Archive for November, 2015

Featured Friday: Visual Strands

Posted by melissa kandel on November 20, 2015 in Featured Friday, Interview | No Comments

At the intersection of inspiration and art, there’s Visual Strands, a Netherlands-based magazine founded by graphic designer, Yvonne de Jonge. I love the story of Yvonne’s journey to launching her mag (check that out here) and was more than happy to chat with her about little word studio. No surprise, our dialogue flailed wildly across […]

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Special Delivery

Posted by melissa kandel on November 17, 2015 in Fiction | No Comments

On a cool night in November, the moon a luminescent hangnail in the sky, she sat alone below the window, waiting. A sandpaper wind blew across her cheeks and scraped against whatever the now-bare trees had shucked to the ground. She scowled at the red and brown and orange leaves by her feet, pathetic relics […]

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Featured Friday: Whim Magazine

Posted by melissa kandel on November 6, 2015 in Featured Friday, Interview | No Comments

Keep writing. The more you write, the easier it’ll become to take an idea you have in your head and, with a whole lot of heart, craft it into something you can send out into the world … Browse the digital pages of Whim Magazine and you’ll find an ethereal collection of photos that appear as […]

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The Blue Stones of Lisbon

Posted by melissa kandel on November 5, 2015 in Fiction | No Comments

By Melissa Marni On a certain street in Lisbon, cobblestones line a narrow, serpentine roadway and when it rains, the stones turn a brilliant shade of dark blue. Somewhere along this street, (exactly where is hard to say), once lived an old, cantankerous woman and her niece, who was described by all accounts to be […]

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