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I realise that I promised you this review ages ago and I have no excuses (except ending up with more books to read than I can in one go) but here it is finally.
Notes from Underground is an anthology created by The Literary Lab last year. I knew this would appeal to me as soon as I saw it as the entries were judged completely differently from most competitions. Instead of writing a piece and submitting it, writers were encouraged to write about their ideas - if they were selected they then had free reign to create what they liked, how they liked. And I have to say it has made for a very unique anthology.
There are a wide variety subjects and styles so there is bound to be something you enjoy. Not only that, but it also opened my mind up to different ways of writing what I want to say - from using diary entries, poetry and even including images. The only downside was that as I was reading it on Kindle, the images (photos, paintings, etc) were all in black and white and perhaps not as clear as in the print copy.
I would strongly recommend this anthology to anyone looking for unique storytelling and especially to writers as expanding our ideas is never a bad thing.
(By the way, submissions for The Literary Lab's new anthology 'Variations on a Theme' are currently open.)
[Disclaimer: I have not been compensated in anyway for this review. All opinions are my own.]