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Friday Finds for Writers

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

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Tally_marks-Five-bar_Gate.svgTally Time!

My fellow Poetry Has Value bloggers and I sent in our May “stats” (re: submissions, acceptances, rejections, and so forth) and Jessica Piazza has posted them. I recommend that you read them all if you have the time–this month’s posts include some frank talk on submission fees, simultaneous submissions, and a number of other topics that we’ve all thought about. But if you’re in a hurry to read the discrete update from yours truly, you’ll find it right here. Continue reading ›

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

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So, last week, I shared some exciting poetry-publishing news. This week, I can point you to the suite of poems that Tablet took. (AND to a poem that someone else wrote in response!)

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Pretty amazing (to me, at any rate).

And Speaking of (Truly) Amazing

I don’t know about you, but after the horror of Sunday’s news, the couple of hours I spent watching the Tony Awards proved to be precious, inspiring time.

The highlight, I think, had to be Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acceptance speech for the award for Best Score. Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

dollar-sign-mdMonday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). Continue reading ›

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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.”

That he’d picked the wrong kid.

Source: Rebecca Makkai, “The Power and Limitations of Victim-Impact Statements” (NewYorker.com)

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Friday Finds for Writers

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