Issue Thirty Eight

Quote of the Week

Casperian Books

Casperian Books is a small independent publisher of fiction. They are a fairly small company but they seem to be doing something right because they have been around for eight years. They have an easy to navigate website and they publish books primarily in print. Whenever you choose to go with a small publisher like…

7 Secrets For Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is one of the most frustrating afflictions that a writer can suffer from. It can cause unparalleled stress from project delays, missed deadlines, it can even cause you to second guess your talent. It is safe to say that everyone has suffered from writer’s block at some point in their lives. Studies have…

The Setting is The Story

Setting is the key to many stories. I Capture the Castle by Dodi Smith would not be nearly so powerful if it was set elsewhere. The Great Gatsby would be a completely different story if it took place in the Midwest. So many stories rely on their location to tell the story. This exercise is…

Camroc Press Review: One Day Response Rates

If you want to be published, one of the worst things is waiting to hear back from publishers. I once received a rejection from The Harvard Review almost two years after submitting to them. By that time all the poems I had submitted to The Harvard Review had been accepted elsewhere. I had officially withdrawn…