Maybe you’ve just started to take your writing more seriously and you ask yourself this question. (Don’t worry; we’ve all been there!) Do you have what it takes? Read on! Common Writer Questions This easy-to-read page of FAQs from Jamaican author Geoffrey Philps is a must, especially if your genre is poetry. His blog is […]
Small Axe is committed to “the expansion and revision of practices of criticism in the Caribbean”. It is published by Indiana University Press three times annually (February, June and October). The journal accepts essays of no more than 7000 words as well as artwork and mixed media. Editor: David Scott Guidelines are at the website.
Ever thought about writing for a comic strip? See the following for a good start: Comic Realism by Dave A. Law How To Format A Comic Script (part 1) by Dave A. Law How To Format A Comic Script (part 2) by Dave A. Law
The CBA Short Story Competition This prestigious, annual competition is open to anyone who is a citizen of a Commonwealth country, whether an amateur or professional writer. There is no restriction on theme, but the stories must be new, original, and of no longer than six hundred words (around four and a half minutes when […]
If you’ve arrived at this page, you must take your writing seriously. This part of the writing process is so critical to your crafting, that you should expect periodic updates to this post. NB. Self-editing your work is necessary. However, before your work has been accepted by a publisher (and definitely if you are self-publishing), work […]
A simple rule of thumb article for keeping your sources organized (as you prepare your piece) by the Committee of Concerned Journalists.
TCR is a paying market interested in experimental, venturesome writing and art. They do not accept submissions by email. See site for guidelines.