About Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine

Stumptown Publishing, LLC was founded in February 2007 by Lisa and Frank Minney. The publishing house features a monthly magazine, Two-Lane Livin’, as well as an annual literary journal, Mountain Ink. Stumptown Publishing also offers editing and publishing services, printing and binding services, laminating services and selected book and chapbook titles from their literary press, Inkslinger Press.

Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine


Stumptown Publishing launched Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine in September of 2007. For more than ten years, Two-Lane Livin’ has been central West Virginia’s most popular paper. Since the very first issue, Two-Lane Livin’ has maintained a 98% readership rate, meaning 98% of copies circulated are picked up and taken home with readers.

Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine is circulated monthly, free to readers in 16 counties of West Virginia, in Washington County, Ohio, and online as a digital flipbook. The magazine is available at regional news stands, restaurants, businesses, grocery stores, senior centers, hospitals, libraries, hair salons and gas stations. It can also be found at rest areas along I-79. Coverage includes: Braxton, Barbour, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Mason, Pleasants, Roane, Randolph, Tucker, Wirt, Wood, and Webster Counties.

The publication includes family-friendly, positive articles on rural living, natural health, outdoor life, upcycling, budgeting, and more, and features columns by popular West Virginia writers including Mack Samples, Granny Sue Holstein, and Sherri Brake, as well as columns by up-and-coming writers, business professionals, and hobbyists. Eighty percent of the content in Two-Lane Livin’ is exclusive to the publication, and cannot be found anywhere else.

Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine is solely supported by advertising and donations. Advertisers with the magazine enjoy the benefits of consistently reaching a loyal, dedicated audience. All advertising in the print edition also appears in the flipbook edition. Advertising is also available on the Two-Lane Livin’ web site, in the monthly Stumptown Publishing Newsletter, and in our upcoming podcasts.