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2018 Notifications

Image: Beate Meier

It’s our fourth annual notifications post! Below, you’ll find information about creative writing acceptance, rejection and waitlist notifications; MA and low-res programs are included. 100 more words


#Quoted: Almost every writer...

We burden our conscience with the opinion of others, and let ourselves be impacted by what they say, don’t we? Yes, we do. Is there an escape? 53 more words


False starts

Words are clunky, character’s voices inauthentic, stories banal. I have four stories in progress–one that might be an erotic novella, one flash fiction, two others with opening paragraphs that are promising but going nowhere. 621 more words

Daily Life

Journal Entry. No 9

Dear Friend,

Remember the last time I told you that I will write about the reasons why I considered myself as introvert? 402 more words

Dear Friend

Goal: 100 Rejections

Someone once told me that I should have a goal of 100 rejections per year.

This had to do with my auditions and I know it sounds weird, but trust me, it’s an amazing concept!  360 more words


Author, open to queries

Read this if you wrote a book.

After the first draft (which took multiple passes of adding layers on layers, printing, reordering, ideas coming at you in the car, on the train, in the shower, at work, at dinner, on a run) was completed and sat in a drawer for a month or two like bread dough rising in a covered bowl, you revised it. 876 more words