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Practicing Writing

Welcome to Practicing Writing! Here you’ll find updates on writing and publishing opportunities (especially handy between issues of our popular monthly newsletter). You’ll discover ONLY opportunities that charge no fees, and ONLY publications/contests that will pay for your writing. The blog also shares writing-related news and resources and updates regarding this practicing writer’s own work.

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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Midweek Notes: Will Return Next Week

Today is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. I am pre-scheduling this post just to let anyone who might be expecting the Wednesday update know that the feature will return next week.

Thanks for your patience, and to all who may be observing the holiday, g’mar chatima tova and a meaningful fast.

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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 (current issue here).
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Sunday Sentence

Leo Tolstoy in 1897.

 

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.”

Boredom: the desire for desires.

Source: Leo Tolstoy, in a presumably translated epigraph at the start of Craig Brown’s Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret.

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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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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick things. Continue reading ›

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