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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

Whimsical Words

Open Call for Submissions

We want you to write for us. What you write is up to you.

The library this journal calls home is in Greenville, Ohio, but you don’t have to be. 578 more words

Fourth & Sycamore

Comic Script Submissions & Rejections

Recently I’ve submitted a couple short scripts to 2000 AD and as expected both were met with a polite rejection from editor, Matt Smith. I can’t say I’m surprised that my first two attempts were turned down and I know there will be plenty more rejections down the line, the most important thing is, I had fun. 390 more words

The Road to Getting Published: It Just Takes One

So, in my non-chronological order of The Road to Getting Published, I want to move on from the heartbreak and depression of constant rejection and look at something a little happier – a positive response! 783 more words


0114 - A Writer Intimidated

Not too long ago I joined the online critique / readers group: Scribophile. As I began to browse the categories of sub-groups to join and participate in, I found one that was an open writing competition. 327 more words

Getting Published


Karmically, the rate things are going, I must have been a toad in another life.

There’s a great line in the film Body Heat when William Hurt’s character says, “There’s so much shit comin down, I need to wear a hat.” 342 more words


Submissions open soon to expat writers for Writers Abroad anthology 2015

Expat and former expat writers – mark your calendars.

The Writers Abroad group, after a year’s hiatus, is opening up for submissions in May from writers who are currently living outside of their country of origin, or have lived abroad as expats in the past. 212 more words

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