22 Sep, 2011

Submissions: Cover Letters

2021-01-03T17:33:06-06:00September 22nd, 2011|Tags: |

Many of my students wonder how to write the cover letter to send along with a submission to a literary magazine, so I thought I'd devote a post to that aspect [...]

15 Sep, 2011

Submissions: Follow the Guidelines

2011-09-15T11:50:00-05:00September 15th, 2011|Tags: |

It might be obvious to follow the submission guidelines of each literary magazine you submit to, but I've been tripped up myself because I wasn't diligent enough, or thought I knew [...]

14 Jun, 2011

Six Words on Dad

2021-01-03T17:33:27-06:00June 14th, 2011|Tags: , |

Dad's love: "Checked your oil lately?" (As posted by DrumHeart23 on SMITH Magazine) The quote above is my favorite six word memoir contribution so far on SMITH Magazine's dad project. [...]

3 Mar, 2011

The Journey to Publishing

2021-01-03T17:34:02-06:00March 3rd, 2011|Tags: , |

Listen in – the journey to publishing can take many roads: This recording captures an interesting discussion about the publishing experience that I was part of at an author’s roundtable last [...]

17 Jan, 2011

Calls for Short Nonfiction

2021-01-03T17:34:11-06:00January 17th, 2011|Tags: |

As I was doing my submissions last week, three opportunities for short nonfiction came across my desk, or rather, my laptop:The Bellingham Literary Review is notoriously hard to get into [...]

5 Jan, 2011

Submit More?

2021-01-03T17:34:17-06:00January 5th, 2011|Tags: |

My writer friend Nancy Kopp says one of her goals for this year is to submit more, write more, read more. But what does "more" mean? Is that one submission [...]

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