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  • Whether it’s a manuscript submission, article pitch, job application, fellowship application, awards submission I prefer to stand on my own merit, to let my writing an...
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    Hi everyone, I am going to apply for a poetry scholarship at a conference but I have heard that if you don't follow (most of the conferences) submission rules to the T...
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  • Thanks, Jan -- I was an exchange student in high school (Turkey) and spent my Junior year in Germany.  We've lived overseas as a family, have traveled extensively, and...


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    John Michael Koffi’s “Refuge-e: The Journey Much Desired” is a memoirs of his teens _ years he had barely left when he self-published his book earlier this year. It is...
  • Kristin, I've applied to be a writer on She Writes but it says the application is still pending - it's been over a month. I'm a published author who also had a successful blog on Huff Post Divorce. I'd like to write for She Writes!! HELP??
  • Hi Christelle, I'm a published author and blogger on Huff Post Divorce. I've tried to join She Writes for a month now, and it still says that my application is "in process" and I'll receive an e-mail within 24 hours. Can you help me, please?


  • I forget to invoke the serenity prayer for myself (I use it with my patients) so I appreciate its application here. And the cover is to die for. Thanks!
  • For midwesterners - I'd also recommend the Midwest Book Award. I agree with Maria - My first book won an IPPY Award (independent Publishers) and my last book was a fin...
  • Awesome, so glad you feel inspired to give it a shot! Good luck with the application process!