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Submission Opportunity: The Incubator
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The Incubator is currently open for submissions until the end of June 2015 for the September issue: fiction and plays. The Incubator is a quarterly online literary journal publishing short...

Writing Your Way to Writing Opportunities by Alana Kirk
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All the great writers – the published ones anyway – say it. There is only one thing you have to do to become a writer.   And that’s write. I think...

A Story for a Slave Seeking Submissions
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A Story for a Slave, a website publishing literature to raise funds to fight human trafficking, is a concept that began over ten years ago. I had just moved home...

How I Didn’t Get Published by Catherine Ryan Howard
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If you somehow managed to escape my constant bleating on about it earlier this week, I have signed a 2-book deal with Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, and my...

Tor.com Seeking Original Short Fiction
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This week really is all about opportunity, so we’ve decided to bring you three submission opportunities on the trot – good luck! Tor.com is a short fiction market edited by...

NY Times Seeks Essays on Modern Love. Need We Say More?
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We don’t normally run submission calls two days running, but we couldn’t resist this one in light of recent events. Perhaps this week should all be about opportunities…I’ll talk to...

Cacao Europa Open For Submissions – How Does Berlin Trust?
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Consciously and unconsciously, trust is one of the great themes of our day worth exploring on every cultural, social, and artistic level. The great narratives that held society together during...

Date With An Agent: What The Agents Said
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Everyone wants to know what will make their novel jump out from the agent’s slush pile. I was lucky enough to be one of the 75 writers picked to go...

How to Keep Going & Get That Book Deal!

Just six months ago, I was sat in front of my computer, feeling like I was banging my head off the wall. I hadn’t written just one book to a...

HeadStuff Seeking Poetry Submissions
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HeadStuff.org is a collaborative hub for the creative and the curious. We all spend so much of our time clicking through reams of content and sometimes not reading anything of...