I’ve come across more than a few good (writing) eggs this week, so I’m just going to throw them out there (carefully).
Calls for Submissions:
Writer’s Market is looking for article pitches for the 2012 edition. You don’t have to be that famous writer, where everybody knows your name. You just have to have a great idea about writing. And get that idea to the editor by 8/31.
Robert Brewer is also looking for ideas for his Poet’s Market 2012. Got a brilliant idea on how to market your poetry? Bet he’d like to see it (by 9/7).
Cup of Comfort for Christian Women’s deadline is right around the …um, next week! If you have a comforting story of faith, write it and send by 8/15!
Free Tips that Won’t be Free Next week:
How to Build a Rabid Following on Twitter, courtesy of blogging guru, Jonathan Morrow. Watch and learn!
Is This the Secret to Building a Popular Blog?, also courtesy of Mr. Morrow. Now, I can’t help it if you click too late. He’ll be pulling these great instructional videos any day now for his paid webinar.
A Bonus Freebie:
If you read Hope Clark’s Funds for Writers free newsletter, you know she is a font of markets, contests, grants and more. But have you checked out her Tweetbooks yet? When I renewed my paid subscription for Total FFW, I got this fabulous deal of 8 Tweetbooks with the price of my renewal. BUT, if you just want to see what the Tweetbook fuss is about, she offers a free download. I think it’s Poetry Markets right now. So you’ve got nothing to lose-and 20 markets to gain!
Want to Win a Book?
Blogger buddy Karen over at The Absinthe Road is giving away TWO copies of her poetry collection, Three Thousand Doors. Comment anytime during August.
Blogger buddy LuAnn is giving away a copy of Margaret Norton’s memoir, When Ties Break. Comment by 8/11 if you’d like a chance to win this powerful memoir.
Blogger buddy Donna is sponsoring a fun contest where you can win a book, or a critique and um, bubble gum. That’s right, bubble gum. You’ve got till 8/15 till the bubble pops on that one.
Oh, and I’ll be giving away a really sweet book myself next week on What Not To Do Wednesday. So I know you’ll be busy, what with winning books, writing pitches and essays, and downloading tips. BUT I expect to see you all back here, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to win a wonderful (writing) egg next week!
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Hey Cathy,Wow! Lots of goodies here today. Love the photo of the eggs.And thanks for mentioning my bubble gum contest.Hope you have a great weekend.Donna V.http://donnasbookpub.blogspot.com
Very helpful links, Cathy!
Thanks for the Shout-out Cathy! you're the awesomest Hall I know.
Yikes! You have a whole grab bag of goodies today. You've been a busy Yoda. Thanks for all the links!
Donna and Karen-you are very welcome-I love to pass along goodies!Vicky-hope you get a chance to check out those videos by Jon Morrow. Would love to see your new book (sales) go viral!Lisa, I HAVE been busy. Now if I could just get busy writing. 🙂