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50 Word Short Story: The Future

THROUGH THE Scottish Book Trust as detailed in my previous post I entered the following into the short story competition based on the writing prompt: … 52 more words


What You Should Never Do to Your Literary Agent


She gets a lot of emails.

Recent tweets:

First day back in the office after over a week of conferences and travel is like …#answeremailsuntilidie… 274 more words


Poetry Competitions & Submissions - February 2016

Another month, another opportunity to stun the poetry world with your literary prowess! Here’s a batch of poetry competitionswriting submissions and opportunities all with deadlines in February. 687 more words


Paying to Enter Writing Competitions

   REALLY? Who actually does it? Some entry fees are relatively small, but frequently range from £8-£12. I’m not an idiot. I’m not going to pay money in the vague hope of… 95 more words


Selections from section 6 of "from a red barn" by Víctor Rodríguez Núñez and Katherine M. Hedeen

Editor’s Note:
Each day from Monday to Saturday this week we’ll be publishing a selection from Section 6 of a long poem called “from a red barn” by the acclaimed Cuban poet Víctor Rodríguez Núñez and translated into English by Katherine M.
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No Right Way to Talk: Dethroning America's Prestige Dialect--An Essay by Jeff Giering

Let’s get one thing straight from the start: whoever you are, wherever you are, you speak a dialect of English. English does not and has never followed one set of rules, conventions, or vocabulary. 5,721 more words

Essays & Other Writing

Poetry Competitions & Submissions - January 2016

After months of neglect, I have made a resolution to resurrect the blog and when better to do so than at the beginning of a new year? 606 more words