Hi everyone! I'm pleased to announce two short pieces have been put up at Sour Cherry Mag. The two pieces are called "We Will Always Be Monsters" and "Made of Bones." You can find them here. Also, if you want to know more about submitting to Sour Cherry Mag, you can find their guidelines here. … Continue reading Pieces Up at Sour Cherry Mag!
I'm pleased to announce that on July 23rd, I will be hosting a poetry workshop LIVE on Zoom for anyone who is interested in joining! The topic of the workshop is PROSE POEMS, so for anyone who might be wondering what exactly a prose poem is, or you're interested in writing your own, check it … Continue reading Join Me for a Poetry Workshop with The Aurora Journal!
New Updates and Changes Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com This week and possibly next week I will be working on some major updates. That's right. This blog will (hopefully) look a little bit different, with some more options for exploring the blog, better ways to connect with you all, and ways for you to get … Continue reading Updates Coming This Week!
Photo by Mohammad Danish on Pexels.com I've talked about how important it is to submit to literary journals, but how does one submit to literary journals successfully? Because there's plenty of options out there, they all have their own guidelines, and many will say no. It can be a difficult and frustrating process (especially with … Continue reading Tips for Submitting to Literary Journals
This past weekend, my FIRST solicited poem was published in Sanctuary Magazine's poetry corner. The poem, "After My Diagnosis: The Journey," was first published with Art of Autism before being republished at Sanctuary. This poem is part of their special issue titled Celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance. To find out more, click here. Sanctuary Magazine … Continue reading Poem Up at Sanctuary Magazine
For the Long Short Story Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The novella seems to hang in a kind of limbo between the novel and the short story, so much so that many stick to calling it "the long short story." But the novella definitely has its place in literature, and rest assured that there are … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 6)
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I just had a poem put up today by Your Daily Poem! I'd like to thank Jayne Jaudon Ferrer, the journal's editor, for accepting my poem "Florida Eventide" and putting it up today. You can find my poem here: http://www.yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp?poem_id=3965 I also wanted to include Your Daily Poem's guidelines for … Continue reading Your Daily Poem Poetry Up Today for January 14th
"The Play's the Thing" Photo by Maycon Marmo on Pexels.com This series is continuing with me rolling back the curtain (sorry) for another round of journals to submit to for a particular niche. I thought I would take a look at a genre I don't typically see literary journals do a lot of. I'm talking … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 4)
The (Second) Smallest Form of Storytelling Out There Photo by J Lee on Pexels.com 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 … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 3)
Lightning Fast Responses Photo by Frank Cone on Pexels.com Submitting to literary journals is both a short process and a long one. If you do it enough, it feels as if it takes you .2 seconds to log into your Submittable account, email, etc. and send out another piece you've written to another journal. Then … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 2)