Jeremy wondered as he looked at the tepid stream, just how much the sun was so juiced up that it blew out the springs. “Think about it,” he said, “it seems like we have gone from living under a safe shield and now we are under a mesh umbrella with impure rains.”
“Such as it is,” replied Roxanne, “we still live on this planet. What other choice do we have?”
Jeremy stared at Roxanne and looked about. “Okay, then let’s pack our essentials and ride out to the ends of the earth, as far north as we can tolerate.”
That’s my six for this week. Go check out the others which are sure to be interesting. Go to this LINK. Thank you to Denise for making this happen week after week.
I am happy to report that Fine Lines Literary Journal is having a virtual conference on both January 9 6-8 P.M. Central Time & January 10 2-4 Central Time.
For the registration forms go to: FineLines.org
The last conference I attended was so helpful for my writing life. I hope other writers will attend.
Poet Talk with Walter Stephen Geeding – Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
Prolific Pulse Press LLC is conducting a call for submissions. Details are as follows:
Prolific Pulse Press LLC needs 3 essays and 3 poems about what it is like to be a caregiver of a family member or close friend who has become ill.
We also needs 3 essays and 3 poems about what it is like to be given care by a family member or close friend.
All entries must be speaking from their own firsthand experiences.
Essays should be no longer than 5000 words. Poems should not be longer than 600 words.
Previously published essays and/or poems will be accepted for consideration with the exception of already being published in anthologies or other books.
The 12 winning essays and poems will receive an award of $20 each.
All entries must be in 12 point Times New Roman or Book Antiqua font.
Send entries as attachments to your email.
Deadline: March 31, 2022
A 50 word Bio will be needed with the entries, not after the fact.
What will happen to these?
These are to go into a book by Lisa Tomey and it will be published in August 2022
Releases will be requested for the essay and poem writers to enable publication.
No royalties will be paid, but your names and bios will be included in the book.
There will be an optional open mic for this book event for which any winning entries will be invited to attend and read.
Send entries to email@example.com
Put Caregiver in the subject line
Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org