April 29, 2013

Review of Softblow

Softblow is an online literary journal. They are based out of Singapore but they publish only English language poetry. They publish work by only three poets every month. Softblow usually publishes 3-5 poems per poet, and they are placed on the same page, underneath the Author’s biography.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write…

April 24, 2013

Letter from the Editor

If you want to get published, we’re here to help. Our mission is to guide writers through the process of publication, and to make it as easy as possible for your words to reach the right audience. That’s why we send you reviews of literary journals, and guides to various aspects of the process.Free Lecture…

Review of Pyrokinection

Pyrokinection is a literary journal that publishes only poetry. If you are a beginning poet that is just starting to submit your work then Pyrokinection is a good place to start. They are an online literary journal that publishes new work regularly.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award…

Print Versus Online Journals

Print journals have been around for a very long time, you can submit to journals that are going into their sixth decade, and have published many famous poets, dead and alive. Online journals are clearly a much more recent establishment. Blackbird, one of the first online literary journals, just celebrated their 11th anniversary.  There are…

April 23, 2013

Review of Fiction365

Fiction365 is an online journal that publishes flash fiction and short stories. They publish one story for every day of the year. They also pay a small amount for every story they publish. Which is very unusual for an online journal.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning…

Writing Exercise: Favorite Words

When you are stuck, and you don’t know what to write or how to start a piece, this prompt helps free your imagination. It is a very simple prompt but a little bit time consuming.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a…

April 17, 2013

Three Tips for Submitting Your Work

Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a one-hour lecture. completely free. Sign Up to Attend (Free) If you have never sent your creative writing out to a literary journal before, the experience can be intimidating. Many productive writers try to avoid…

Writing Prompt: Eavesdropping

One of the best ways to learn how to write natural, compelling dialogue, is to listen to people. Not necessarily people you know, because  you’re likely to get caught up in the conversation yourself and that makes it less about observing and more about discussion.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and…

April 16, 2013

Review of The Adroit Journal

The Adroit Journal  is a print journal. It was started by a high school student named Peter LeBerge several years ago.  He is now in college, and most of the team of editors and readers behind it are also in college. You would think a young person might not take editing a literary journal as…

April 15, 2013

Review of Connotation Press

Connotation Press is one of those rare literary journals which is open to a wide variety of writing and creative pursuits. Not only do they accept poetry, fiction, and creative reviews they also accept movie reviews, video poetry, essays on art, and screenplays, among other things.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly…