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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

Pollack

 

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.”

She awoke to a gong.

Source: “Milk,” a story in Eileen Pollack’s In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas.

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

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Friday Finds for Writers

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

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Cocsi0fWgAANp6lLaunching Lucy Pear

This time last week, I was preparing to venture out to Brooklyn for the launch of Anna Solomon’s new novel, Leaving Lucy Pear, at one of my favorite bookstores, BookCourt.

I knew that it would be a lovely evening, and I was right! I got to sneak in dinner beforehand with a pal who was also attending the reading and caught up with a number of familiar faces in the audience at the store.

Anna read beautifully, and her conversation with J. Courtney Sullivan was lively and laughter-filled. (And Anna’s young daughter asked excellent questions from the audience. An example: “Was the book hard to write?”)

Congratulations to Anna on the launch of this book, which is receiving some rave reviews! Continue reading ›

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