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Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2018)

What are your submission or rejection goals for 2018? Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, I got 93 rejections 2017 and aim to cross 100 this year. Since my Spring 2018 contest roundup, I’ve earned plenty of rejections and published the last season’s responses in a fun …

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It’s Time to Call Cli-Fi (Climate Fiction) a Genre

Deep down, I wanted to label it Climate Fiction, but I wasn’t sure my book fit the criteria. Although I’d read a lot of climate-themed literature, I didn’t quite understand the scope of the genre. Is it even a real genre? Is a microgenre? I had some homework to do. …

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Our Five Favorite Pancake Recipes of All Time

Is it time to for pancakes yet?   If there’s one thing we love more than pancakes, it’s more pancakes. Are we right? Whether you like yours flat and crisp-edged, fluffy and baked in the oven, or packed with fruit, there’s no wrong way to flapjack. Ranging from traditional blueberry-buttermilk pancakes …

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Get Ready for a New Chef’s Table: This Time It’s Sweet

There’s a new Chef’s Table series coming in April and this time the Netflix produced show will focus on the world’s pastry chefs. In a promotional teaser shared on the Chef’s Table Instagram account, the company give away the launch of the new series, April 13th, and for those with …

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Slow Cooked Beef Tenderloin: How To Get It Right Each Time

Slow cooked beef tenderloin is an exquisite dish fit for entertaining the finest of guests. It is succulent, decadent and something your guests will marvel at once it is brought to the table. But do you know how to make the ultimate slow cooked beef tenderloin? If you’ve never prepared …

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Bee Still My Writing — Why and How I’m Taking Time Off

Photo by AJC1 It’s been a hard year, writing-wise. A book I love isn’t being loved back by anyone in publishing at the moment. This book took more of my time and of my soul to finish than I’d like to admit, but in the publishing world, that’s never a …

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Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Winter 2017 Edition)

Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, my goal was to make at least 50 submissions in 2017. Since my last contest roundup, I’m at 108 submissions and 79 rejections. I’m also delighted to share that I’ve earned my first acceptance for publication in fiction and nonfiction. It’s …

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The Time It Costs to Write

The most common question I’m asked about my books is, “How long did it take you to write them?” The second most common question: “What is your writing routine like?” I usually hesitate to answer either of these questions because I suspect they’re another way for a writer to compare …

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