Two Years Ago I Analyzed the Sound of The Cure, Now I Get to Make It

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thanks to all of you Metropolitan area and out of town Cure fans for coming to the June 9, 2016 Cure tribute hosted by Like Herding Cats. The Cake Shop was packed. Here is a video of fan footage from our opener, Pictures of You. More pictures are coming shortly. Aaand here they are:   [...]

Like Herding Cats Like You

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

  A musician once asked me if I was mad at him. When I told him I wasn’t, a wave of calm washed over him, he shared his music with me and became my friend. Since then, I have also been on a mission to make sure people are not mad at me. That mission [...]

What Rejection? First Place in the Second Chance Contest

| December 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  One could say the question “What holds a home together?” unifies the submissions that won First Place in New Wave and The Art’s Second Chance Contest, a novel excerpt by Rebecca Demarest and a poem by Edward Spade, in the second issue we’ve published from our LA tour. Upcoming Memoir Contest Hint #4: If [...]

Transcending Rejection — Second Place in the Second Chance Contest Coming to You from LA

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The showcase of the Second Place submissions for the Second Chance Contest comes to you from New Wave and the Art’s LA tour. Upcoming Memoir Contest Hint #3: Entry may just get you prime advertising space in New Wave and the Art for your website, blog, or e-book, when you download the affliction-memoirs that [...]

Defying Rejection — Third Place in New Wave and The Art’s Second Chance Contest has a Memoir Flavor

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Third Place in New Wave and the Art’s Second Chance Contest gives us a taste of memoir writing. What makes a memoir piece fit the sentiment of those published by judges Amanda Miller and Sebastian Briglia? Keep checking in for the official guidelines and dates of the upcoming memoir contest. The list of Second Chance Contest winners and [...]

Rejecting Rejection — The New Wave Rises — Fourth Place in New Wave and The Art’s Second Chance Contest

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Here are the two pieces that ranked in Fourth Place in New Wave and the Art’s Second Chance Contest. Hint #2 for our next scene-building contest: The top memoir pieces in the vein of those published by judges Amanda Miller and Sebastian Briglia may be included in an e-book anthology of New Wave and the Art memoir authors, [...]

You Can Reject The New Wave, But You Can Not Stop It — Second Chance Contest Winners

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Top 10 entries in our Second Chance for Rejected Writing of All Genres contest reflect the playful yet earnest voice we admire at New Wave and The Art, whether they are poems, short stories or essays. In order to avoid genres competing for rank and to keep the focus on the craft, we [...]

Live Literary Mind Benders

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Wave and the Art would like to thank all of you who submitted entries to the Second Chance for Rejected Writing of All Genres Contest. The winners will be announced on Thanksgiving day, when we will publish two winning stories, and we will continue to publish them in the month of December. Last year, [...]

New Wave and The Art’s No Entry-Fee Second Chance for Rejected Writing of all Genres Contest

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Submission Call: Give your favorite rejected writing a second chance. Select one piece of prose or up to four poems from all the work you thought was going to get bought by a magazine, win, or at least rank in a contest, but instead got you a rejection letter, and submit it to New Wave and The [...]

Read and Review for Self-Published Authors

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments