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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, none of them limiting eligibility to residents of a single municipality, state, or province (this blog, on the other hand, does sometimes include those more restricted opportunities). tabletop with computer keyboard, coffee, and wallet; text label that reads "Markets and Jobs for Writers: No fees to submit work/apply and Paying gigs only 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.”

To follow, there are “snacks,” which seems, at first, far too pedestrian a word for, say, handsome canelé-shaped fritters, dusted in chili, mustard, and lime powders and oozing obscenely with Gruyère, or for an impressively airy white-bean hummus, swirled with spicy ’nduja, sprinkled with pine nuts, and accompanied by bubbly-skinned, stretchy fried bread, leavened with yogurt and as puffy as a blowfish.

Source: Hannah Goldfield, “An Eleven Madison Park Alum Sets a New Tone at Crown Shy” (The New Yorker)

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Friday Finds for Writers

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick things.

I returned home to NYC this weekend looking forward to a few quiet weeks to catch up with my massive to-do list and then, BAM! Attack of the Killer Cold! I haven’t had a knockout cold like this for quite some time (which is a good thing). And, look—it’s just a cold! Still, it has slowed me down. I hope to be back to “normal” very soon.

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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, none of them limiting eligibility to residents of a single municipality, state, or province (this blog, on the other hand, does sometimes include those more restricted opportunities).
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Friday Finds for Writers

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