June 26, 2014

The 6 Word Memoir Writing Contest

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

Ten Literary Journals That Respond Within A Month

Updated February 16th, 2016 When I had first started submitting to literary journals, I found that by submitting to a number of journals that had quick response times I was able to remain motivated to continue submitting my work for publication. After all, if you submit to a journal and don’t hear anything for up…

Omnific Publishing: Accepting Book Synopsis

Omnific Publishing is romance publishing company that publishes digital books. Omnific started in 2009. At first it seemed like they faced a learning curve to a certain degree. However, they have turned into a successful publishing company, regularly landing books on the Kindle bestsellers lists. Also, a number of their books have been picked up…

Writing Prompt: Life Without Computers

What if there were no computers? Obviously you wouldn’t be reading this right now, but many other important things that factor into your daily life would be different. Your prompt today is to imagine, in a poem or a story, what life would be without computers. Remember, if there were no computers there would also…

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Parcel: Now Accepting Submissions

Parcel is a print journal produced and printed by the Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kansas. Each beautifully crafted volume of Parcel is packaged like a thoughtful gift with a curated selection of literary objects such as broadsides and postcards. By creating an attractive showcase for literary art, Parcel hopes to draw an eager audience for…

June 19, 2014

Writing Prompt: First Sentence, Last Sentence

This week the prompt is a little different. There are two options for it. The first is to do it with a friend, the second is to do it on your own. Pick your option and then proceed. Option One: Ask a friend to write down two sentences. The sentences should be seemingly unrelated. These…

4 Anthologies Accepting Submissions

Below are a number of publications with calls for submissions. Only the basics are listed here, not full reviews, but we try to give enough information to pique your interest. One of the reasons we started this new series is because placing your work in anthologies are a great way to get your foot in…

Contest: Why Do You Write?

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

June 17, 2014

The Fiddlehead: Now Accepting Submissions

Established in 1945, The Fiddlehead is Canada’s longest running literary journal. With over 65 years of publishing history, The Fiddlehead has earned its place as a cornerstone of Canada’s literary culture. Starting out, their goal was to give emerging writers a chance to be heard in the company of their elders, and though they’ve grown…