If You Walk Long Enough Release Scheduled February 24, 2021

Returning from Vietnam War to the family’s Carolina tobacco farm in 1970, two Marines find a place that isn’t home anymore. Surrounded by political upheaval, southern prejudices, violence, and soul-deep loss and moral fatigue, they must grapple with reconciliation, love–and letting go. It’s a story about survival, love, and … the ghosts that follow them.… Continue reading If You Walk Long Enough Release Scheduled February 24, 2021

Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

Here is a line-up of contests and award competitions with deadlines in February, April, and May. Next Generation Indie Book Awards—Deadline: February 12, 2021 The Next Generation Indie Book Awards program is still accepting entries written in English and released in 2019, 2020,or 2021. The awards are presented by the Independent Book Publishing Professional Group. All… Continue reading Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

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Maeve Maddox Publishes Cozy Mystery with The Wild Rose Press

Today, January 27, 2021, is The Wild Rose Press‘s publication day for The Fabergé Flute, a cozy mystery by Arkansas author Maeve Maddox. Set in 1985 England, the story takes frustrated English teacher Sallie Dunbar from fictional DeSoto Springs, Arkansas to a Thanksgiving-week music conference in London’s West End. Anglophile and amateur flutist, Sallie becomes… Continue reading Maeve Maddox Publishes Cozy Mystery with The Wild Rose Press

Getting Away with an Open Mouth Residency

Need a place to write? Need an interdependent  link to the writing community? Need a creative boost?  The Open Mouth Residency is your answer. A residency that aims to provide support and space for creative writers without prior institutional support. Open Mouth is a non-profit organization that was started in October of 2015 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.… Continue reading Getting Away with an Open Mouth Residency

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Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

For writers who are also parents of young children, finding time to write can a daunting challenge. In an effort to help such writers find some undisturbed writing time, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering the My Time Fellowship, funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Writers who are parents of dependent children under… Continue reading Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

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Time To Compete for the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

The 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards is open to all independent book authors and publishers: university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first time authors in the U.S., Canada or internationally who have a book, a manuscript, or a galley proof written in English and published in 2019, 2020 or 2021 or… Continue reading Time To Compete for the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

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New Local Market for Dark Fiction: The Chamber Magazine

The Chamber Magazine, an online magazine of dark fiction based in Arkansas County near Gillett, is now accepting submissions of short (2,000 words or less) fiction, poetry, translations, non-fiction articles on dark fiction, one-act plays, and other formats. Submissions can be in any genre, including but not limited to horror, literary, mainstream, pulp, science-fiction, fantasy,… Continue reading New Local Market for Dark Fiction: The Chamber Magazine

Kauai Writers Conference Online

Homebound writers may want to check out the Online Kauai Writers Conference. A co-production of Poets & Writers, The Kauai Writers Conference meets online most Sundays at 6 pm. Central time. Interactive online Zoom sessions include talks, workshops, and master classes by renowned authors. So far in December, the featured authors have been Richard Russo… Continue reading Kauai Writers Conference Online

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Harriss and Hughes Publish Math Book

Fayetteville residents Edmund Harriss and Houston Hughes have authored a math book for children grades 3-4, Hello Numbers! What Can You Do? Harriss is a mathematician, artist, and assistant professor at the University of Arkansas. He is the discoverer of the Harriss spiral and the creator of the construction toy Curvahedra. Houston Hughes specializes in combining written and spoken… Continue reading Harriss and Hughes Publish Math Book