Writing Prompt Wednesday: Spotlight on Haiku

Happy Wednesday, everyone. We are back from spring break! Today's topics are all about finalizing publishing documents, page counts, fact checking, and arguing about whether we should cross-publish pieces here and in the magazine (make your opinions known in the comments, y'all!) We're also starting work on some group projects reviewing other literary magazines, because professional …

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Writing Prompt Wednesday:

It's another week, that means it's another Forum lab! Today's topics include cover choices, finalizing choices and table of contents (look for acceptance emails once that's done), copy-editing and getting pestered by me for blog material. While you’re waiting, take a moment to write something fun based on the below prompt. Today's prompt is: A Secret …

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Writing Prompt Wednesday (on Thursday)

I know you all must be on tenterhooks waiting for more Forum Magazine news. We're still in the last whirlwind days of finalizing choices (there are so many amazing pieces, you guys), deciding on fonts and graphics and planning our last couple of steps. While you're waiting, take a moment to write something fun based …

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Weekly Feature Editor #2: James (Jesse) Crawford

Mirror By James Crawford I. I can’t speak for the mirror, standing outside, I am inside & different, and why question anything anyways if it’s the room that thinks we live our lives strange. a tiny apartment, a kitchen, & a closet is emptied of items that might suggest — a couple is living, taking …

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Editors Write: Craving IV

Forum Magazine is proud to present to you our fourth installment of "Editors Write," this time Forum's Non-Fiction Editor and Visual Arts Co-Editor, the wonderful Elise Stewart. This piece was inspired by the prompt "craving."  Please take a look, and always feel free to post your own work in the comments section below, or send …

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Writing Prompt Wednesday, and Happy Birthday Robert Frost!

Our own San Francisco native poet would have been 140-years-old today.  Alas, he died at the age of 88, but his poems live on and in celebration of his genius, we're devoting this week's Writing Prompt Wednesday contest to his poem "The Road Not Taken." Submit your piece inspired by today's writing prompt to submissions@forumccsf.org …

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