This time of year, with the possibility of sunshine stretching out before me to warm my life and offer new clarity, I tend to think I can accomplish this, that, and the other thing before Labor Day. I have a stack of books—now that I look, it’s actually three stacks—that have accumulated, and I’m giddy with the thought of reading novels friends have recommended and poetry collections I’ve put off until I have a clear mind. Clearly, I’ve lost my ability to judge the relationship between the…Continue
Over the last couple of live chats of The Submission Mission, I've noticed that a lot of different issues affect our motivation and ability to submit our work. These topics and questions keep popping up in discussion threads too because, of course, we can't separate submission from the writing process and our writing (and larger) lives.
While I make no attempt to be comprehensive here, I share a few links that might get She Writers thinking about why and when we submit our work (or…Continue
I've just set up a new Discussion at The Submission Mission:
It's a place to state your specific, reasonable goal and to report your progress on that…Continue
During the October live chat, we talked about the pros and cons of print publication and online publication. The discussion raised questions and concerns, and we shared some approaches and resources.
We generally think that online submission systems might help us build regular submission habits, and we couldn't think of any online journals that didn't use online submissions systems.
We also see possibilities for quicker response and publishing…Continue