Archive for October, 2015

Featured Friday: Leave A Story

Posted by melissa kandel on October 30, 2015 in Featured Friday, Fiction | No Comments

This Friday, I feature a website so simple in its genius, it’s simply genius. Leave A Story, founded by a Swedish graphic designer, is exactly that: You leave a story, the artist draws to it. So, when I handed over “Fly” a few weeks ago, I was soon gifted with an imaginative, whimsical, spot-on rendering of […]

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The Funhouse

Posted by melissa kandel on October 28, 2015 in Fiction | No Comments

By Melissa Marni There was nothing unusual about the way the coffee was poured. There was nothing unusual in the way it tumbled from the pot, dark as a wicked temper, or in the way the waitress smiled at him, a toothless grin that stretched her bloated, veiny cheeks almost to their breaking point. She […]

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Featured Friday: Slasher Mag

Posted by melissa kandel on October 23, 2015 in Interview, On Writing | No Comments

Like James Dean in a perfectly worn leather jacket, Slasher Mag defines cool. The online publication has a certain je ne sais quoi that is hard to describe but, with a quick glance at some recent Slasher posts, easy to understand. (Bonus: Editor-In-Chief Elodie Parthenay’s Instagram gives the most seriously chic vibes.) So, when Slasher published my article about […]

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Little Coffee Story

Posted by melissa kandel on October 21, 2015 in Fiction | 1 Comment

By Melissa Marni So this is my little coffee story. Sorry that I’m only getting around to telling it to you now, me sitting inside this café near a window dribbling with slow rain and you sitting in … well, wherever it is you are. Maybe you’re in a café too, or at home with […]

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Featured Friday: Egg Barrel

Posted by melissa kandel on October 16, 2015 in Featured Friday | No Comments

I’d tell you about Egg Barrel, the website at bat for this week’s Featured Friday, but their description is so perfect, I just have to use it instead: “Egg Barrel is a place to find and share creativity in all forms. You don’t have to be a professional journalist, photographer or writer. Come here to get inspired, […]

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A Morning with Mr. Moonshine

Posted by melissa kandel on October 3, 2015 in Fiction | No Comments

By Melissa Marni It was early morning in early fall. The world was dark, as it tended to be on autumn days such as this, newly unfolded and still smudgy from whatever was left of the night. A hum, low but gentle, rumbled not far behind Peter Luck, who was speedily making his way down […]

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