Issue One Hundred Nineteen

Increase Your Productivity With A Writing Routine

There’s a particular nugget of wisdom about writing that, over the past few years, I’ve stumbled across again and again. This oft-repeated bit of advice crops up in books, blogs, websites, manuals and articles. It’s even at the heart of the ever-more-popular annual frenzy that is National Novel Writing Month. You’ve almost certainly heard it…

Smartish Pace: Now Accepting Poetry

Smartish Pace is a print literary journal that focuses on publishing quality poems by emerging and established poets. They are open to submissions year round. It takes them about 8 months to respond to most submissions. Each issue has well chosen cover art. They publish a number of poems as well as reviews, interviews, and…

Ellechor Publishing: Now Accepting Submissions

Ellechor Publishing is a Christian publisher of print and electronic books. They have good distribution, both online and in brick and mortar stores. They started in 2009, but they seem to have improved over time in terms of distribution and cover design. They publish Christian fiction and non-fiction. Ellechor Publishing also has a vanity publishing…

Stupid Things Authors Believe, Part 1

It’s been said that if what you write isn’t new, delete it. In an attempt to promote fresh, original ideas, these pundits of the pen want us to say something no one else has ever said before or jettison it to the trash heap. My response? Bull crap. As an ancient and wise author once…