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

Colson Whitehead Virtual Lecture November 12

Award Winning Author Colson Whitehead Appears Virtually in NW Arkansas Crystal Bridges welcomes acclaimed author Colson Whitehead in this virtual lecture centered on his award winning novel, The Nickel Boys, an exploration of life under Jim Crow told from the perspective of two boys in one of the country’s most notorious juvenile correctional institutions. This… Continue reading Colson Whitehead Virtual Lecture November 12

Jane Blunschi Speaks at Crystal Bridges on Character

Crystal Bridges features local author Jane Blunschi as she Explores Identity Through Character on November 11 at 5:30pm via Zoom. The evening of November 11, join fellow Arkansas writers and readers for a Zoom evening of topical discussion and creative writing while engaging with works of art from the Crystal Bridges collection. Local author Jane… Continue reading Jane Blunschi Speaks at Crystal Bridges on Character

Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

The Fall Nonfiction Writers Conference for November 2020 features eight speakers over two days and content-rich learning sessions. This event is completely virtual. All sessions are delivered via webinar, so participants can attend from anywhere—no travel is required. Pricing starts at $99 for live access only. The price goes up for additional privileges: Ask-a-Pro sessions,… Continue reading Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

With everything else going on, the opening of NaNoWriMo got lost in the shuffle. However, today is only November 3 so you can still get in there and start churning out that book you’ve been thinking about writing. You can find all the information here. Go for it! Focusing on your writing will provide the… Continue reading Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

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One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections

GUEST POST Arkansas writer Madlyn Springston lives in Rogers. She writes fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres. Like many of us, as another Election Day approaches, she finds herself comparing 2016 to 2020. In her case, she has a journal entry from 2016 to refresh her memory. Four Years By Madlyn Springston Finally,… Continue reading One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections