A few months back, I headed down to Myrtle Beach for my daughter’s cheer competition. Not a bad drive, right about seven and a half hours. I figured I could work all day Friday and leave right after work at five or so o’clock and be fine to drive. A few people said I was being crazy, they said I would get tired driving, I should just take the day off. Of course, in truly belligerent Marine fashion, I refused all advice. I made a plan, and as the week progressed, I kept planning to do some laundry and pack so I could leave straight from work and not have to have to drive all night….Yeah, you see where this is going, huh? I failed miserably at the very first part of my plan, turns out that would be the story of the weekend.
The working title of my essay collection. Here you will find a brief excerpt of the project. I hope you enjoy.
This is something I have had several people requesting since I started writing. If you go here you will find links to all the work I have published or been apart of to date. Enjoy yourself. https://www.clippings.me/johnmidkiff
Adelaide has posted my essay Handbook on their website and it will be for sale on Monday the 15th. The link to read it online is http://adelaidemagazine.org/nonfiction.html. It will be for sale in the current issue section of their website. Go check it out! If you have any questions or feed back please feel free … Continue reading Adelaide Literary Magazine
My essay In The Abyss is on sale now at https://www.deadlywriterspatrol.org/order/ It is issue Number 12. Truthfully, I am in shock at the quality and beauty of this issue and the effort and care they put into it, really shows. Go check it out.
I was nominated for Marshall Universities Maier award in Creative Nonfiction earlier in the year. My piece Handbook has also been accepted for publication at Adelaide Literary Magazine. Honestly, when I saw some of the people that submitted I resigned myself to a loss and prepared to congratulate the winners. I knew some of the … Continue reading Maier Award!!!