Read This Please Volume 2 in a Book!

Dear Thoughtful Voyager, Announcing Our latest traveling companion… Volume 2 Click cover to have it delivered to your home! In a paperback book! It’s wireless and never needs charging! (Amazon Kindle version coming soon!) http://www.amazon.com/ReadThisPlease-Volume-Editions-Short-Stories/dp/0980920183/ ReadThisPlease Volume 2, Editions 7 – 12 $18.00 First printing 418 pages Sage Press Title ID: 3913161 ISBN-13: 978-0980920185 Cano … Read more

Kiva is Now – Join Team ReadThisPlease

AdminNow ~ All the chatter about the economy and the cost of debt, trying to make a go and find a little joy… enter KIVA. Thanks to Jen, intrepid ReadThisPlease idea generator, we are now a big tycoon moneybags lender! Not really, but we do have heart… From the desk of Jen A C: Have … Read more

Little Miss Liberty

  Dearest Reader, Enclosed find the notes I have compiled in researching my new book, Little Miss Liberty. It was not my objective to write this story, but somehow little things happen and opportunities demand their own homage. A few years back I bought a silver coin, a piece of bullion, on a bet that … Read more

ReadThisPlease Edition 11 Now Available

Just for our friends and subscribers, you can go to ReadThisPlease.com and read Edition 11. It’s all for you. Doorways November 11, 2011   column 1 Junction by Jen A C Deer Crossing by Bruce Reisner Electric Avenue by Adrienne S Moody Doll Baby by M Dawn Thacker   column 2 Ghosts and Truth by … Read more

100,000 Word Meals Served

  What a year… so far. It all started in a humble online coffee shop with some talented writers who came together to pool resources, support, and a vision to share their messages. Now, six months later, we have four ebooks, a paperback volume ready to hit the shelves, ten online editions, syndication, and many … Read more

Ticket To Ride – Edition 10 Is Out

Image © 2011 by Sheila Cano   Edition 10 will soon be out on ebook! Let’s go! ReadThisPlease.com Edition 10 is all about travel and motion, getting somewhere, and what we do when we arrive. Traveling takes many forms, so buckle up—we invite you to read some road-ready short stories by the wandering scribes at … Read more

ReadThisPlease Ebooks Available On Kindle

  The editor shows up—ragged, weary, and with a sublime expression of superiority. What has happened? We wondered. Now we understand. The tireless editorial team, tech guru Steve, and publisher Donna have coordinated the upcoming release of all ReadThisPlease editions on ebook. Wow! We have a new published catalog of quality reads and short stories … Read more

Josephine and the Royal Court

I should really alter some circumstances to protect the innocent, but for you folks, the justifiable facts.   I once worked with the ugliest woman around. I mean hard and difficult to look at. Her name was Josephine and she was as mean as she was terrifying to gaze upon. I was working as a … Read more

ReadThisPlease Edition #8 Released

  Read This Please Online Periodical Edition #8, themed Melancholic Habitus, and all about the turmoil of inspiration. Writers, poets, artists and musicians can relate. We understand the web of angst and rumination coiling in the frontal lobe. We dive in and sort through triggers, flashbacks and mental mazes, organizing fleeting glimpses into verse, or … Read more

Window Thoughts on ReadThisPlease Ed. 8

March 15, 2011 ReadThisPlease Emagazine issues Edition #8, themed Melancholic Habitus, and all about the turmoil of inspiration. Writers, poets, artists and musicians can relate. We understand the thought spaghetti of angst and rumination coiling in the frontal lobe. We dive in and sort through these flashbacks and mazes, organizing fleeting glimpses into verse, or … Read more

ReadThisPlease Edition 8 Coming Soon

Look for it in thirteen days, on the Ides of March, 03/15/11, Edition 8 Edition #8 has a special theme, and a personal one for many of the writers, Melancholic Habitus. That’s the place within ourselves where we go to ruminate, to worry and fret. Poets, artists, musicians, and writers know this domain all to … Read more

Sturm und Drang

Literally, storm and stress, Sturm und Drang was a literary viewpoint, a brief, creative movement. The vitality, a flower thrust center point, then lashed to a backdrop of ominous foreboding—extremes, melodramatic, powerful in contrast. There’s beauty in forces greater than ourselves, and amplify the effect with an innocent, frail subject. This, I contend, is a … Read more

Readthisplease Valentine’s Day Edition

Dear Reader, We invite you to Read This Please, our online periodical, and the start of a second volume. What better day to begin again? Spring’s coming around soon—romance seeks the willing. A Valentine’s Day edition felt right. And it’s all about the love—shall we get a little intimate? Perhaps reveal those inner yearnings that … Read more

Winter in Abstract

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