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Monday’s (Paying) Markets for Writers. No Submission Fees.

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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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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Sunday Sentence

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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.”

Was the reading public so stupid that they would reject a book simply because it contained short stories?

Source: Maya Arad, excerpt from Master of the Short Story (Oman haSpur haKatsar), translated by Jessica Cohen for World Literature Today‘s “New Hebrew Writing” feature.

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Monday Markets for Writers: No Fees, Paying Gigs.

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Sunday Sentence

213_CoverIn 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.”

In those days I felt most of the time like someone had knocked me in the head with a brick, and even though I had stopped drinking, I had started again, and the way I saw it, a real brick in the head would have been okay because then I’d be dead or at least unconscious.

Source: Deb Olin Unferth, “Voltaire Night,” The Paris Review

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Sunday Sentence

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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.”

But the newspaper wasn’t there: that rascal of a neighbor, her enemy, must have already taken it with him.

Source: Clarice Lispector’s “One Day Less” (trans. Katrina Dodson), in Harper’s.

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