The Antithesis Collective is a fledgling publishing group that yearns to put out kick-ass books woven by the imagination of local writers. We are here to give awesome, deserving and aspiring-to-be-published writers a fighting chance to share their characters, stories and ideas to people (like us) who welcome new characters and stories as if they are long lost college buddies who unexpectedly showed up on their doorsteps with a couple of six packs and chips.
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Under the Storm: 150 poets, 150 pieces of contemporary poetry

Under the Storm: 150 poets, 150 pieces of contemporary poetry

Jim Morrison said it best, “Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you.” I’ll admit it on the outset – I can’t write poetry. Good thing the inability to write poetry (or at least poetry that doesn’t evoke peals...
James Boice talks about the good and the ghastly facts about writing

James Boice talks about the good and the ghastly facts about writing

Some things happen when you least expect them (like finding a signed copy of a book in a used bookstore), and the following interview with MVP author James Boice is most certainly one of them. This interview spawned out of a few giddy (fine, starstruck) messages over Twitter and email. More than anything else, we...
An Audiotard’s Writing Mixtape

An Audiotard’s Writing Mixtape

First, a caveat: Compared to my friends who have eclectic tastes in music, I am an audiotard. And to explain my writing mixtape, we will need to flashback to the time when I listened to the Backstreet Boys. Wait, okay? I can explain, please, let me explain. Back in high school, the Boy Band phenomena...
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Personally, I treat books like they’re friends. I mean, they keep me from slipping into a coma due to boredom on a regular basis, plus they take me to real and imaginary places (all expense paid, no passport required). Actually, that’s my idea of a good book: keeps boredom at bay, and takes you places,...