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Drinking from the Fire Hose

Consider what follows as a possible approach to managing submissions when you have an outrageous number of high-school students in your writing classes.

The bane of every teacher is having to be their editor on issues they should already have mastered. 482 more words

On Writing

Seeking Submissions: Gay Horror Zine

Got some shots from your reign as Zombie King of the Forever Yours, Mantan Moreland Prom? Or have you interviewed your mom’s decaying yet still vibrant pink haired great aunt, a master of Egyptology? 76 more words


Coping with Feedback and Criticism

Apologies guys and gals, I’ve been pretty lax recently. I wish I could say that writing is my priority – I want it to be, definitely – but life likes to throw curve balls. 1,020 more words


Chicken Soup for Your Writer's Soul? Absolutely!

In a previous post I encouraged writers to seek out the Chicken Soup for the Soul website. There you will find a bevy of topics for which new books will be developed. 299 more words


Call for Submissions: My Perfect Vacation Poetry/Flash Fiction Series

Summer is here and people are hitting the road to enjoy some rest and relaxation — and maybe even some cultural enrichment. What’s your idea of a perfect vacation? 451 more words


Submissions Opportunity: Defying Doomsday

“Defying Doomsday will be an anthology of apocalypse-survival fiction with a focus on disabled characters. We already have some fantastic stories lined up, but we want more! 65 more words

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When to Inquire

Like many writers, I’ve sent stories, articles and poems out to magazines and anthologies – then heard nothing. The response time posted on the publisher’s website has long since passed, and I wonder do I query them about the status of my submission or just wait. 405 more words

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