October 21, 2013

The Pros and Cons of NaNoWriMo

T.S. Eliot claims in “The Wasteland” that “April is the cruelest month.”  As a Red Sox fan, I put October (namely, play-offs season) ahead of April.  As a writer, I think that November can top them all. Welcome to my rundown of the pros and cons of the month affectionately known as NaNoWriMo.  It is…

October 17, 2013

Inspirational Quote of the Week

Writing Prompt: Absurd Superpower

As a child I often imagined myself or my characters with superpowers ranging from invisibility to wings. Now that I am an adult I like to play with superpowers that are more unusual, perhaps even deeply impractical. Today’s writing prompt is to write for fifteen minutes about a human being that has a strange ability….

Solstice Publishing: E-Book Publisher Open to Submissions

Article first published on February 3, 2014. Last updated June, 2017. Solstice is a mid sized publishing house based out of the United States that publishes e-books. They have published over 200 authors and have started to buy small publishing houses. They prefer to deal with authors directly instead of working with agents. They publish…

Page & Spine: Open To Submissions

Page & Spine is an online literary journal that focuses on publishing the work of emerging authors. They accept poems, limericks, micro flash fiction (under 150 words), flash fiction (up to 1,000 words), short stories, articles, essays, and poems. Page & Spine pays their writers. Authors of short stories are paid a minimum of twenty…

October 10, 2013

Inspirational Quote of The Week

Scott Manfredo is one of our many readers who submitted a quote. Even though my work has been published in many places I still identify with what Scott Manfredo wrote. I write to survive, not to make a living. I write for the love of it, first and foremost. All writers regardless of publication status…

Writing Prompt: New Space

In 2010 I wrote for an entire month in a museum. Not in a coffee shop or a comfy chair at home, but in an awkward crowded busy museum. Sometimes I wrote standing up. Other times I found an awkward bench to sit on. No matter where I was, art surrounded me. So did a…

Absey & Company (Book Publisher): Open To Submissions

Absey & Company is currently looking for full length manuscripts to publish. Absey & Company has published many award winning books in the last decade. They are an established small press that publishes full length works of poetry and prose. They are a print publisher that has yet to venture into e-books. They publish work…

5 Literary Markets for the Triple Threat

If you’re a writer looking to be published by a literary journal, there are many publications that will give your non-fiction, fiction, and poetry consideration. For example, Glimmer Train and Ploughshares. But what if you do more than write? What if you are also an illustrator and photographer? Let’s say you took a photo or…

October 3, 2013

Inspirational Quote of the Week

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