If you don’t already subscribe to Erika Dreifus‘ free monthly newsletter The Practicing Writer you may be missing some great opportunities. It’s a nice reminder that you need to submit your writing on a regular basis to get your work out there… it’s also a nice reminder that you need to write!
Thanks to Erika for sharing some of my submission call posts and for her kind comments about my blog. She really offers such a great service and we writers need to stick together!
Make sure to also subscribe to her Practicing Writing blog, where she posts weekly content, like the Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers, Friday Finds for Writers, and Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer.
“Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).”
Just enter your email address on the right side of the page and you’re all set!According to her subscribe page each monthly issue also includes:
- a highlighted online resource to assist you with your writing practice;
- announcements for upcoming contests and similar opportunities, none of which charge entry/reading/processing fees;
- a “Submission Alerts!!!” section, where Erika keeps subscribers posted about calls from paying literary journals and anthologies and nuances in editorial calendars; and
- highlights from Erika’s blogs.