In November of 2016, I announced ACC 2017, a mission statement for ACC Pub Ink’s coming year. Ten months later, the days ticking down to the reveals for ACC 2018, I can say that the year has been full of both successes, failures, and everything in between. I’d like to take this moment to run […]Read More ACC 2017: 10 Months Later…
Written September 2015. This is an ancient folktale told in the Valley. Once, many years before humans walked the Earth, there was a forest, of massive size and sublime quality, which spread from the edges of the Tyrian beaches to the beginning of the Hayekian plains. This expanse of greenery and woodland was renowned and […]Read More Short Story: The Mountain & The Flame
Written September 2015. “Number twelve. You have to do something….please I don’t know how much longer I can hold out against the warp.” Beep! Message deleted. “Number one. Hello, I’m very sorry to disturb you but I’m afraid that my life is in danger. My name is Dr. Hunter Syhmjion, and this may be hard […]Read More Short Story: While You Were Out
Written August 2015. Elements Co-Created by Mari Harutunian, Erika Karlin, and Alexa Marquis. Benton Warwick had always been wary of the Forest of the Fey. Even as a small child, when his friends had danced at the edges of that strange and dangerous abyss, careless smiles upon their countenance, he had shied away, his spine alight […]Read More Short Story: A Night in Gulch Falls
tear up the instruction manual they left for you & break free push away the boxes they built for you & be free do your best and get a B sing loud and proud and in the wrong key make them earn your laughs and your smiles stand fast through the tribulations and all […]Read More Poem: break/be/free
This September, Squirrel Academy returns with an all-new adventure- the Castle of Carnage Island! This serial adventure will update every weekend starting September 23rd, 2017. What is the Castle of Carnage Island? And what does it mean for our favorite squirrels? Find out then! If you want to catch up in the meantime, check out […]Read More Announcing Squirrel Academy: The Castle of Carnage Island!
Written November 2012. A Sequel to Whiskers & a Keen Mind. A cat quietly rested in a towering oak, delighting in the dawn’s gentle warmth. Completely at ease, Kieron almost didn’t notice his elderly companion’s absence. Almost, but not quite. Edur had agreed to meet Kieron this quiet spring morning, and Kieron was beginning […]Read More Short Story: Whiskers & An Inquisitive Heart
Written November 2012. Stealthily, a cat ascended the crumbling stone wall, and it seemed to him that there had never been a night as chaotic and disturbed as this one. From their perch facing the newer part of town, Kieron and his older companion, Edur, watched the unfolding events with moderate interest. Across the […]Read More Short Story: Whiskers & A Keen Mind