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Mountain Goats and Metaphors Intersect in “Tallahassee”

There are many great storytellers in the music world. Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, and Bob Dylan pop into my mind almost immediately. But one artist, in my opinion, rises above the rest. He has the Read More...

The Mind Palace Technique

And How You Can Use One

“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.”

So said the master of mind palaces in Sir Arthur Read More...

Twin Peaks: Storytelling in Three Parts

When Twin Peaks first premiered on April 8th of 1990, audiences were simultaneously fascinated and befuddled. Ostensibly, this was a crime drama about the murder of Laura Palmer, a young average American teen with Read More...

On Goldfish

Give your readers a prize worth paying attention to.

Growing up, pets were a part of my life for as long as I can remember. It started with a rabbit named Katie—named for a girl I “liked” in my kindergarten class—who bit my hand, Read More...

Journalism vs Creative Nonfiction vs Content Marketing

Drawing the lines, blurring the lines.

One of the things a lot of people looking in from the outside of our company wonder is how a group of writers calling themselves creatives could stand to spend precious talent writing Fluff like Read More...

What’s Happening: September WordLab with Natty

Since 2012, we’ve been hosting an event called Indy WordLab. The idea is simple: each month, we host a different working writer. This writer shares a bit of their own work, then leads the group Read More...

Introducing Ryan Plummer

Hello, my name is Ryan and I am here to manage content and (in the tradition of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper) chew bubble gum. It’s a good thing that I bought a lot of bubble gum, Read More...

What To Expect When You’re Interning at Metonymy Media

Finding an internship that matches to what you learn as an English major is difficult. But, Metonymy Media’s internship is an excellent fit if you’re wanting to explore the marketing world and put creative strategies Read More...