Here’s What You Should Know after Placing in a Writing Contest

The Great Accomplishment Slump I mentioned placing in a writing contest in an earlier post, and I thought I would elaborate on that this week. For those looking into writing contests, you’ve probably read how writing contests are a great way to start getting some exposure. Don’t get me wrong, this is definitely true, especiallyContinue reading “Here’s What You Should Know after Placing in a Writing Contest”

The Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable

Ah, Submittable. A necessary tool for most, a necessary evil for some. But it’s used by PLENTY of lit journals and magazines, publishers and presses. Opportunities range from fellowships and residencies to writing contests to art and design submissions. Needless to say, it’s becoming the central hub not only for platforms to advertise their calls,Continue reading “The Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable”

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 3)

The (Second) Smallest Form of Storytelling Out There In the spirit of this new series, I thought I would continue looking at specific writing that certain literary journals are looking for and that you’ve probably seen every now and then. The best part about it anyway is that it takes about a minute and aContinue reading “Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 3)”

“The Drow Among the Fey” by Marcus Hernandez

Hello everyone! Welcome this guest post by Marcus Hernandez. You can find his bio and blog information at the bottom of this page. Enjoy! In Edaria, few believe the Feywild truly exists. Even among the scholarly mages of Swindon, only a handful have ever crossed into that whimsical, dangerous realm, and fewer still return toContinue reading ““The Drow Among the Fey” by Marcus Hernandez”

Here’s Why These Factors Make Good Fiction Writing

While in college, I took a creative writing minor that required me to workshop my work a lot. I’m grateful the experience, even if it was nerve-wracking at first to showcase my work. But throughout all of my classes, we would often talk about what makes writing good. If you’ve been writing for a longContinue reading “Here’s Why These Factors Make Good Fiction Writing”