Finds for Writers

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Writing and publishing resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.

  • The Writer has recently updated its list of “30 essential digital tools, apps, & resources for every writer.”
  • Great piece on “the slogging reality of writing” by Nieman Storyboard editor Jacqui Banaszynski.
  • Hurry up if you’re interested in this one: free presentation by Jane Friedman on “Today’s Key Book Publishing Paths: Traditional, Self, and Everything in Between.” (Happening this evening.)
  • In which Anne Trubek demystifies the acquisitions process at Belt Publishing.
  • Another week, another set of Jewish-lit links posted over on My Machberet.

Have a great weekend, everyone. (And yes, if you’re a newsletter subscriber, you should receive the May issue of The Practicing Writer 2.0 by day’s end. The issue will also be archived on Substack.)

Markets and Jobs for Writers

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Each week in this space, Practicing Writing shares no-fee, paying markets for writers of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction: competitions, contests, and calls for submissions. The posts complement 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. (But this blog does share those more localized opportunities, including jobs.)

As always, if you’d like to share a specific opportunity listed here, please credit the blog for the find. Thanks for respecting the time and effort that I put into researching, curating, and posting this information!