Issue Thirty Six

Weekly Inspiration: All I Want For Christmas

     For the month of December we have created a number of inspirational images that are not quote related. They are all focused on what a writer wants for Christmas, ideally. Some of these wishes are practical and others  are extravagant, but they are all focused on what writers desire. These images are just part…

Writing Prompt: No Adjectives

“When you catch an adjective, kill it. No, I don’t mean utterly, but kill most of them–then the rest will be valuable. They weaken when they are close together. They give strength when they are far apart.” Mark Twain An adjective is a describing word. In general, its purpose is to modify the word following…

The Ten Best Literary Journals in 2013

Every week we send you reviews of literary journals open to submissions. As the end of year approaches we are releasing a list of the Ten Best Literary Journals that we have reviewed this year. All the Journals on the list are currently open to submissions, so keep that in mind. Some journals that we…

5 Places to Publicize Your Book, Without Social Media

Whether you decide to self-publish or are a first-time author with a traditional publishing house, you will be expected to do the bulk of your own marketing and publicity.  One thing the vast number of new and emerging writers have in common is tiny budgets. Social Media is a vital tool when it comes to…