Tag: publishing

On Being Published in a Christian Anthology

I always wanted to be the type of writer Madeleine L’Engle was. who was a Christian and was also a writer, but spurned the label “Christian writer.”  In an interview, she called herself “a writer who is struggling to be a Christian.” Those words, perhaps, best encapsulate my current moment as a writer. After a few years of …

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I Don’t Want to Submit to Lit Mags Anymore

I’m frustrated with the state of publishing, especially when it comes to creative writing. I recently read this article, Should Literary Journals Charge Writers to Read Their Work? and came away disheartened. The article tackles a controversial topic among creative writers: literary magazines that charge submission fees. More and more journals are asking for small …

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