What’s better? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich or risotto with sausage.
Neither, they’re both divine.
Darn, I know we’re supposed to have winners. After all ‘tis the season for winning, what with the Super Bowl this past Sunday and the Oscars this coming Sunday.
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Maybe one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to submit your work for fellowships and residencies, to contests, or for publication. Maybe you’ve got a project ready to go. If so, yay! Good on you. Before you hit send, let’s review some best practices to help you vault over that slush pile.
I’m going to skip the fundamentals, so if you need a refresher, read this, this, and this.
I asked some writers who’ve worked the other side of Mount Slushie: What snapped your glazed eyes to attention?
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I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, perhaps sharing good times with your family (real or cobbled together). From all those smiles I see on holiday cards and social media, it looks like you did.
But…those public photos seldom tell the full story.
My family is perfect, of course—proof found in that photo of my daughter Sahara—but I recently peered into the messiness of family life. Continue reading “Love and Other Things”