Issue Sixty One

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…

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…

How to Find the Right Traditional Publisher for Your Book

Your book is done and now you’re ready to launch it into the world with the help of a publisher. The template query letter you’ve written is burning a hole in your computer waiting for those subtle finishing touches that will captivate an editor and make them drool over your masterpiece. But where do you…