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Friday Finds for Writers

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

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Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links

Label "Jewish Lit Links" is printed over what appears to be a segment of a Torah scroll.Every Friday, My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. Continue reading ›

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

It seems tiresome—for me, writing these posts, and surely for you, reading them—to proclaim yet again that it’s a busy time. But that’s the first thing that comes to mind. Index card with text label that indicates "Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer."

I’ve just returned from a study-and-writing retreat, and in a few days I’m setting out again for a(nother) conference. I’m working on a couple of projects that are under wraps, so I won’t describe them here and now.

But I can report, happily, a poetry acceptance! This is for a Biblically-inspired poem that will be published next month, and I’ll be delighted to share it with you as soon as I can. Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

The weekly batch of no-fee, paying competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). These posts are intended to complement/supplement monthly issues of The Practicing Writer newsletter, where you’ll always find more listings.
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Taking a Day Off

Both blogs are quiet today while I’m otherwise occupied. Thanks for your patience—and have great weekend!


Taking Today Off

Both blogs are quiet today while I’m otherwise occupied. Thanks for your patience—and Shabbat shalom!