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New growth

Grandma wore a floppy hat and garden gloves. I would carry the watering can, following her down the row as she scattered the seeds. She would kiss the seeds before she planted them in the ground. “Grandma, why do you … Continue reading

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Submissions!

Halloween, crackers, dirty money, heirs and spares, folklore, robots, the looking glass, over the rainbow, and many other themes! 18 Themed Submissions Need more submissions? Check these out. 20 Free Writing Contests with CASH Prizes Paying Submissions  

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Centerville (Part 2 of 2)

Centerville (part 1 of 2) “Shut up, you’re not real.” “Oh, I’m real, Lizzie. You just can’t see me… yet.” His bedroom name for me, our secret. The sheets drop from my trembling fingers. “Stay away from Sarah.” “You know … Continue reading

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Centerville (part 1 of 2)

If the lake doesn’t freeze tonight, sunrise will be ugly. We went out on the lake despite all the warnings. We went out for one thing─ food. It’s amazing at how fast the weather changed, like once the oven heated … Continue reading

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Paying Submissions

100 Magazines that Pay Writers Eco-Friendly Travel, Parenting, Health & Wellness, Home Decor, Animals, Outdoor, Christian Magazines and so many more! Here are some more! 20 Paying Lit Magazine Submissions  

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My Last Sixteen Hours, 8:00AM – 2:00PM

8:00 AM It’s never all the way dark in here. Like they’s worried bout what we’ll do without the light. Like it could be any worse than what we done out there. Think every one of us murdered somebody. I … Continue reading

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20 Free Writing Contests with CASH Prizes

For CASH PRIZES check out these 20 Free Writing Contests Lots of these 20 Paying Lit Magazine Submissions are for poetry but many of them take flash fiction and short stories. And if that’s not enough for you, most of these 54 … Continue reading

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20 Paying Lit Magazine Submissions

The literary magazines/journals in the link all offer some form of payment, do not charge submission/reading fees, take online submissions, and have submission deadlines starting February 15 through March 31, 2018. This list focuses on poetry submissions, but most lit … Continue reading

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54 no-fee Writing Contests

February 2018 Submissions 36 Calls for Submissions in January 2018 – Paying Markets

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My Boss, the Anti-Democrat

I’ve worked in some sort of male-dominated field most of my life. I have a thick skin and a dirty mouth. I fit right in. In fact, I prefer working with men, but this guy I work for now— he’s … Continue reading

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