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Southword Seeking Submissions
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Southword Journal Online, the literary journal published at least twice yearly by The Munster Literature Centre, has published writers including Medbh McGuckian, Helen Ivory, Haruki Murakami, James Lasdun, Tess Gallagher,...

Room Submission Call (Ladies Only!)
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This one caught our eye for obvious reasons (the film thing, not the women only thing!) The bad news chaps is it’s one for the ladies – we’ll search out...

Top 10 Proofreading Tips For Fiction Writers by Mary McCauley
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You’ve drafted and re-drafted your fiction manuscript and all that’s left is the final proofread. No problem! Except, of course, that it’s extremely difficult to proofread one’s own work. As...

Ploughshares Accepting Submissions to Jan 15
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Reading Period Submit June 3 to January 15 at noon EST. Our submission manager (please log in to access this page) will close promptly at 12:01pm EST on January 15. All...

7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Writing by Catherine...
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You have to be incredibly single-minded and just a little bit mad to actually make it. It can be really challenging, treading this (often lonely) path to success. It’s incredibly...

Need an Expert? Check out Reedsy
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Reedsy allows authors to craft and promote high-quality books through a curated community of top editors, designers and marketers. Reedsy has sourced a selection of the the best publishing talent...

Angela Clarke’s Tips on Getting Published You Won’t Learn in a Creative...
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Tighten your sentences, strengthen your narrative arc, develop your characters, and finesse your tone; all great lessons creative writing classes frequently teach. I would always recommend taking a course to...

Assembling Your Team for Self Publishing by Catriona Troth
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Some people imagine that self-publishing means the author doing everything themselves, from the moment they write The End till the book starts flying off the (real or virtual) shelves. In...

The Backstory of a Book by Aiden O’Reilly
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It’s been a year since my debut collection of short stories Greetings, Hero was launched to the world. My tales of drifters and deviants incapable of accepting any “central source...

ROPES Submission Call
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Deadline: 18th December 2015 Calling all creators! ROPES 2016 is now accepting submissions. ROPES is our annual anthology and this is our 24th volume. Our theme this year is INDEPENDENCE...