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1999-Fall Index~Volume 16 #3

Regular Features:

3 From the Editor by Deborah Ranchuk

11 Spotlighting the Links by Carole Roy -Internet sites for "Back to the Basics of Writing"

52 NOTES Canadian and other Markets, Contests, Notices, Awards and Writer's Guidelines.

62 Asian Markets by Raymond J. G. Wells

64 Advertisements - A Word from our Supporters.

Special Feature Word Puzzle on Page 33.

SIDEBARS Comics on pages 14, 51

Quotes for Thought on pages 17, 22, 24, 52, 57, 59


Short Fiction Contest Honourable Mention Winners:

4 The Sign by Jewel Seehaus-Fisher

6 Memories by Clayton Smith McCann

7 What is - poem by Patricia Melnyk

8 Storm Poem by Richard Scarsbrook

9 Promise Poem by C. Janet Johnstone

10 Annual Short Fiction Contest Rules

13 The Driving Force by Dena Thompson - The inner drive that makes a writer write.

15 Word Lists and the Word Search Puzzleby Shirley Harshenin Fun ideas for creating word search puzzles.

18 What Makes a Writing Contest Legitimate? by Anthony Chalk The truth about poetry contests.

19 Rural Autumn Bckons poem by Rom Corlies

20 Scientific Writing: Open for Discussion by Grady Hanrahan - Integrating science into the writer's world.

22 Interview with Patricia Andrews by L. Jans - Short heplful tips for beginning writers.

23 The Image of Writers and Alcohol by David Alek Knight The price to uphold a writer's drinking reputation.

24 Continuous Motion Poem by Jean Powis

25 Secret Powers by Joyce Locking Unnleashing the secret powers of the muse.

26 Culinary Poetry by Diana Peacock Recipe ideas to stir your poetic taste buds!

26 Words on Parade Poem by Yvonne Young

27 How Do I Write Thee? by Patricia Melnyk - Ways of increasing poetry productivity.

29 A Writer's Observation In Verse by Jill Williams - How to listen to your story.

30 The Rock Poem by David Alec Knight

31 Interview With Nellie Smith by L. Jans - Frank tidbits on her writing life.

32 Don't Fall Poem by Richard Smith

34 Poetry As Part of My Existance by Anna Panunto -How the soul is ever present in writing poetry.

35 Musing Poem by Susan Fridkin

36 The Trouble With Writing by Pat Maloney - An insightful look into a writer's obsession.

37 Raindrops Applauding Poem by Harvey Steinburg

38 Web Design for Writers by Russ Harvey - Tips to make your writer's website user-friendly.

41 In Time Poem by T. Anders Carson

42 Computer Terms by Russ Harvey - Computer jargon revealed!

43 Storm Warning Poem by Patricia Melnyk

44 Dear Author by Sherri Jilek - Perserverence pays off.

47 Awakening of an Angel Poem by Zvezdan Vukanovic

48 Poets' Biographies

49 Reviews:

  • My Lost Mexico: The Making of a Novel by James A. Garner

    Reviewed by David Alec Knight

  • The Open Window by Richard Grove

    Reviewed by Anthony Chalk

  • Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith

    Reviewed by Joyce A. Locking