The Times, They Are a Changing

The times, they are a changing. The physical transformations that FIVE (5) DECADES of writing have forced upon Scott C. Holstad. 1988 - 2021. A slideshow of the path my career and journey as a writer has taken me over a FIVE DECADE span (which is really hard to believe). All of these photos representing …

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An Intro to the Finnish Readers of Rendezvous’ssa re US Writer Scott C. Holstad, Circa 1993

When I started getting published in 1988-89, somehow -- I no longer remember how -- I came into contact with some Finnish writers, editors, publishers & magazines by at least 1990. At the time, Bukowski was very popular in Finland (& with me as well) & I'm afraid that like many, I emulated him just …

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Last Issue of RRR

It's the first day of spring and that means the Spring 2016 issue of Ray's Road Review has been published. Please feel free to drop by and read some fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Additionally, we're going on indefinite hiatus, which makes us a bit sad. My severely poor health makes it no longer possible for …

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New Ray’s Road Review

I'm pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2015 issue of Ray's Road Review. It has plenty of new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography. Feel free to check it out at http://raysroadreview.com. Since I'm the poetry editor, I may as well plug the poets. They are Ruth Z. Deming, Ernest Williamson, R.T. Castleberry, Ross …

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Submission Guidelines

Why don't so many people read or adhere to magazine submission guidelines? This is the eternal mystery for me. As a magazine poetry editor, I have published a set of submission guidelines that I expect people to follow when submitting. I don't think it's too much to ask. When you're a writer submitting to a …

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New RRR Out!

Since it's the first day of summer, I'd like to announce the publication of the Summer 2015 issue of Ray's Road Review. Please read and enjoy. Since I'm the poetry editor, I'd like to highlight the poets. They include Susan C. Waters, Bill Abbott, Ivan Jenson, Grant Mason, Mitchell Grabois, Michelle Askin, and Erren Kelly. …

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New Ray’s Road Review

It's spring and that means the Spring 2015 issue of Ray's Road Review has been published today. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography. Check it out! http://raysroadreview.com Of course, since I'm the poetry editor, I have to acknowledge the poets in this issue. They include Lyn Lifshin, Robert Joe Stout, Terry Savoie, Alan Catlin, Richard Fein, …

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