Old advertisements were created to be eye-catching when they were released, but when one sees them today, they may be even more noticeable. And downright weird. Brigids Gate Press opened a submission call for short stories inspired by that weird, with all proceeds going to support the International Rescue Committee, a nonprofit organization devoted to…Keep reading
Pain, anger, confusion, survival–elements all of humanity shares–come into conflict with society’s demands for purity, joy, and conformity in this moving compilation of poems written by Tyler Pennock, an Indigenous LGBTQIA+ individual. There’s something about poetry that comes from the soul, from a place of vulnerability, from a place of honesty, and self. Blood has…Keep reading
The Inciting Incident is one of the most critical plot points in your story: it justifies why your story is even happening, so it needs to be well developed out and executed for maximum impact. The Inciting Incident is the transition point between your Introduction, where your reader learns about your main character and what…Keep reading
Your lungs are burning, sweat is dripping down every inch of bare skin. The stench, mingled with other subtle and potent smells makes it harder to breathe in the precious gulps of air. Just a little bit more of this, and that’s it. No more. But a small part of you, deep down, suspects you’ll…Keep reading
My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ancient Greek tales are dominated by males: male heroes, male motives, male accomplishments and desires. In 2021, the founders of Brigids Gate Press set out to change things up and opened a submission call for new perspectives on these beloved tales: the untold perspectives, the hidden truths of the…Keep reading
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