Stephen King’s ‘On Writing’

  I’ve been reading Stephen King’s “On Writing,” a part memoir, part master class that essentially offers the tools an aspiring author needs to quit aspiring. Stephen offers advice while dissecting memories from his childhood and his early career as a writer. He talks about his near-fatal accident, and how writing helped him heal–but more importantly, he […]

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2017 ACMA Conference

The Vortex staff have returned from the 2017 ACMA Conference and are pleased to announce we won Magazine of the Year, Magazine Editor of the Year, First Place Contents Page Design, First Place Cover Design, First Place in Scriptwriting, First, Second, and Third Place in Fiction Writing, First and Second Place in Nonfiction Writing, First, […]

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Submissions and Changes

There are moments of the day when the bumblebees waddle across garden blossoms and a warm wind stirs the cottonwood leaves, but the weatherman assures me it is autumn and I have set my pumpkin out, accordingly. On this cusp of summer and autumn, heat and cool, the Vortex is transitioning, too. Some of our […]

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