Well folks, the fiscal year is coming to an end soon. In corporate terms the first quarter is over, and we’ve done the hard work and put in a good performance, and the results that will be out soon will surely reflect that etc etc.
On the writing front, if you’ve been scribbling new stories, here’s your chance to revise them to perfection and send them out to any of the many (still) open calls listed below!
Remember, these are mostly paying markets, with a few non-paying ones thrown in! As are the ones below with deadlines upcoming in April:
The regular sources to watch out for include:
Dr. Erika Dreifus’ latest newsletter here, which will be published by this Friday.
I found these other calls for prose (and poetry) quite useful as well:
There’s tons of great writing advice out there, and these are some I found particularly useful:
I highly recommend you sign up for this:
I came across some writing news last month, and this one particularly shocked and saddened me: Fireside Will Stop Publishing Later This Year (firesidefiction.com). Fireside published some fantastic stories and had become something of a ‘dream journal’ with their quality and professional pay rates. But despite their efforts they haven’t been able to stay afloat and will be shutting down soon, though the archives will remain available.
I am a big fan of any number of business and tech stories, having devoured Bad Blood, so I was fascinated to see a number of shows being released. Check out how Hollywood Bets Big on the Bad Entrepreneur
This tool was quite intriguing! Let me know if you manage to use it: FutureMe: Write a Letter to the Future
A great story by my friend Maggie up on Every Day Fiction:
That’s all I have this month (she says, after sharing 15 links!). Let me know if any of the resources helped, hindered or ruined your life!