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May'16

Submission Survival Guide: Your Swiss Army Knife for the submission jungle

Now that our 2016 Writing Contest winner has had a couple of weeks to bask in the spotlight, today and over the next two Fridays, we will unveil our two Runner Up winners and our Editor's Pick. Please stay tuned! Today we have for you our first runner up ...

Submission Survival Guide: Your Swiss Army Knife for the submission jungle

Whether you’re submitting to literary magazines, querying your manuscript, or applying to be crowned ruler of the world, you’ve got a tough road ahead of you. There will be heartbreak, betrayal, and disillusionment—and that’s just in the trailer.

But I’ve got a few tips to make it easier. Nothing fancy, but they might help you out in a pinch. Think of this article as a Swiss Army Knife for the submission jungle. ...

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May'16

Author Takes a Break from Social Media and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

Congratulations to Cindy Eastman, winner of the 2016 Stuff Writers Like Writing Contest with this entry. Please stay tuned to @stuffwriterslik for runners up and editor's pick over the next few days.

Author Takes a Break from Social Media and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

You’ve seen those headlines before; they’re the lifeblood of the Internet. Click on this link! Come to our website! Read this amazing, yet mainly insubstantial, article and our site will win the Internet!

Clicks and links and counters and imprints, that’s the language of today’s marketing. Half of what writers write about these days has to do with maintaining one’s digital presence, their platform and the posts are full of hyperlinks. Maintain a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Foursquare, Google+, or expect to die a slow professional death because no one will ever read your book. Or buy your handmade tea cozy. Or ...

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May'16

Entrepreneurship Isn’t Rocket Science: An Invaluable Lesson from My 4-Year-Old Son

As a freelance copywriter and online entrepreneur, I follow a lot of well-known business people and digital marketing experts, in addition to …

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May'16

20 questions and a selfie: A day in the life of Patti Clark, author and inspiration trailblazer

For this installment of “20 Questions and a Selfie,” we catch up with Patti Clark, the San Francisco-born, New Zealand-based …

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Apr'16

20 questions and a selfie: A day in the life of Barbara Stark-Nemon, author, blogger, essayist and artist

For this installment of “20 Questions and a Selfie,” we catch up with Barbara Stark-Nemon, author of novels, short stories, …

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Apr'16

The Secret World of Writers in 8 GIFs

Writers are private creatures. We like to tuck ourselves away, sliding manuscript pages under our doors and showing our characters' faces more than our own. But every now and then, if you feed us plenty of coffee and muffins, we'll give you a glimpse into our secret world.

And here are the GIFs to prove it ...

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