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JournalStone: Accepting Manuscript Submissions through October 31st

JournalStone is a horror publisher that bills themselves as “your link to artistic talent”. They also run a number of magazines, websites and presses, including Dark Discoveries and Horror World.  You can get a good feel for what they publish here. They have a slick, easy-to-navigate, well-designed website that focuses on promoting books. It is…

Woodcrest Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Helmed at Pennsylvania’s Cabrini University, Woodcrest Magazine is a selective online journal publishing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays, as well as other forms of writing and art. Woodcrest is a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Award winner, distinguishing the publication as an excellent student-run magazine. To get a sense of what they publish, you can…

Add spice to your writing with metaphors!

By Mina Vora If you have read Shakespeare or Dickens, you may have come across the metaphor; ‘as dead as a doornail.’ By and large, door nails are neither alive nor dead, unless you are caught in a mystical realm of elves and gnomes. But you have to agree, the metaphor evokes ideas in the…

Creative Writing Scholarships for BIPOC Writers

By NmaHassan Muhammad The following four scholarships are open to writers who are Black, Indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC). The final scholarship opportunity is also open to LGBTQ+, neurodiverse writers, and writers with disabilities. All the information below is as detailed on the scholarship websites. Gotham Writers’ BIPOC Scholarship 2021 The Gotham Creative Writing…