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Life is short, the Art long -Hippocrates

Intro to our main spread featuring local artists and writers! Enjoy!

American Costume

Tahoe Winter Annual 2012 - Written Selection

Backcountry Skiing

I follow your tracks

up the mountain's spine

Tahoe Winter Annual 2013 Written Honorable Mention | Andrew Pridgen

The judges all want know more about the man who owns “Bruno,” the title of a piece that captured attention with its distinctive narrative voice.

The Bearly Believable Story of the Vineyard in the Sky

This is your space! Submit a story, poem, photo, illustration, or whatever to creativebrew@moonshineink.com. Submissions are due by the first Wednesday of the month. Provide contact info, brief bio, and a byline so we appropriately credit you for your masterpieces.

Magic at Sand Harbor

The Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor is arguably one of the best things about summer in Tahoe, but as I drove over I realized...

A Closer Look

Photographer and part-time Kings Beach resident Caitlin Hess shares her micro-perspective of the world around her.  


I am a dragon.I see clouds and waterand – three penguins?But I’m in a dragon world.No penguins.Dragons only.The penguin looks at mein surprise.Is it...

Moonshine Ink 500 Writers Contest 2010 Grand Prize Winner

Our grand prize winner, Truckee resident Chris Ayres, turned a decidedly 'bust' situation into a boom reflection. As one judge said, 'Love, love, love [the essay's] simplicity and how it really touches on the theme clearly.' Congratulations to Chris, who receives a sunset sail with Tahoe Sailing Charters and dinner for two at Jake's on the Lake.

Ronnie Rector | Doomed

Paying homage to Reno's retro motels.