December 7, 2017 • ISSUE 8 • News, Notes, & Events for Writers
Welcome to issue 8 of Writers Dispatch, brought to you by Small Print Magazine.
New poems from Cameron Morse are up on our website with artwork by O. Norton and Alexander Miroshnikov. Visit our POETRY section to read these and other poems.
Mad for ModPo: How the Top-Rated MOOC Makes Poetry Irresistible
Ann Cefola interviews ModPo founder Al Filreis
Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Reviewed by Raymond M. Wong
We’re reading through submissions. Small Print can always use quality articles covering the craft of writing and publishing.
Thanks to an article in the November/December 2017 issue of Poets & Writers, we’ve seen a large increase in quality submissions and website traffic.
Scrivener 3 Released
Big news some writers have been awaiting: Scrivener 3 has been released for Mac. The Mac version requires OS 10.12. (Scrivener 3 for Windows is scheduled for a 2018 release.)
62 Writing Contests in December 2017 – No entry fees (From Erica Verrillo’s blog Publishing…and Other Forms of Insanity)
Writing contests without entry fees? Unheard of! Erica Verrillo has compiled list here: https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2017/11/61-writing-contests-in-december-2017-no.html
Remebering William H. Gass who died on December 7, 2017, at age 93.
Listen to Michael Silverblatt’s Bookworm interview with William H. Gass from Mar 13, 1995.
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