Dear fellow Shackers, of the Shack Out Back community,Volume 8 has arrived! In this issue, we welcome back Family, PAIN, UI, and Singletrack Mind! But if that doesn’t tickle you fancy, we’ve also collected some great writing tips, funny jokes, and even how to double-bake a potato! Gasp now, friends. You’ll need your breath.

  1. We All Love To Be Lied To!
  2. The Grabber!
  3. Family: Chapter 8: Christmas Day
  4. The Umbrella Incident: Chapter 7: The Truth
  5. Singletrack Mind: Chapter 6
  6. PAIN: Chapter 7: Action
  7. Shack News
  8. Competing Saints…
  9. Spring and Autumn 2012
  10. Standard or Daylight Saving time: which is for you?
  11. Twice Baked Potatoes
  12. Down with the Blood Bank
  13. Makk Attack: Makk in a Box
  14. A Very Turtle Journal
Note: Imagine Magazine does not profit in any way from the material posted within. The publication is intended as inspirational and entertaining. Artists and models featured are done so with the sole intent to show appreciation, give exposure to, or show gratitude for accomplishments. If you find yourself featured and would like alterations made to the article, would like to update information and/or request a repost, or would like to request removal of content; please send an email identifying yourself and intent to and your requests will be addressed to your satisfaction.

Whether you're an experienced writer or this is your very first shot it, Imagine Magazine is ALWAYS looking for more submissions! So if you want to jump in and show us what ya got, feel free!

Submissions welcome for:

  • Short Stories
  • Monthly Series
  • Book And Movie Reviews
  • Poetry
  • Artwork
  • Articles (Primarily Surrounding LGBT Youth)

Or anything else creative that you might want to share! We're also looking for editors to help out if you guys have the skills and the free time! So, if you're interested in joining the party, drop me a line at and we'll set you up with a spot in the next issue!

Thanks in advance! And we'll see you again next month!

- Comsie