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Writing Raw Literary Magazine

Monday, 31st October 2011 (all day)

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October 2011 issue of is now online
“A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it to be God.”
Sidney Sheldon
WritingRaw’s First Contest Winner is… Charles Sanchez! Stop in and read his winning short based on the word: WIDDENDREAM
NOVEMBER CONTEST: Write a 500 word or less piece using the following outdated phrase: "The cat's pajamas." The deadline for this will be October 23. The winner will receive a $20 gift certificate from and be posted on
NEW COLUMN: Writing To Set Criteria by Raine Voss. An interact creative writing lesson. She provides the title for the piece (writers choice as to genre but limited to 600 words); 2 settings (place, emotion or both); 7 key words (all of which must be used); 3 randomly chosen numbers; and a colour... and YOU send the finished piece to her and she will choose the one which shows the best (and least forced) use of the criteria. Come on, give it a try.
COLUMNS: We would still like to offer space for columns - but these MUST be related in some way to writing or books. If you have an idea, please contact Weeb and check with him.
FLASH FICTION REVIEWS: Send us your flash fiction book reviews - no more than 250 words per review. Send to
We are sure there is tons that we haven't hit on in this rambling piece, and we will update things throughout the month if need be. Until then, dive in and discover a new and emerging writer. We are sure you will enjoy this issue.
The Staff of
Ditch, Weeb, Rib
New in this issue:

·        Anna's Room by Lo-Arna Collins

·        Condemned by Jason P. Henry

·        Death in a Garden by Christopher Nagle

·        Edibility by Michael Shannon

·        Gone Away… by Vivian Conejero

·        Like Ripening Fruit by Clive Gill

·        The Dead Travel Quickly by VL Sheridan

·        Inside by Richard Styles

·        The Devil's Orchestra by Jerry Guarino

·        The Translucent Boy by Jolene Poole

·        When Beauty Meets Morbid by Debra Ann Elliott


·        A Pumpkin Poem From Memory by Salvatore Buttaci

·        An Engineer Remembers by Barbara Beswick

·        An Inflated Ball [The Scheme Of Currency] by James Dye

·        Autumn Morn by Peter Yates

·        Bugs by Vincent Davis

·        Cruel Nature - Cruel Life by John Behan

·        Cycle by Kathy Abrahams

·        Fearful Night by James Mackie

·        In Charge by John Grey

·        In My Past Life by Kristen Walker

·        Life of Addiction by Jason Anderson

·        Leprechaun? by Peter Yates

·        Our Spot by Tammy Burley

·        Port by Debra Jean Roberts

·        Wanton Woman by Tichaona Chinyelu

NEW Poems by Rib!

·        Artist of the Month: by Mohammed Abbagana

·        pro-jec-tile: Novella by Scott D. Wilson

·        The Bow Hunter: Novella by Malcolm McBride


·        Steve Alten

·        Margaret Coel

·        Michael Prescott

·        Kimberla Lawson Roby


·        Allbooks Review

·        Between the Sheets: The Long Song by Andrea Levy

·        Flash Reviews


really BAD Shakespeare Season 3 Begins!
Episode 1 online NOW: Why Then Tonight Let Us Assay Our Plot


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