According to this article in Bomb, the publishing world has known for a long time that the CIA was involved in the founding of the Paris Review. I only found out two months ago. but then I’m not in the … Continue reading
Advice from two of us published in Chicken Soup. Because I’ve been lucky enough to have my stories published in Chicken Soup for the Soul a number of times, other writers often ask my how to write for them. It … Continue reading
Real World Literary Magazine Advice: Bigger isn’t always better The big name literary journals are extremely tough to break into. Why beat your head against a wall when smaller literary magazines work harder for their writers? Fewer submissions mean more … Continue reading
When you start writing a personal essay, just write the story. When you finish the first draft, ask yourself “So what?” Then add the larger story, the part that relates your story to the reader.
In honor of national poetry month, here’s a list of over 100 markets that pay for poetry. It was posted on Jessica Piazza’s Poetry Has Value blog, poetryhasvalue.com. She’s taken a personal pledge in 2015 to submit her poetry to … Continue reading