Four places to send your writing!

More places to send writing, taken from the reddit writing-subreddit. The first three were found here and aren't really meant for amateur writers - but you might get lucky! The first one is the "Drue Heinz Literature Prize." They want a collection of short fiction. The prize? Publication and $15 000! The downside is that you already … Continue reading Four places to send your writing!

Writer’s block? This can help!

I tend to browse Reddit's writing subreddit quite a lot. Authors, both professional and unpublished, as well as agents and editors, hang out there and provide useful information regarding anything from general writing advice, insider advice, to detailed feedback on works-in-progress. A few days ago a website called "Oblique Cards" reached reached /r/writing's front page. … Continue reading Writer’s block? This can help!

The perfect environment for Creative Writing

I often wonder what the perfect set-up is to maximize my writing, my creativity, and my work. What is the ideal way to prevent writer's block and allow yourself to finish a novel without ever having an urge to stop because of some unguided sense of failure? The answer varies. I know one of my … Continue reading The perfect environment for Creative Writing