Howdy, everyone! (Tell me if you got the Wordle reference)
A lack of time prevents me from composing one of my thoughtful blog posts, but fear not – I always have useful stuff to share!
From Francesca Leader on Twitter: Here is a list of highly-ranked literary journals that don’t charge submission fees. This list is based on the Erika Krouse 500, starting from Tier 2 and proceeding on down.
Here’s 7 simple tricks to make your brain smarter (according to Harvard University) from GQ India
Allison Epstein on Twitter shares “a series of dirty writing tricks and brain hacks I learned in my MFA program that save my life on a weekly basis…”
If you’re writing or just looking for food-based flash, you will find them mentioned in this thread by Victoria on Twitter: “What literary magazines love to publish flash about food or only publish flash about food?”
I always maintain a list of shows I want to watch, and just added the ones on this list by Mastery Of Life ✨ on Twitter: “2️⃣0️⃣ – Netflix documentaries to deepen your understanding of life: 1. Seaspiracy.
The Ant Philosophy shares “18 Uncomfortable truths about life that’ll put you 7 years ahead of 95% of people..”
Submission tips by Bethany Jarmul on Twitter: “Last year, I published 2 pieces of writing. This year, I’ve had 28 pieces accepted for publication. Here are the changes that I made to prioritize writing and submitting. (Caveat: these worked for me, doesn’t mean they’re for everyone.)
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This thread lists litmags open for themed subs
BOOTH journal is “Now open to new submissions and eager to read what you’ve been working on. And now paying $50 for every accepted work
I really liked this thread by Electra Rhodes on Twitter on what to consider when submitting to a prose comp
That’s all I have this week! Let me know if any of the threads helped you!