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Write. Re-write. Submit. The first two are up to you, but we can help with the third. Duotrope is an established, award-winning writers' resource, and we're here to help you spend less time submitting so you can focus on writing. Whether you're an experienced writer or just getting started... whether your creative leanings are literary or genre, factual or poetic... our listings cover the entire spectrum.

Story Collection Contests Serena McDonald Kennedy Award (novella or short story collection, deadline August 31st 2013) The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction (annual deadline February 28th) Black River Chapbook Contest (twice-yearly, May 31st and Oct 31st)

template Finishing Your Novel “A writer is someone who finishes.” -- Thomas Farber This section is for you if: How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later First, before I begin to bore you with the usual sort of things science fiction writers say in speeches, let me bring you official greetings from Disneyland. I consider myself a spokesperson for Disneyland because I live just a few miles from it — and, as if that were not enough, I once had the honour of being interviewed there by Paris TV. For several weeks after the interview, I was really ill and confined to bed. I think it was the whirling teacups that did it. Elizabeth Antebi, who was the producer of the film, wanted to have me whirling around in one of the giant teacups while discussing the rise of fascism with Norman Spinrad... an old friend of mine who writes excellent science fiction. We also discussed Watergate, but we did that on the deck of Captain Hook’s pirate ship.

46 Literary Magazines To Submit To Have you ever wanted to publish a short story in a literary magazine but didn’t know where to start. According to, there are over 4,800 literary magazines today. Which ones are the best? How do you find the right for your story? In this resource, I have handpicked 46 literary magazines that are among the best in their respective genres.

Tor Fiction Submissions Guidelines The following guidelines outline how to submit fiction or non-fiction articles/blog posts to If you're interested in writing for or submitting your fiction for consideration, please read the following. Prose Fiction Submissions Guidelines Non-Fiction Submissions Guidelines Last updated January 30, 2014 The Iowa Short Fiction Award Eligibility Any writer who has not previously published a volume of prose fiction is eligible to enter the competition. Previously entered manuscripts that have been revised may be resubmitted. Writers are still eligible if they have published a volume of poetry or any work in a language other than English or if they have self-published a work in a small print run. Writers are still eligible if they are living abroad or are non-US citizens writing in English. Current University of Iowa students are not eligible.

WRITER'S TOOLBOX: 35 Best Tools for Writing Online Whether you’re new to the world of authorship or a veteran trying to make the most of Web services and applications, there are a number of online tools for writers of all types. From blogging platforms to networking hotbeds, and job boards to real-world gatherings, and more, the supply of utilities is comprehensive, to say the least. But finding them all can be hard-going, so we’ve taken the liberty to make the discovery process easier by arranging our top finds here for your perusal. Here are 35 of the best social media tools for writers. Have one that you'd recommend? Tell us about your favorites in the comments! Our Third Annual Summer Reading Contest Update | Aug 19: This contest is now over, but you can read the work of all our winners here. Would you like it if your students… — Regularly read nonfiction (and “informational” texts) this summer?

Submissions - Uncanny Magazine Uncanny Magazine is currently OPEN to all submissions. We don’t know when we’re closing to submissions. Our closing date depends on if we reach the extra story stretch goals in the Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter. Editors-in-Chief: Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas

Submission Guidelines Clarkesworld Magazine is a Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short stories, interviews, articles and audio fiction. Issues are published monthly and available on our website, for purchase in ebook format, and via electronic subscription. All original fiction is also published in our trade paperback series from Wyrm Publishing. We are currently open for art, non-fiction and short story submissions.

Submission Guidelines The Short Story Competition 2014 will begin on May 15th. Please don’t send anything until that date. It won’t get read. Please take time to read these guidelines. If you don’t, the dolly will be out of the pram before I even start to read your story. No-one wants that. List of idioms in the English language This is a list of notable idioms in the English language. An idiom is a common word or phrase with a culturally understood meaning that differs from what its composite words' denotations would suggest. For example, an English speaker would understand the phrase "kick the bucket" to mean "to die" – and also to actually kick a bucket. Furthermore, they would understand when each meaning is being used in context. Submission Manager Thank you for your interest in, the premier fiction magazine publishing company that publishes fiction in every genre. We hope you see the benefit of publishing with us. We ask that if this is your first time submitting work to, that you send only one submission of your writing to us. That includes all of our publications. We want your absolute best work. Rights Submission Guidelines Analog now uses an online submissions system that has been designed to streamline our process and improve communication with authors. We do not accept email submissions. Please see Manuscript Guidelines for information about paper submissions. Our online submissions form for fiction asks for your name, email address, cover letter, story title, and story.

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