Issue Sixty Two

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

Updated January 2018: I would not advice submitting to them at this point. They are still publishing books on Amazon, with little to no promotion. They are not even updating their official website to reflect this fact. None of the books they have published in the last two years have more than one review, and…

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…

Quote of the Week

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…