Ken McManus, Fiction
“You folks don’t seem to understand—this is not a question of policy or an approach. It is going to happen, whether we plan to cooperate or not.” Jacobs spoke calmly, evidenced no need to persuade or cajole with his words. “My source is right here.” [ more ... ]
Jamal Ali, Featured Columnist
So, with the inexorable wave of change coming in the dissemination or distribution of all sorts of copyrightable content, we must begin to think of how best to surf this wave, or be swept away by it. This brings to bear a series of consideration points. First, what is “copyrightable content”, and what are the types and degrees of protection we can expect on the far side of this “wave of change”, in a practicable context? [ more ... ]
Donnellda Rice, Esq., Essay
The court determined that Mr. McGhee was a Negro, because he looked like one, and his wife looked "like the mulatto type." The court ordered the McGhees to vacate the property within 90 days, and restrained them from using or occupying the premise in the future. [ more ... ]
Deadline: June 15, 2005 (postmarked)
This contest will be offered annually for a previously unpublished poetry collection of at least 50 pages, which may include previously published poems. The competition seeks to award well-written, original poetry in English on any topic, in any style. more...
Deadline: August 31, 2005 (postmarked)
A prize of $500 will be given annually for an unpublished short story written in English. The winning entry will be published on the Drylongso site and in an anthology of short fiction. more...
Early in July, he woke up to a knock on his door. His parents were at work. Garrett says that he was greeted by an army recruiter and two police officers. “They had been calling me for weeks, saying I had to come enroll, but I kept telling them,...
THERE ARE TWO PARTS to the human dilemma. One is a belief that the end justifies the means. That push-button philosophy, that deliberate deafness to suffering, has become a monster in the war machine. The other is the betrayal of the human spirit: the...
"Some years ago, in a speech to clients in the cattle industry, Ron Duchin, senior vice-president of the PR firm Mongoven, Biscoe, and Duchin (which represents probably a quarter of the largest corporations in the world), outlined his firm's basic divide-and-conquer...
The Last Wizards