The Heights

The Heights | June 8, 2020

Feature of the Day | @c.rpoetry Of all the million words to say, I could but utter none.It was love that kept me alive, breathing, human.It was the resentment and loathing that bound me to the earth. But after all, came the emptiness, the void that only a demon calls her soul.Crawling out of that [...]

The Heights | June 5, 2020

Feature of the Day | @sicario_ruun Red tangerine, not all it seemsbright red lips, eyes like laserbeamsShe creeps in the backgroundbut she's right on sceneYou feel her presenceYet rarely is she seenHer aura, emotionally chargedunderneath she's emotionallyscarredRed tangerine never gives an inchalways takes a milkShe might take everything...But she will leave you with a smile."

The Heights | June 1, 2020

Feature of the Day | @shades_n_sayings "Boundariesare just like the fencing,an Imaginary linewhich we are not allowed to cross. The significance and determination of crossing vicinities makes us who we are.Some better not be crossed by some arejust worth crossing to get a better viewfrom the other side.Just don't bound yourself.Let yourself exempt."

The Heights | May 29, 2020

Today's Inspiration - What Fear Can Teach Us From TED: Imagine you're a shipwrecked sailor adrift in the enormous Pacific. You can choose one of three directions and save yourself and your shipmates -- but each choice comes with a fearful consequence too. How do you choose? In telling the story of the whaleship Essex, [...]

The Heights | May 25, 2020

Today's Inspiration - Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating From TED: "Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can [...]

The Heights | May 22, 2020

Announcements We now have an Author Page on Amazon! Visit our page and follow us at We have added a Donations page to our website so that our community can keep up with donations made from the profits from our anthologies! Today's Inspiration - Where Does Creativity Hide? Today's inspiration comes from Amy Tan, [...]

Welcome to ‘The Heights’

Welcome to The Heights! This is our updated blog title. It is our hope that this refreshed approach to our blog will be beneficial to the writing community. We would like to begin this post with some general updates about us, your admins! As most of you know, Jo and I (Mick) are both full-time [...]

Meet the New Admin: Jo Underwood

Hi everyone! My name is Jo Underwood (@jo.u.writes on insta) and I’m the new admin/editor on Ambient Heights Publishing! I’m so happy and excited to be able to help out and to be able to read all of your submissions. I know there are several talented writers just waiting to be found! About me: I’m [...]

A Note From Ambient Heights | September 15, 2019

Hello, Ambient Heights community. This post is a detailed account of the hacking situation that has occurred. My hope is that this post will provide transparency, answers, and peace for the writing community. I will address several questions and concerns. The first thing I would like to address is your involvement with the Ambient Heights [...]

Featured Work | August 26, 2019

'One Day' | ifrahs_poetry | Poetry She was trapped in her own fairytale She Believed that one day her happily after would come ONE dayBut It didn’t All she did was believe About her futureHer plans didn’t change from I will be happy to I’m starting to be happyI will work hard toI’m starting to work HardNot working and but still [...]