Looking for an Editor? Add An Eye Has You Covered

So a while ago, I thought to myself, my writing needs someone to tell me what’s working and what isn’t. Not just grammar and structure, but dialogue, fluidness, plot holes, etc. The problem — every editorial service promises results, and few do. Plus, they ask for an arm-and-a-leg, something most writers just can’t afford. Then I found “Add an Eye Editing Services.” I worked with Sara, who was lights out. The result? My manuscript, “A Dead Job” was a finalist for the Speculative Literary Award. Since then, I don’t look back. I use “Add an Eye” for everything.

As I Sit in the Hall: A Call for Honest Writing

It’s late. In a few hours, we’ll wake up and leave for the hospital. It scares my wife. It scares me too. Our son is due in the morning. There’s something about creation and death that keeps a person honest. My wife’s latest pregnancy framed a lot for me about my shortcomings, from my terse patience to my all too often bleak perspective of the world. At this moment though, it’s irrelevant. And yet, for as trivial as every issue in the world feels, a whisper tells me to mend my past to honor the future. It’s time to adjust my approach to everything I thought I once knew, including something that’s bothered me for a while… my writing. Writers are a funny sort. We begin our literary pilgrimage

Justin Alcala Literary Schedule

Thanks again for all the great support. The recent birth of Ronan has reminded me how storybook life can be. The good news, none of the excitement has halted writing production. Far from it. Below is a list of all the upcoming news for future works and events… March 2020: I’ll be a guest interview on The Written World Podcast to discuss finding your voice in writing. Stream date to be announced shortly after recording. April 2020: Running Wild Press will release their Running Wild Anthology of Stories, volume 4 in hard back and ebook. My short story, “A Blind and Terrible Thing” will be featured along with several other talented authors. May 2020: The Hide & Seek anthology will feature my wo

Ronan is Born

I heard you coming from a distance. It’s hard to ignore the world uprooting and the heavens twisting down. I felt you coming from the way the earth shook and the way my hands trembled. Now, here you are amongst us, delivered from the Great Divide. Still, even with every warning, I didn’t know how beautiful you’d be.Welcome to the world Ronan Frederick Alcala. Born on 3.1.20, the same birthday as my beloved dad, Carl Alcala (sorry, but I'm a proud daddy for the second time and i'm to the moon and back with joy).

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