TBL proudly presents its July Monthly Feature:

Loss can leave one starved.

Read Trudi Taylor's 55-Word story, "Thanksgiving."

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Come read the last installment of our group writing project featuring stories set in a village surrounded by Mythological creatures!


We are looking for the start of our next group story. Send in your 500 start for a story that other writers can continue.

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What is TBL?

Tethered by Letters is a nonprofit literary journal dedicated to nurturing new and established writers. We publish exceptional works, offer free, professional edits, provide up-to-date publishing resources, and host a lively global community of writers, readers, and editors [Read more]...