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  • PARIS WRITERS’ WORKSHOP 2018 Paris Writers’ Workshop 2018: Sunday, June 24 – Saturday, June 30. Come join our international community of writers! With the support of the Anglophone association WICE, the Paris Writers’ Workshop has established a strong international reputation for the quality of its instruction, its prestigious faculty, and the success of its alumni. New and established writers are welcome. For more information and to register, visit our website at:, or call us at +33 (0)1 45 66 75 50. The Paris Writers’ Workshop 2018 (PWW) will be held at the Forum 104 center in central Paris SHARE
  • PROUST ONLINE COURSE Proust-Ink is a website celebrating the life and works of Marcel Proust. Join renowned biographer William C. Carter as he guides you through In Search of Lost Time. Read the novel and enjoy the lectures on your own time. The course includes 30 multimedia lectures with reading assignments, live webcams, online supplementary files, and more. Register online where you can also visit the Proust Boutique, offering unique products of our own design including mugs, t-shirts, totes, prints, and bookmarks. For more information contact us via email at Register today: SHARE
  • SANTA FE WRITERS LAB WORKSHOPS Elevate your writing in enchanting Santa Fe with workshops led by some of the world’s most accomplished writers. At Writers Lab workshops we hold values of craft, community, and the creative process in the highest regard. Workshop topics include fiction, nonfiction, memoir, travel writing, and more. Join Natalie Goldberg, Rolf Potts, Pamela Houston, Hampton Sides, Deborah Madison, Kirk Ellis, and Margaret Wrinkle—to name a few of our guest instructors—on our beautiful campus overlooking magical Santa Fe.
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  • BIRDS & MUSES RETREATS Intimate writing retreats and small-group workshops in soul-stirring locations, led by acclaimed writers of fiction & memoir who will guide you, cook for you, explore with you. Boutique-style lodgings, sumptuous meals, full manuscript consultation. Core Faculty: Kate Moses, Jennifer Steil, Kate Christensen, Mary Pols. Applications open for Fall retreats. October 2018: BOOKGARDAN Year-long Book Incubator. Complete your first draft or refine your manuscript for publication in one mentored year w/ two week-long residencies at Craigardan Arts Center in the Adirondacks. November 2018: WRITING INTENSIVE IN SICILY. Full manuscript consult plus a week of guided writing on the Sicilian coast. Email: Complete details here SHARE
  • TAOS WRITERS CONFERENCE 2nd Annual Taos Writers Conference in the beautiful Southwest – Taos, New Mexico, July 13-15, 2018. Keynote speaker, Kate Christensen (winner of the Pen-Faulkner award for The Great Man); confirmed faculty include Hampton Sides, William DeBuys, Allegra Huston, Mirabai Starr, and many others with workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing children's books, and more. Choice of six one-day intensives on Friday, 7/13/18 from 10–5; choice of three hour workshops on Saturday and Sunday, 7/14–7/15/18. Complimentary round table discussions on ebooks, self and traditional publishing, finding an editor/agent, and more. (575) 758-0081 2nd Annual Taos Writers Conference, 7/13-7/15/18 in Taos, NM SHARE
  • BLACK WARRIOR REVIEW CONTESTS BLACK WARRIOR REVIEW, a biannual print journal, seeks submissions for its 2018 contests. Winners will receive publication and cash prizes ($500 for flash and $1,000 for poetry, short fiction, and CNF). Judges will be Laura van den Berg (fiction), Kate Zambreno (nonfiction), Vanessa Angélica Villarreal (poetry), and Jennifer S. Cheng (flash). Reading period closes September 1. All entrants receive a one-year subscription to the journal. See website for more information. BLACK WARRIOR REVIEW Annual Contests SHARE
  • FEELING STUCK? COACHING HELPS. OneRoom offers expert online coaching to help you sustain a creative writing practice and finish a big project like a novel, memoir, or poetry collection. Your coach — an accomplished writer and warm, enthusiastic, empathetic human — will help you make a plan and stick to it, persevering through the inevitable challenges. One memoirist says: “I’ve been in OneRoom for over a year and I can say that if you stick to this, it really works!" We think you'll agree. Complete (short) application today SHARE
  • LITERARY MENTORSHIP & EDITING Realize your vision for your book project with the guidance of Kate Moses, internationally acclaimed novelist/memoirist, writing teacher, professional editor with 30+ years experience. (Wintering, Cakewalk, Mothers Who Think: translated into 18 languages, numerous awards, editor at Salon, North Point Press). Whether developmental brainstorming to begin your book or surgical restructuring of a draft manuscript, my work with you & for you will be invested, insightful, nurturing and generous. Specializing in literary fiction & nonfiction, mixed genre. Big picture and detailed feedback by email, phone, Skype. Writing-intensive retreats in inspiring locations, year-long book workshops. Free initial consultation. Email: Complete Details at Birds & Muses. SHARE
  • MANUSCRIPT EDITING & CRITIQUES Professional editor, literary midwife, award-winning author (Bantam, Avon, Berkley/Ace, others) offers extensive critiques, tutorials, revisions, support. Upgrade your writing skills; solve problems with plot, character development, pacing. Specialties include literary and mainstream fiction, mystery/thriller, juvenile/YA, general nonfiction, psychology, spirituality. Stellar book proposals and queries. Carol Gaskin. Phone: (941) 377-7640. Email: Editorial Service. Editing, Critiques, Marketing Assistance for Authors SHARE
Books & Publications
  • 3 WOMEN, 4 TOWNS, 5 BODIES If you like your plots hard-boiled, your romances illicit, and your beautiful dames worldly, look no farther than this fast-paced collection of gleeful tales of trickery, murder and slow-simmered revenge. In the title novella, three women use wit, seduction and weapons to master the men they meet. The ribald reverend in "The Second Coming" meets his match in nineteen-year-old Charity. On a darker note, in "Storm Painter," an artist moves in with a writer, but their past destroys his third novel. Place is important. Only an Italian detective could solve the case with a singularly shaped tortellini. Buy 3W4T5W here SHARE
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  • CALL FOR CURRENT EVENTS POETRY THE NEW VERSE NEWS seeks previously unpublished poetic verses (especially those with a politically progressive bent) on current and specific news stories and events for its daily postings. No simultaneous submissions. See the website for further guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems published. Then paste your submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to nvneditorATgmailDOTcom. Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email. The New Verse News SHARE
  • LIGHT OF DAWN ANTHOLOGY Light of Dawn: Life Beyond the Haze is an in-progress anthology of creative nonfiction works focusing on the experience of recovery from depression. Ideal submissions will communicate the challenges, surprises, and beauty of emerging from depression and seeking to reintegrate into a world no longer defined by it. Most importantly, pieces should explore the contributor’s internal experience, thoughts, and feelings in a raw and authentic manner. Submissions should be between 2,000 and 7,000 words and written in first person. Contributors will be paid $20 on acceptance and will receive a copy of the anthology. For more details, visit our website: Light of Dawn Anthology SHARE
  • SUBMIT TO BIG POND RUMOURS Big Pond Rumours is an international literary E-Zine based in Canada that is seeking quality poetry, short story, book reviews, and literary essay submissions. Existing since 2006 it offers the authors a unique page-turning magazine layout and contributor notes with headshots. No genre preferred, no submission fee, stories from 500 to 8,000 words. Art and photo submissions are also encouraged. Two issues per year. FREE to all readers. Deadlines: Summer, June 30th & Winter, December 30th. Email: Check out the Big Pond Rumours website SHARE
  • ZIZZLE LITERARY MAGAZINE Zizzle is a new international literary magazine for young readers (age 9 to 14). For our inaugural online issue, we are looking for literary fiction that will surprise, move, and amuse young imaginative minds. We like stories that dive deep into meaning and resist banality. To celebrate the launch of Zizzle, we will pay US $100 for each flash fiction piece we publish in the first issue. Going forward, we will pay our contributors as much as our funds will allow. Word Limit: 500 - 1,200. Payment: $100 / accepted flash fiction piece. Submission: Free. Latest Submission Guidelines SHARE

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