I wonder when people started to forget their manners when engaging in debate and argument. What happened to free speech? Continue reading Mind Your Manners when you Disagree with me.
As you should know by now, I have a story in this. The choice of narrator was undertaken jointly by all of the authors. Dan posted samples from all the applicants on Facebook (in a private group) and we each listened and indicated our preference. I had no hesitation in choosing Kasi and am not surprised that the majority of the other authors agreed. Meanwhile, I have recorded my own reading of my story and that will be posted in a virtual Halloween Party next week. via DARK VISIONS GETS A NARRATOR! Continue reading DARK VISIONS GETS A NARRATOR!
It is 7 or 8 years since the Laois Writers’ Group published an anthology which they sold in order to raise funds for the Cuisle Centre. By attracting sponsors and holding a slew of fund raising events we were able … Continue reading Supporting Cancer Charities With Writing
The important thing is that you don’t have to have a Kindle to read these books digitally. You can read them on your iPad or other tablet, or, if you have one, your Nook, Kobo or other e-reader. Continue reading World Book Day – Going Wide
Back in November I posted about coming third in Dan Alatorre’s “Word Weaver” contest with the theme of “Relationships”. The short listed stories are going to be published in an anthology soon. But we are stuck for a title. Feel free to offer your suggestions in the comments either here or on Dan’s original blog post. via What should the title be for an anthology about “relationships”? (And what should the cover look like?) Continue reading Looking for a Title
Submissions are open at Electric Literature for personal essays. They pay $50. But you only have the next ten days in which to submit. Read the guidelines here: https://electricliterature.com/submissions-are-open-for-general-and-critical-essays-b7e9ac3aa18a Continue reading Calling Non-Fiction Writers
Yesterday I shared the long list for the November Word Weaver short story prize. Today Dan has published the 3 ‘honorable mentions’. They are well worth reading and demonstrate the quality of entries this contest attracts. So I’m pleased to note that I am still there, in the top six! via Word Weaver Writing Contest November 2017 HONORABLE MENTIONS Continue reading Three Great Stories
Irish orphan girls were transported to Australia to serve the needs of pioneering bachelor farmers Continue reading From Page to Print
if you want an honest opinion of your own ability as a writer, and the chance to win a unique package of writing and publishing guidance, you should enter this contest Continue reading What exactly IS ‘Word Weaver’ and who is behind it?
If you are planning to enter Dan Alletorre’s Word Weaver Contest or any other writing competition – or want to know how to write stories that magazine and anthology editors will pay good money for, then here are some great tips for you. http://www.damyantiwrites.com/2017/11/01/writing-teacher-paul-mcveigh/ Continue reading Writing Tips From an Expert