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Practicing Writing

Welcome to Practicing Writing! Here you’ll find updates on writing and publishing opportunities (especially handy between issues of our popular monthly newsletter). You’ll discover ONLY opportunities that charge no fees, and ONLY publications/contests that will pay for your writing. The blog also shares writing-related news and resources and updates regarding this practicing writer’s own work.

Friday Finds for Writers


Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

My First Podcast

I have finally made my podcast debut! The bonus: I appear in the latest episode of one of my own favorite podcasts: HevriaCast. Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying listings of competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).
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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

So I’m just back from a delightful weekend away. Please excuse the lack of a traditional Sunday Sentence post—and enjoy this archive of sentences from past Sundays instead.

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Friday Finds for Writers


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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Summer School!

I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to take an intensive Hebrew class. And this summer, I have that chance.

I’m taking a beginning course that meets three hours per day, four days per week, for a total of 15 sessions this month. (Four sessions down, 11 to go!) Continue reading ›

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