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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Thumbs_down_smiley2Careful What You Wish For!

If you read my latest Poetry Has Value update, you saw me (semi-) whining about seemingly slow response times. Well, within the past few days I’ve received three responses on poetry submissions: all rejections.

 

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Monday Markets 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.”

But then, almost overnight, it seemed perfectly acceptable, just as most everything in my life that had ever made me inconveniently queasy (i.e.: my parents’ grisly divorce, my absurd broken engagement in college, my temp-job career) had swiftly morphed into perfectly acceptable.

Source: Susan Perabo, “Why They Run the Way They Do” (the title story in her latest collection)

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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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Monday Markets for Writers

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Monday Markets for Writers

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