Sorry for the long title. Sorry this is a lot later than I intended, life got in the way, but I’m finally reviewing the last of the Spark stories to wrap up my spotlight on Rachael Craw. You can see my review of book one ‘Spark’ HERE. Book two ‘Stray’ HERE And book three ‘Shield’ HERE. This is … More The Spark Novellas: Bite-Sized Stories To Give You That Spark Fix When It’s All Over.
I realised today that I haven’t update my open submissions page since October 2014! That is crazy, and I apologise for not updating in on a more regular basis. Because it has been so long since I updated I thought I share with you some open submissions I know about as my tip for this … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Open Submissions.
Hi fellow writers, I am about to update my Open Submissions page with the following gems. Calling All Australian YA Authors: Hachette Australia wants your manuscript! You can submit your full manuscript to them between October 1st and October 31st 2014. Find out all the details HERE. # *Avon Books has the following call-out at … More Dear Writer: New Submissions Open.
All you writers out there, I have update my submissions open page. There are now 11 opportunities for writers, both in Australia and International. Most of the new submissions open close February so be quick to check them out. There are plenty of submissions for short story writers. You can view the page here. Happy … More I Have Updated My Submissions Open Page!
Lightspeed Magazine are doing a special issue with all stories by women! This came in response to the notion by some men that women destroy science fiction. So ladies, if you have a sci-fi short story (no fantasy) up to 7,500 words submit away. According to Lightspeed sci-fi is: ‘fiction that speculates on our future, … More Calling All Women Sci-fi Writers.
I just realised it has been a few months since I updated my Submissions Open page, so tonight I went and updated it. I apologise that it has taken me this long. There are 3 new submissions listed, with a total of 9 listings. You can check them out here For those of you who … More Open Submissions Updated.
Welcome to this weeks Spotlight Sunday where I shine the spotlight on an Australian book I think deserves to be read. Today I am reviewing the mini anthology chapbook ‘To Spin A Darker Stair’ edited by Tehani Wessely. The very short blurb on the back reads: Forget everything you think you know about fairytales… My … More Spotlight Sunday:Review ‘To Spin A Darker Stair’.
Hi everyone, how’s your writing been going this past fortnight? This fortnight I’ve managed to work on all of my current WIPs. ‘Rift’ (which is what I affectionately call my urban fantasy/sci-fi, though this isn’t the title, I’m still working on that.) I know where the story is going from beginning to end and I’m … More A Writerly Update 8.
Dear Women Writers, There are a lot of women out there who write short stories, I am one of them, and if you are reading this, you probably are too. I am writing especially to you today because I want to encourage you to not only submit to magazines, but to RESUBMIT to magazines. Whether … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Resubmitting Your Stories. A Letter To Women Writers.
Part of the reason I started this blog was to share my journey as I try to get published. Because of this, I have decided that I will share progress updates every fortnight with you guys. I will post my writerly updates on a Wednesday, alternating with my writing tips. So, here’s what’s been happening … More A Writerly Update 2.