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Blue Lyra Review (www.bluelyrareview.com) has launched! Please visit our site, read fine work by Marge Piercy and other authors, and submit your pieces! Issue 2 will be online in October 2012.
As the nonfiction editor, I'm looking for essays with a strong story at its core, and where the author shows up on the page with passion, a strong personal stake, or meaningful reflection.
For more information, go to Blue Lyra Review (www.bluelyrareview.com) and submit via our link to submittable.
"I'm no longer a "Baseball Mom." How to cope when you child's interests change:http://ning.it/OmqN6A"
Today s tarted last night. While it fortunately didn't include insomnia, there was a lot of thinking of my latest chapter while sleeping. I fell sleep thinking of shifting verb tenses. I awoke thinking of chronology of events to yield dynamism. Am eager to apply this to the chapter I'm currently writing.
Happen to you?
It started last year like this: http://www.architecturetravelwriter.com/2011/09/writing-the-essay-w...
"Still dieting after all these years? Me too. Read "Always Say Diet"http://ning.it/MAYccI
I recently used Virginia Woolf's "Professions for Women" as the basis for a writing prompt that helped the women in my Writing Women's Lives class pen some beautiful truths about their experience as women writers. You can read about it in my most recent blog "Writing Past Silence with Virginia Woolf."
"Women of the MTV generation will likely remember where we were when Madonna died."
So begins a book review that blossoms into an essay about so-called normal girls showing the same signs of sexual dysfunction as survivors of child sexual abuse - simply by being targeted for and sexualized by the media. And you'll never guess the rock star to whom we can trace the phenomenon.
The piece continues on my blog: http://wp.me/psSjA-17p. This link is also posted at the end of the review.
Thanks so much, Julie, for such lovely support! And have a wonderful time in France!
@Sue That is an entire master class on the essay and CNF. Thanks for sharing the link.
I'm gearing up to head to France soon. Hope to get some more travel essays out of the 5 weeks I'm there. But there will also be blogging and lots of photos to share. Meanwhile, here are 10 things I'll miss while I'm away.
Another area that interests me.hello to all Essay Writers
Penny: yes, that's so true. When there aren't samples on the web, and/or not enough information about what they're looking for, that makes it incredibly difficult.
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