Editor’s Desk

From the Editor’s Desk: The Beating Heart of Us

From the Editor’s Desk: The Beating Heart of Us

Almost a year ago, I set out with some of the of dearest people I’ve ever known to create Syntax & Salt. It’s been a privilege to read so many stories and a pleasure putting great work out there into the world. If I’m totally honest, it’s also been a lot of work, but more Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: The Beating Heart of Us

From the Editor’s Desk: The 2017 Staff Issue

From the Editor’s Desk: The 2017 Staff Issue

Prior to forming Syntax & Salt: Stories, I had the privilege of working with each person on staff as a writer, on Scribophile, a writing critique platform. Through various groups, contests, and story critiquing, we formed a group focused on developing our skills as writers of magical realism and other speculative or experimental forms. To make Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: The 2017 Staff Issue

From the Editor’s Desk: Issue 01:2017

From the Editor’s Desk: Issue 01:2017

Our latest issue will go live at midnight EST. That this first issue of the year features stories that pair well, and in some ways act as balance for each other, is quite unintentional. Narwhal and See Sky Sea Sky feature stormy waters, in very different ways. Dia de los Muertos and Vestiges examine a keening loss Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Issue 01:2017