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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

Monday brings 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

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.”

She is sequins and animal print; cigarette smoke and Calvin Klein perfume; acrylic nails and thick, matte lipstick; obscenities and dirty jokes and costume jewelry; she is four weddings, three divorces, and zero apologies, starched whites and pressed seams, secret recipes and grudges and malocchio hexes and fierce, overprotective love, all cramped into a five-foot frame.

Source: Sara Nović, “All Words Fly” (Guernica)

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Friday Finds for Writers

Image description: wooden box filled with treasures/trinkets.


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

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

An atypically eventful week for my writing practice!

1. Yesterday, my latest article—an arts piece for JTA—went live.

Screenshot of article headline, “Ben Kingsley’s 5 most memorable Jewish roles, from Moses to Anne Frank’s dad.”

2. While I was working on that article, I received the initial report from the poet I’d hired to consult on my manuscript. Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

Monday brings 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

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.”

Fragments are my wholes.

Source: Ilya Kaminsky, “Searching for a Lost Odessa — and a Deaf Childhood: A Poet Returns to the City of His Birth” (The New York Times Magazine)

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