October is officially here (we know because there's snow) and that means we're ready to let you know about our September Patreon contest. The September contest was inspired by our new logos and required participants to include the following quote from Robert Kroetsch's novel What the Crow Said: "And that was the first time the… Continue reading Writing Contest Reveal!
We promised you more good. short. writing., and we hope you enjoy! Check out our latest issue of antilang. and our inaugural issue of soundbite Thanks for all your support, and lots of love from the ALP team! (and don't worry, you can still read antilang. no. 1 in our archive)
Only 5 more days until we get to share a tonne of amazing new writing with you! We're putting the finishing touches on antilang. no. 2 and the first volume of soundbite, which means you only have a few days left to snag your own PDF or hard copy of issue no. 1 by supporting… Continue reading Countdown to Launch!
Hello! As you know, we are ramping up for the launches of antilang. no. 2 and soundbite no.1 with previews running for both publications until and after the launch (September 5th!). So, we thought we should remind you of our Patreon offers that expires on September 5th... If you support us for $2/ month (before… Continue reading Last Chance for Issue 1 & Patreon Update
Exciting news! Our original logo designer and Issue 1 cover artist, Lissa McFarland has helped us come up with two new logos! A crow for antilang. and a raven for soundbite! (jk--it's the same bird used for both because it's just so cool!) We will be officially launching the new logos when our… Continue reading New Logos!
Hello! Just a quick note to let you know that we will be a bit unreachable until August 22nd because...we're going on a working holiday to Iceland! Technically, both of us are going to a conference (Exploring Canada: Exploits and Encounters hosted by the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies) then spending some time camping around… Continue reading Summer Va-cay! (sort of)
Happy Friday! If you read our latest blog post, then you know we are starting monthly writing contests for our Patrons. Available to anyone who donates $2/ month (or more), a new contest starts on the first of every month. The top 3 picks will be featured on our blog (and because the challenges focus… Continue reading Flash Writing Contest!
What does literary brevity look like? Show us! Hey everyone, we've been vetting your writing for antilang. no. 2 and we're blown away by your incredible words! Now we're looking for an amazing piece of art that captures the essence of good short writing for the issue's cover. What does literary brevity look like? Show us! Maybe you'll go… Continue reading Issue 2 Cover Art Contest
Our primary goal with Patreon is to pay our contributing artists, both former and future, allowing us to support and promote emerging talent and put them into dialogue with established writers. As promised in our "The Acrobatics of Bureaucracy" entry, we are now shamelessly asking for any donations on Patreon. We know many of our contributors… Continue reading Now Accepting Donations!