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Unearthed from Third Person Press

Sneak Preview

Everyone loves a sneak preview, right? Third Person Press is happy to announce that Volume III of The Speculative Elements Series is in the final stage of production. Our largest anthology to date, this collection is brimming with 21 awesome stories. Our contributors are: Mona Anderson, Walter Carey, Ken Chisholm, Wesley J. Colford, Kerry Anne Fudge, Larry Gibbons, Meg Horne,… Read more →

The Quillian Chronicles

Listen to my story

The Quillians is an online writing group that meets in Second Life. We are fortunate to have as one of our members, John Lambert, who in addition to writing, has a lot of experience with podcasting. With his experience and hard work—along with co-moderator, Sherry Ramsey—The Quillian Chronicles podcasts came into being last year. Last month, my reading of NetWorld… Read more →

Third Person Press

There’s still time

Third Person Press has announced an extended deadline for its next anthology, Unearthed–Volume 3 of The Speculative Elements series. Writers have until the end of February to polish your story. Make sure to read the full guidelines here to improve your chances of acceptance. The stories MUST be speculative and you MUST have some connection to Cape Breton Island in… Read more →

Airborne Launches!

We here at Third Person Press are thrilled to announce the publication of Airborne, Volume II of The Speculative Elements Series. Third Person Press is an independent publishing venture based in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Third Person Press, founded by Sherry D. Ramsey, Julie A. Serroul and myself in 2007, is interested in promoting speculative fiction by writers from (or… Read more →

Leaving Leftism Behind

This is a reprint from my creativity zine, The Practically Creative Quarter…with a few changes. While in the process of writing an article about using the non-dominant hand in journaling as a way to reach the R-mind, I had an epiphany. I realized that my icon and ‘short-hand’ talk of R-mindfulness, based on Betty Edwards work regarding the use of… Read more →

Being Practically Creative

I have a close friend who has compared herself unfavorably to me in terms of creativity ever since we were girls. According to her, I’m creative and she isn’t. But I never bought it. She’s a elementary school teacher and I’ve seen the way she tackles a challenging situation in her classroom. She goes at that challenge with a buoyancy,… Read more →