Thursday, August 21, 2014

Links of Writing Opportunities

Photo by L. Kolp

A wealth of information exists on the worldwide web; so much, in fact, it may seem overwhelming for writers seeking publication opportunities. Below is a list of resources that provide such information.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Future story ideas are listed here.

Creative Writer’s Opportunities List (Yahoo Groups) Run by Allison Joseph, a poet and professor at SIU-C. Subscribe to receive email.

Freelance’s Morning Coffee eNewsletter. Sign up for the newsletter to receive daily updates on paying opportunities. 

New Pages. Updated every Thursday with calls for submission.

Writing Updates regularly on paid writing opportunities. 


 Do you have something to share? If so, please leave a comment and we can add it to our list.

Friday, August 1, 2014

August Speaker: Mark Yost

Mark Yost will be speaking on "Finding the Right Publisher". 

He has written for The Wall Street Journal for more than 20 years. He was an editor and writer for the Journal editorial page in New York and Brussels, as well as a reporter for the Dow Jones Newswires in Detroit covering the auto industry. More recently, Yost has been a regular contributor to the Journal's Leisure and Arts pages and Book Review section.

He is the author of four nonfiction books, including "Varsity Green: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Culture and Corruption of College Athletics."

In 2014, Mark Yost begin writing columns for Stay Thirsty, a Chicago-based epublisher. In June 2014, Stay Thirsty released "Cooper's Daughter: A Rick Crane Noir," the first book in a series about an Upstate New York private eye reminiscent of Philip Marlowe and Jim Rockford.