Book 54 of 85 for 2022: Elissa Bassist's HYSTERICAL: A MEMOIR
Finding somewhere to pitch a hot story? That isn't tough. And when your imagination runs wild, you can easily find markets for speculative fiction. But what about personal essays? Or creative non-fiction? How about poetry? Writers need somewhere to submit their more cerebral work. And that's where the literary magazines of the world come in.
Review of Book 29 of 85 for 2022: Meghan O'Rourke's THE INVISIBLE KINGDOM
November means one thing for writers: NaNoWriMo. If you've never participated, you don't know what you're missing out on. The 30-day challenge presents more than it may seem on the outside. And if you're struggling to get words on paper, it's the perfect exercise.
Everyone knows reading and writing go hand-in-hand. And the majority of writers read the genre they write. It keeps you current on what's happening in publishing, fuels fresh ideas, and lets you live in the worlds that keep you happiest. But you can't overlook another important section in the bookstore if you want to keep your writing sharp. And the answer will probably surprise you.