TWA #8 – “Illuminating Lunatics” by Tony Southcotte

Tired of being ignored, the Council of the New Illuminati decided that they had to come up with a new method of getting noticed. Something not even politicians, bureaucrats, and warmongers could ignore. They needed to send a message that the scientific community knew what was best for earth. So … Continue reading

TWA #6 – Edge of the Universe – JUDGEMENT

Our warrior writers have fought admirably, but ultimately only one can emerge victorious. Our esteemed judges have sifted through the carnage and rendered their decisions. So here we go, TWA #6 – The Edge of the Universe Judgement Day. If you haven’t already, check out Joseph Devon’s “The Pedestal” and Nick … Continue reading

Not in My Write Mind: Rumble in The Writer’s Arena, Part 3

‘Not In My Write Mind’ features trials and tales from my quest to go from a mediocre writer to a published mediocre writer. Please feel free to share in my struggle and laugh at my pain. Click here to read Part 2 As my day in the Human Echoes Podcast … Continue reading

TWA #6 – Short Story “The Price of Knowing” by Nick Nafpliotis

The Price of Knowing by Nick Nafpliotis “It’s stopped, ma’am.” Sally Watson heard a lot of things while commanding the Voyager 4 ground team, but learning that the craft had inexplicably ceased moving was not something she’d ever anticipated. “Come again?” she asked while staring up at the monitor. “Voyager … Continue reading

TWA #6 – Short Story “The Pedestal” by Joseph Devon

The Pedestal by Joseph Devon The realtor clutched her portfolio against her chest as she watched Mr. and Mrs. Gendarme examine the living room. Mr. Gendarme was an older man, his body short and squat. His face seemed constantly angered as his bushy eyebrows followed his gaze all around the … Continue reading

Not In My Write Mind: Rumble In the Writers Arena, Part 2

‘Not In My Write Mind’ features trials and tales from my quest to go from a mediocre writer to a published mediocre writer. Please feel free to share in my struggle and laugh at my pain. Click here to read Part 1 Today, I began the process (again) of trying … Continue reading

Author Spotlight: Nick Nafpliotis

Nick Nafpliotis is a music teacher and writer from Charleston, South Carolina. During the day, he instructs students from the ages of 11-14 on how to play band instruments. At night, he writes about weird crime, bizarre history, pop culture, and humorous classroom experiences on his blog, RamblingBeachCat.com. He is also … Continue reading

Not In My Write Mind: Rumble In the Writers Arena, Part 1 by Nick Nafpliotis

‘Not In My Write Mind’ features trials and tales from Nick Nafpliotis’ quest to go from a mediocre writer to a published mediocre writer. Please feel free to share in his struggle and laugh at his pain. You can read the original at Nick’s blog.     One of the many places … Continue reading

Author’s Week in The Writer’s Arena

Readers, Writer’s, and strange people sitting naked in front of your keyboard with nothing but a can of Nutella, lend me your ears. Welcome to Writer’s week, in which we lend this blog to the wonderful challengers of The Writer’s Arena We’re changing up the schedule a bit this week and taking a … Continue reading