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Friday Finds for Writers


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

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Collection-in-Progress

I am working hard to prepare my poetry-collection manuscript for submission.

Which means that I am spending a lot of time sequencing (and re-sequencing) the poems.

Here’s a photo which might best be titled: “Batches (Or, After All of the Poems Were Set Out on the Floor but Before They’ve Been Assembled into a Single Contiguous Group).” 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).
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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.”

Instead, one family wields incalculable political power, the other pervades pop culture and fashion like an incurable virus.

Source: James Wolcott, “Mother Knows Best?” (The New York Times Book Review)

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Friday Finds for Writers


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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Now It Can Be Told

Oh, what a week it has been. Lots of good things have happened. But the absolute highlight has to be the days I spent in Rhinebeck, New York, as one of the co-organizers of an inaugural retreat for Jewish women writers. (That’s where I was heading last week when I warned you that I’d be away from this blog for a few days.) Continue reading ›

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