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Writing Suspenseful Fiction: Reveal Answers Slowly | Jane Friedman

I love Jane Friedman’s blog. Her blog is one of the few that gives practical tips on the craft of writing. Here is another helpful post on crafting suspense: Award-winning author Jane K. Cleland explains how to implement the slow reveal to add suspense to your writing. Source: Writing Suspenseful Fiction: Reveal Answers Slowly | Jane […]

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New Logo, New Website, New Era

New Logo, New Website, New Era

We have a brand new look! It’s been a long time since we’ve had a complete redesign so we decided to do it with gusto and implement an entirely new look, complete with a new logo and new colors. We wanted something that better reflected our philosophy of lovingly supporting writers rather than “supporting” writers through tough love. […]

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New Lowered Price on 15-Day Writing Challenge until 5/31/16

New Lowered Price on 15-Day Writing Challenge until 5/31/16

We’ve temporarily reduced the price on our newest email course, the 15-Day Writing Challenge. If you’ve been thinking about signing up but haven’t yet, now is the time to recommit yourself to your daily writing practice.  The new prices has been reduced from $55 to $49.  Offer good until May 31st, 2016. Click here to register […]

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Reading Out Loud, Short Fiction Podcast, Now Accepting Submissions for Season 4

Reading Out Loud, Short Fiction Podcast, Now Accepting Submissions for Season 4

Reading Out Loud is looking for character-driven stories with a sense of place and a strong narrative voice: The stories that work best with our platform are often those with a unique narrator: either a first person narration from a well-defined and compelling character, or a third person narrator with a unique perspective. For example, please […]

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A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality

A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality

Science Vs. Spirituality in 21st Century Literature CFP A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality. Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning Science Vs. Spirituality in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, etc. Essays should be 7,000-8,500 words, including all quotations and bibliographic references, and should follow the MLA Style Manual (7th edition) […]

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Call for Young Writers!

Call for Young Writers!

Second Star Magazine is a brand new literary and arts magazine looking for submissions for it’s inaugural issue. The magazine’s goal is to share the work of young creatives with a wide audience and to create a community of young artists and fiction lovers. We are looking for writers ages 25 and under who love […]

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“The Read” A Call for Entries

“The Read” A Call for Entries

WRITERS submissions are open for the next video production of “The Read” episode 2. Head over to the website for full details. CINEARTSDANCETHEATRE.COM The video for episode 1 is now available for viewing. Check it out. We are looking forward to your entries. Open to all within the USA and beyond! Los Angeles Writers Group has […]

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Calls for Submissions – 3/20/16

Calls for Submissions – 3/20/16

Calls for Submissions Ploughshares The Emerging Writer’s Contest is currently accepting submissions until May 15, 2016 at noon EST.  Submit via our online submission manager.  You must be logged in to access this page. The Emerging Writer’s Contest is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a […]

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