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How to subscribe to your favorite lit journal for absolutely free

Well, that was eye-opening! It seems that my question of why writers don’t subscribe to the literary journals they hope will publish their stories is actually not so simple. There’s really two issues: why aren’t writers READING the journals and why aren’t people subscribing to them. Let’s break down both sides of that coin. Marne […]

The top five best BASS markets for women writers (and five not-so-great)

This one’s for the ladies! We’ve already covered how over half of all BASS stories came from the same 12 sources from 2005 through 2010, so let’s move to my pet peeve about the literary community: the potential for bias against writers who are women.  I posted this graph in a previous entry, but since […]

The Best American Short Stories exposed!

  This is Part One of a series analyzing the Best American Short Stories anthologies from 2005-2010.  For part two, read “The top five best BASS markets for women writers (and five not-so-great)” I’m one of those creepy writers who are less right brained and more perfectly balanced brained. It’s possible that I have a […]

Words about words

Last week, the issue #12 of the wonderful Drunken Boat dropped. It includes a story of mine. You should go read it! It’s free! Another thing that happened last week: I’ve been toying with the idea of taking a PhD level writing workshop with George Makana Clark in Milwaukee. Toying, as in, I was all […]

It’s here! It’s here! It’s here!

Today is the day that my town gains its own center of beatnik culture. Da da da DA!!!!!!!!! Barnes & Noble! I finally got to leave work today for lunch at 2:30 in the freaking afternoon. Good thing I was able to gnaw on that intern for a while or I would have been a […]