September 30, 2013

Are Contests Worth the Fee?

As an author, editor, professional submitter, and poet, I end up talking about contests a great deal. A lot of writers enter contests but as a general rule we do not review contests on Authors Publish, this is because there is an entry fee attached.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and…

How to Use Images to Promote Your Writing

Much to the relief of my spouse and daughter, I have finally ditched my much-beloved clunky laptop and upgraded. What a painful process. When we got to transferring the picture files, I was amazed at how colossal the folder was – some for research, but a large part for PR. This aspect of e-publishing had…

September 26, 2013

Inspirational Quote of the Week

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) A lot of the time we focus on publishing but is always important to remember that writing itself is a reward, a pleasure, and a…

Writing Prompt: Four Senses

Most people have five senses: Taste, touch, smell, sight, and hearing. However when we write we tend to focus on only one of those, sight.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) This…

The Wild Rose Press: Open to Submissions

Updated April 2019 – They do not copyright their books and if an authors work is plagiarized, they expect the author to protect their own work. This is part of the contract. It is not advisable to publish with them, because of this.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join…

Tribe: Open to Submissions

Tribe is an online journal that is published 12 times a year. It is based out of the UK but publishes work from all around the world. The Tribe is interested in short fiction, flash fiction, poetry, narrative non-fiction, and essay.  They are also interested in visual art.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to…

September 19, 2013

How to Name the Voices in Your Head

I come from a family of four kids with a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname.  From oldest to youngest, our first/middle name combinations are of the following origins: French/Hebrew, Greek/Greek, Roman/English and English/English.  Our parents’ names are English.  My five nephews have names ranging from Greek to Irish.  The moral of this story is that not all…

Denver Quarterly: Open to Submissions

The Denver Quarterly just reopened to submissions after being closed since May. The Denver Quarterly is a print journal that is reknowned for publishing some of the best fiction, non fiction, and poetry.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a one-hour lecture….

Inspirational Quote of the Week

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Ditch Poetry: Open to Submissions

This market is now permanently closed to submissions. Do not attempt to submit. 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) Ditch poetry is a Canadian online literary journal that publishes poetry. They…