Publishing & Journalism:

Tips for starting, and maintaining, a writing group.

Engaging creatively requires hitting the reset button, which means carving space in your day for lying around, meditating, or staring off into nothing.’

The next big toe-tapping thing in podcasts.

Immigrant interviews in comics form.

A ’90s publishing staple makes a comeback.

The year of life imitating art keeps grinding along.

‘Here is the new productivity score list. Number of words on the page is irrelevant. An hour’s uninterrupted work is a success.’

Will you check this book, or carry it on?

Some Opportunities:

Third Street Writers seeks poetry, prose, and black-and-white photography and art for ‘Beach Reads: Lost and Found.’

Spark your creativity and take your writing to the next level at the Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference.

Nimrod International Journal invites submissions to the Francine RIngold Awards for New Writers, with categories in fiction and poetry. Winners receive $500 and publication.

Writers and artists ages 13 and younger are encouraged to send work to Stone Soup, which is seeking poetry, prose, artwork, music, and more.

Indie Film Loop announces a casting call for ‘Steal the Moment’, a short film pilot.

You can still register to attend The Thinking Its Presence 2017 conference, to be held at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. 

Poems (prose, comics, visual, concrete), or works of microfiction, wanted by Cordite Poetry Review for their upcoming issue, MATHEMATICS, guest-edited by Fiona Hile.

Medusa’s Laugh Press is seeking content for three new literary anthologies: ‘Masque,’ ‘Twisted,’ and ‘μtxt 3’ (a microtext collection).

The On-Ice Program from Art Shanty Projects will transform a frozen lake in Minnesota into a village of ice fishing shanty-like structures designed and built by artists. 20 elected teams will receive $1500 stipends, on-ice support, and festival publicity.

The Loft Literary Center invites proposals for online creative writing classes for the winter term, on the theme of ‘True North’.

daCunha seeks prose for their nonfiction and special project calls.

The 2017 Matrix Lit POP Awards will be judged by Saleema Nawaz (Fiction) and Eileen Myles (Poetry).

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