chapter 7 – Gratitude

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chapter 7



Conversations with P.A. O’Neil, Storyteller
Short Story – ‘A Deal with Hemlock’ by Emily Fluckiger
Short Story – ‘A Positive Session’ by Patt O’Neil
Short Story – ‘Scarecrow Shuffle’ by Julie Eger aka Author Copper Rose
Flash Fiction – ‘Hunger’ by Silvana McGuire
Poem – ‘Distance’ by Nerisha Kemraj
Poem – ‘Mandala’ by Kelly Rivera
Featured Artist – Mushk Rizvi
Recommendations – Farheen Shahzeb Khan

Drabbles by Aditya Deshmukh

Featured Photographer Diana Parkhouse

chapter 6

Fantasy Lands


Conversations with Christopher Paolini
Short Stories by Steve CarrMark KuglinRich Rurshell

Flash Fiction by David Bowmore
Poetry by Shawn Klimek

Drabbles by Aditya Deshmukh
Featured Artists Nicolas Arnold and Adnan Ali
Photography by Mazza Viscoli
Recommendations by Warda Shakaib

chapter 5



Conversations with Aditya Deshmukh & Team Pro-Karters
Short Stories by Bruce Rowe & Patt O’Neil
Poetry by Matt Pollock

Drabbles by Aditya Deshmukh
Art by Carlos Palma Cruchaga
Photography by Hasan Kazim
Recommendations by Shakaib Feroz

chapter 4



Conversations with Grant Hudson
Short Story by Mehreen Ahmed
Flash Fiction by David Bowmore
Poetry by Shawn Klimek & Kelly Rivera
Art by Saad Irfan
Photography by Ashhad Ali
Recommendations by Areeba Hasan & Omair Bin Asim Khan

chapter 3

Caught Offside


Conversations with Mehreen Ahmed
Short Stories by Steven CarrMark Kodama
Poetry by Jack Wolfe Frost
Art by Marek Denko
Photography by Emre Erden
Recommendations by Hasan Kazim


Chapter 2



Conversations with Shahan Zaidi
Short Story by Mark Bruce
Poetry by Aditya Deshmukh
Art by Shahan Zaidi and Zehra Asghar
Photography by Fasih Ahmed
Recommendations by Fareeha Umair


chapter 1



Conversations with Steven Carr
Short Story by Steven Carr 
Poetry by Mark Kodama
Art by Steven Stahlberg
Photography by Ading Attamimi
Recommendations by Umair Mirxa

  • Evolution cover
  • dreamscape cover
  • Caught Offside
  • 2. Chapter 2 - Brainstorm
  • 1. Chapter 1 - Awakening
  • Fantasy Land cover
  • gratitude