Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend. Continue reading ›
Three quick things:
1. Blurb basics. John Sibley Williams, whose forthcoming collection As One Fire Consumes Another I’m helping to publicize, has articulated some sage advice for acquiring your dream endorsements, and this week, those suggestions appear over on Trish Hopkinson’s website.
This may also be a good time to re-up a post of my own, which offers a case study of a successful endorsement (“blurb”) request.
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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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.”
I don’t want to end up having simply visited the world.
Source: Mary Oliver (1935-2019), “When Death Comes”