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This competition offers a $1,000 prize for work published in the previous year in two separate categories. The John Gardner Fiction Book Award goes to the best novel or collection of fiction, while the Milt Kessler Poetry Book award goes to the best book of poems. 247 more words


The toils of unpaid internships

This is a topic that I have wanted to write about for a while and I thought I’d take my chance when I saw these articles in the news yesterday: 696 more words

Closing Down The Blog

Hi everyone, it’s been a great 6 years of blogging, but it’s time to end the party.

My advice to all writers regarding social media and blogging is that if you can’t post consistently with new content then it’s not worth it–and I’m taking my advice! 121 more words


The Erosion of Language as We Knew It

Yesterday I provided a kind of soft intro to the topic I want to look at today which bears on larger issues than just why bookstores are struggling. 1,264 more words


New Winners - Kudos and Industry Changes

I never got a response from two winners, so I have picked runners-ups for the following books:

Linda Mitchell (original winner) Wheels of Change by Darlene Beck Jacobson – runner-up: Carol Federline… 335 more words


New Grub Street by George Gissing

Scholarly, anxious Edwin Reardon had achieved a precarious career as the writer of serious fiction. On the strength of critical acclaim for his fourth novel, he has married the refined Amy Yule, but the brilliant future Amy expected has evaded her husband. 1,215 more words

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