Including this brief, but very helpful article: How to Get Published in Literary Magazines and Journals The article includes several tips I use regularly to try and make the most of my submissions. Also note, they have a […]
Trish Hopkinson has always loved words—in fact, her mother tells everyone she was born with a pen in her hand. She is author of three chapbooks and has been published in several anthologies and journals, including Stirring, Pretty Owl Poetry, and The Penn Review. She is a product director by profession and resides in Utah with her handsome husband and their two outstanding children. You can follow Hopkinson on her blog where she shares information on how to write, publish, and participate in the greater poetry community at https://trishhopkinson.com/.
The sound begins with a story— a ghostly, beautiful, mysterious boy. A sound visiting evening on a rainy summer. Grandmother in a small Kansas moan when the town of a train impression first beckons. This childhood whistle blossomed into a lifelong train with fascination, nostalgic and romantic. In […]
Submitting writing to markets is a LOT of work… and truthfully, regardless of the amount of research you do to make sure the work you’re sending is a good fit for the market you are submitting to, you may or may not get accepted. I spend more time […]
This article provides summaries and info for nine different markets which will accept submissions from new and upcoming writers. Definitely worth checking out their guidelines! http://www.aerogrammestudio.com/2014/06/18/literary-magazines-for-new-and-unpublished-writers/
Poets & Writers puts out regular prompts for poetry as well as fiction and nonfiction on their Writing Prompts page. You can also subscribe to their e-newsletter and receive them right in your inbox weekly. Some are better than others, and often I end up using the nonfiction or […]
Did you know that many famous authors of adult literature, also created beautiful children’s books . . .
This wonderful and detailed article from Brainpickings highlights one in particular, Joey and the Birthday Present by Anne Sexton. The article also gives a nod to other unexpected children’s authors, such as James Joyce (ok, weird?), Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, and others. Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage […]
Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
November 26, 2015 will mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll — one of the most influential books ever written (for children or adults). To celebrate the occasion, we’re planning ahead — and getting started…