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How Writing is Like a Marathon

Janet Cannon

by Janet L. Cannon Running is easy: throw on a shirt, shorts, and socks; tie on your shoes; and head out the door. Place one foot in front of the other fast enough only one of them is on the ground at a time and generally that means you’re running. Bingo! Writing is easy, too.…

Women in Comics

MarkTeidemann

by Mark W. Tiedemann Superhero costumes have always been kind of silly. A few were decided cool, but come on, briefs worn on the outside?  I never understood that.  But on the other hand, anyone gutsy enough to do that was probably not someone you wanted to mess with. Maybe that was the point. As…

May Writing Contests

Bridport Arts Centre River Styx Creative nonfiction Glimmer Train Press New England Poetry Club (NEPC) Contests Proud to be Writing by American Warriors Contest Winning Writers Bridport Arts Centre Entry fee:  £7 for each flash fiction submitted; £9 for each short story submitted;£8 for each poem submitted Prizes: Flash Fiction: 1st £1,000, 2nd £500, 3rd…

Call for Submissions! Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors

Deadline: June 1, 2014 (postmarked) No fee 5 categories for the writing contest, $250 prize in each: Shortfiction Poetry Interview with a warrior Essay Photography Theme: Created by the Missouri Humanities Council, the Warrior Arts Alliance, and Southeast Missouri State University Press, this series of anthologies preserves and shares the military service perspectives of our…