Essay Writing

If first person narrative non-fiction and essay are your thing, or you would like to explore them and your voice join us.

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Where do you publish?

Started by DeLani R. Bartlette. Last reply by Renate Stendhal on Wednesday. 61 Replies

I Need Advice, Please

Started by Grace Peterson. Last reply by Jackie McNamara Aug 1, 2012. 5 Replies

Good resources for the craft of essay writing

Started by Shannon Huffman Polson. Last reply by Nancy Barth Jun 30, 2012. 15 Replies

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on November 26, 2013 at 6:57am

By book "Back to Work She Goes" got a good review:

Comment by Adrienne Ross Scanlan on November 7, 2013 at 10:28am
The October 2013 issue is live! Debra Fox, Natalie Friedman, Tiff Holland, Roz Leiser, and other fine essayists explore the theme of “Stories We’d Rather Not Tell.” See it at:

SheWriters are invited to check our submission guidelines and send their work. Blue Lyra Review is closed to nonfiction and fiction until January 2014, but we’re still open for poetry and translations.
Comment by Emiliana Martín on November 1, 2013 at 7:46pm

I'm back! I'm kicking things off on my newly redesigned WordPress blog with a 30-day series on forgiveness. Big developments have happened over the last several months and I just can't keep it to myself any longer.

Look forward to your feedback. Thanks in advance!

Comment by Nancy Mueller on October 14, 2013 at 7:23am

Writing tips from travel guru Rick Steves and author Nick O'Connell:

Comment by Marilyn Bousquin on October 10, 2013 at 7:40am

Read why women should shamelessly self-promote their writing, especially during the submission process, at Writing Women's Lives.

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on October 5, 2013 at 7:51am

With her son on the other side of the world, a mom handles it better than she–and everyone else–thought she would.

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on September 13, 2013 at 5:48am

Bitch Stole My Essay

Comment by Dawn Downey on September 10, 2013 at 11:36am

FYI Skirt!Magazine is a great market for women essay writers. They actually pay! Here's their website for submission guidelines.

They're publishing an essay of mine in October 2013.

Comment by Ellen Estilai on August 27, 2013 at 10:26am

A post about coming to writing later in life...

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on August 26, 2013 at 11:51am

My piece on using a ghost editor:


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