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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).

  • The April issue of The Practicing Writer is going out to subscribers today! (Check your email, folks!) You can also find the current issue online. As always, you’ll find the issue filled with info on no-fee competitions & paying litmag calls.
  • “We are now inviting submissions to the 2014 THRESHOLDS International Short Story Forum Feature Writing Competition.” Submissions may fall within categories of Author Profile (“exploring the life, writings and influence of a single short story writer”) or We Recommend (“personal recommendations of a collection, anthology, group of short stories or a single short story”). Prizes: 1st Prize of £500 and two Runner-up Prizes of £100. “The winning and runner-up essays and shortlist will be published on the THRESHOLDS Forum during 2014.” No entry fee. No simultaneous submissions. (Hurry if you’re interested in this one–the contest closes April 2, 2014, midnight GMT.) (via Mistakes Writers Make)
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    Friday Finds for Writers

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

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    Monday Markets for Writers

    Monday 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).

  • The March issue of “The Practicing Writer” will go out to subscribers at week’s end, and as usual, it will be filled with information on upcoming no-fee contests and paying calls for fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. If you’re not yet a subscriber (it’s free, and the subscriber list isn’t shared), now’s an especially good time to subscribe, since I’ve just updated the e-book of “eponymous contests” (also limited to fee-free opportunities) that is an exclusive subscriber benefit.
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    Friday Finds for Writers

    Treasure ChestWriting-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.

  • Lots of us are looking forward to the release of Lorrie Moore’s latest story collection. In the meantime, we can enjoy this profile of Moore from The New York Times.
  • Courtesy of David Abrams’s “Quivering Pen” blog: Susan Perabo on a life-changing story acceptance.
  • Oh, I find this idea of a writing residency on an Amtrak train utterly appealing.
  • 15 Places to Find Stock Images for Blog Posts and Websites.”
  • An excellent installment in the Poets & Writers “Agents & Editors” series: editor and publisher Amy Einhorn.
  • Happy weekend, everyone!

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