Neil Gaiman gives NaNoWriMo writers a pep talk.
Yikes. The view of Virginia Woolf’s lighthouse is in danger of being blocked by a new apartment complex.
The Atlantic‘s Nick Ripatrazone looks at why writers run.
“In German, the word for passion is Leidenschaft, which literally means the ability to endure adversity.” The Washington Post‘s Jon Jachimowicz and Sam McNerney examine the problem with following your passion.
Harpur Palate: Fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
The Tishman Review is calling for submissions of flash fiction, short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and craft essays.
SMP Swerve is calling for book manuscripts for all sub-genres of romance, including erotic, contemporary, paranormal, historical, and more.
A Public Space is accepting applications for their 2016 Emerging Writer Fellowships. Three writers will be selected for 6-month fellowships, which include mentorship with an established author, publication, free optional workspace in their Brooklyn offices, and a contributor’s payment of $1,000.
Creative Nonfiction is seeking essays on the theme of childhood. The editors will award $1000 to the best essay and $500 for the runner-up. All essays will be considered for publication.