Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Joys of Publishing “Small”

When most people talk to me about publication, they have a tendency to think big–something book-length published by one of the major houses.  In fact I’m surprised how often people who have never had work published before, and in some … Continue reading

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An editor’s advice to a young writer

Several weeks ago when Elizabeth Burton of Zumaya Books and I were working on the final edits of my novel, I commented on how interesting the process was and what a good experience this would be for my creative writing … Continue reading

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How to Find Writing Markets

As a writer and a professor who teaches a class called Writing for Publication, I’ve become quite familiar with the variety of market guides available.  These are books that help writers find magazines, presses and websites that may be interested … Continue reading

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Just Returned from AWP

I just returned from the AWP (Associated Writing Programs) Conference where 7,000 writers converged on Washington DC for readings, sessions on writing and the teaching of writing, and one of the most extensive book fairs to be found anywhere.  The … Continue reading

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