September 26, 2014

Bryant Literary Review: Open To Submissions

The Bryant Literary Review was founded in 2000. It is an annual print journal that publishes poetry and short stories. They are based out of Bryant University and it is staffed by undergraduate students at Bryant University. If your work is accepted you will receive a contributors copy in the mail.Free Lecture The Magic of…

September 25, 2014

Writing Prompt: Micro Fiction Challange

This week the prompt has to do with length, more than content. The prompt is to write a story using less than 300 words. A story of this length is considered to be a work of micro fiction. These pieces are usually longer than 100 words in length but they do not have to be.Free…

September 24, 2014

Flashlight Press: Open To Book Submissions

Flashlight Press focuses on publishing illustrated children’s books. Their books are a lot of fun to read and very well illustrated. They receive a lot of good reviews and are pretty widely available, even outside on the United States. If you are considering submitting to them and are unfamiliar with their books, look for one to…

The Opening Line: Accepting Submissions

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)               The Opening Line is an online literary journal that is open to publishing a wide range of work…

We Support Banned Books

6 or so years ago, I read Truth & Beauty by Anne Pattchet. It was one of my favorite books right away. I loaned it to my mother, who loved it. A little while later I read an article about the book by Anne Pattchet in The Atlantic. I was shocked to discover that it…

September 23, 2014

The Best One Liner Contest

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below.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) But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going…

September 17, 2014

Why Do You Write?

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below.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) But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going…

Evaluating a Publisher’s Website

Updated February 20th 2016Free 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) Submitting your work to full length publishers is a terrifying process partially because you are facing potential rejection and partially because it…

Fireship Press: Open To Submissions

Updated April 2019: Fireship Press changed ownership and there have been some issues since the transition. You can read more here. I would not recommend them at this time. Fireship Press is a small press that focuses on publishing books with a nautical theme, historical fiction, and history books. Fireship press publishes about 15 books…

Writing Prompt: Ghost Story

I love a good ghost story, not the kind that are told around campfires where the ghost is terrorizing a family, or is passing as a young woman in a dress for a night, but the stories that play around with what a ghost is.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and…