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What if you slept And what if In your sleep You dreamed And what if In your dream You went to heaven And there plucked a strange and beautiful flower And what if When you awoke You had that flower in you hand Ah, what then? Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems MASTERS REVIEW ANTHOLOGY VIII is open for entries of fiction or nonfiction up to 7,000 words through March 31 for… Read More

“Poetry is a life-cherishing force. For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” A Poetry Handbook, Mary Oliver WRITER’S DIGEST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARDS “Whether you’re a professional writer, a part-time freelancer or a self-starting student, here’s your chance to enter the premier self-published competition exclusively for self-published books. Writer’s Digest hosts… Read More

“No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o’clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons.” Ishmael Reed, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down Trade and professional publications for writers offer writing how-to features along with info on new directions in publishing and on the business side of writing; for example, how to submit work, how to… Read More