Weeks before I graduated university, I was offered a job. The position would put me in Manhattan full-time and pay in the range of $80,000/year. For someone fresh out of school, that’s really good money, and living in New York city made it even more alluring.
But I turned it…
I’m always confused when people say they have no regrets. The definition of regret is to “feel sad, repentant or disappointed over something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity.”
By that definition, I’ve had plenty of regrets.
I don’t regret having my…
I think about the word community in so many ways. First, the community that helped raise my daughter. I may be a single father, but throughout my daughter’s life, it would’ve been impossible to raise her without the help of my family.
In my creative life, I think of the…
By the open rates on these Editor Picks, I can tell you’re really enjoying this. Good, because we’re enjoying it, too, so much so that I’m personally going to cheat a little bit this week.
My favourite post from last week is Words In A Jar Held Close To The…
Hey CRYers, we’re excited that so many of you want to contribute to CRY. It’s literally what we dreamt of when we started this publication. Right now, though, we need to take a pause on accepting new writers.
If you’re currently a writer for CRY, you can submit as usual. But it’s already difficult enough keeping up with the daily submissions as is. Adding new writers is making it impossible.
We’ll still be publishing new stories daily and putting out prompts every Monday. That’s not changing and we don’t see that changing for the foreseeable future. All we’re doing is putting a pause on new writers.
Thanks and we hope you understand.
Imagine having to constantly dim your light to appease your partner. Imagine that partner is a rapper or entertainer who is constantly seeking the light and it’s your job to tilt the shine so it’s always on them.
I’m going to skip the preamble this week, but I will say that choosing a single story isn’t getting any easier. The submissions are getting better and better and making this choice impossible. But alas, we must choose, so here we go.