by Caneel Cheskin My prince guided me onto the balcony. Above, the dark sky hid behind wispy clouds. Orchestral music floated through the air. He bowed, offering me his hand. … Continue Reading “Balcony” – Microfiction March Madness Contest HONORABLE MENTION
by Richard P. Mayer Punching a tattered time card, robotically, her life is completed in small portions each night. She is a time-worn book nearing its final chapter, faded with … Continue Reading “The Night Worker (The D Train)” – Microfiction March Madness Contest HONORABLE MENTION
by Christopher Palmer Distorted and pale, projected on the ceiling. The familiar, warm buzzsaw sound. The feeling already starting to leave my hands. “Hello?” “Oh, hey.” “Yeah.” “Yeah, I’m just … Continue Reading “A Blue Light on the Ceiling; A Cold Vein in My Arm” – Microfiction March Madness Contest WINNER
By Coffee and Horror Contest Second Place Winner, Aislinn Forbes It smelled like coffee. Like my mother on late Sunday mornings and college cafes. Like comfort. Which didn’t make any … Continue Reading Burnt
We would like to thank everyone for participating in our coffee and horror contest! We received so many great submissions and it was a tough choice to figure out the … Continue Reading Contest Winners!
We are extending our contest deadline to April 6, 2019, to allow a week for more of your wonderful work! Remember to include both themes of coffee AND horror in … Continue Reading Contest Extension!
We are excited to invite you to join in on The River’s new contest! Based off the topics of our blogs, we challenge you to create a piece that involves … Continue Reading Calling All Creators!
If you haven’t heard, we’re hosting a podcast contest! So in thinking about the contest, you may be wondering: “How do I even make a podcast?” Well, good news! We’ve … Continue Reading Podcasting Resources