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Debut Author? Don’t Miss ‘17Scribes!

Attention debut authors! If your adult or new adult book will publish in 2017, don’t miss‘17Scribes. ‘17Scribes is a group of new authors who have banned together to reach readers and sell books by promoting one another and sharing marketing strategies. The website, www.17scribes.com, includes a link to the ‘17Scribes Facebook page where you can…

The Maturation of a Writer

by Gargi Mehra In the winter of 2002, I set aside my handwritten practice notes and began sending out my writing with an eye on publication. In those initial days the rush of words gave me a heady feeling. I couldn’t get my ideas down fast enough. I remember those writing sessions fondly, and reminisce…

Three More Ways to Know Your Market

– by Devyani Borade In over seven years of writing professionally, I’ve submitted stories to thousands of print and online publications. My work has been accepted or published in nearly 200 magazines. In this time, I’ve learnt how to quickly tell if a market fits my work and my work fits the market, or not.…

Three Quick and Easy Ways to Know Your Market

Devyani Borade Imagine trying to sell apples to a stranger off the street. You don’t know who he is, whether he likes apples, or if he even wants apples. You don’t know how many he’ll take, what kind he prefers, how much money he has in his pocket to spend on your apples, and if…

National Novel Writing Month

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Hi all! It’s that time again! Can’t you just smell the literary abandon floating on the breeze? Maybe that’s just the scent of too many pumpkin spice lattes. Anyway… Welcome to NaNo 2015! This year is going to be great! We have so many ways for you to get your write on. Visit the regional…

How to Advertise Yourself Effectively

by Devyani Borade Your dream magazine, with its worldwide readership, vast inexhaustible coffers, quick acceptance-to-publication turnarounds and generous word counts, is probably just that—a dream. So you decide to compromise: you can live with lower pay rates, slow issue releases, and tight space constraints. But if it ain’t being seen by the right people, what’s…

How to Deal with Overzealous Editors

by Devyani Borade Take an egg. It can be consumed raw. But it is as likely to poison you as it is to satiate your hunger. So the chef drops the egg into hot water. A boiled egg is delicious. The shell is peeled away and the flesh is full of yummy goodness. The chef…

Call for Submissions: Proud to Be vol 4

For all military personnel, Veterans, and their families: Call for Submissions for Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors volume 4 Deadline: June 1, 2015 No fee Prize: $250 Categories: Short fiction, Poetry, Interview with a Warrior, Essay, Photography Writing must be by veterans, military-service personnel or their families.  Include the connection in your short bio.…

The Story of Change

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By Lisa Miller Publisher @ Walrus Publishing Words have great power.  Your words, your experience, your truth is powerful.  You have a story to tell as the unrest in our community and across the nation continues.  I extend to you a place to write about your experience and share it with others.  You have a…