocotillo Review. Hartney has published two collections of short stories, Washed in the Water and If the Creek Don’t Rise available through… Continue reading “Built for a Lifetime” in the July Ocotillo Review