Category Archives: Publishing

Writing Contests – Yes Or No?

It’s that time again. The time when it seems like there are a gazillion (okay, well several) writing contests for writers, aspiring writers and even writer-wannabes. Last year, I submitted my first essays EVER in such contests. They were my … Continue reading

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When Did The Literary Community Become A Trump Rally/Hate Fest?

A few weeks ago while on vacation in Florida I checked my Facebook and saw my feed all atwitter. Antioch College published a piece by Daniel Harris in their winter issue – and it made people angry. Why? Because it … Continue reading

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Love The Magazine, But Can’t Get On Board With The Editor: When Is It Officially “Selling Out”

I’m a writer. Writing is not what I do, it’s not a career path or choice, it’s not a hobby. It’s a calling; it’s an integral part of who I am. It is a crazy desperate need and the moment … Continue reading

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Finding An Audience; Being Heard: I’m Thinking About Doing A Reading

This year, I’ve really focused on growing as a writer. And I think I’ve come a long way, and to see that growth is both humbling and encouraging. I want to be better and that desire will never cease. But … Continue reading

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Not To Be A Butt, But The Word “But” Matters

Sometimes I really think that people don’t understand the word “but”. I mean, I’m not being all grammar police here; it’s what they’re doing, or their intentions that bug the crap out of me. Mostly because using “but” the way … Continue reading

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