Starting a blog is a good way to build up your online reputation, or that of your business. More and more people are reading and writing blogs, and many people are getting a lot of attention for their efforts. However, many people avoid blogging; if you really want to start a blog, this article...
GO what:TRANSLATABLE: A Multilingual Open Mic In Honor of International Translation Day when: Tuesday, September 30, 6:30pm where: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 901 G St NW / Washington, DC 20001 (Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station) more info: http://ow.ly/BvRTK what: Bread Loaf...
A memoir is a factual account of a story from the author's memory. A good memoir has the reader engrossed in the story, as with any good work of fiction. The memoir is more like the story about the events rather than a simple narrative of the events themselves. This gives the writer some...
No matter what your current writing skills, they can be improved. While some writers may try to act like they have some rare talent, you should always be skeptical of such claims. Even if you plan to outsource most of your writing, there will still be times when you'll have to compose something...
Awards and recognitions abound for the Idaho Review: Nicole Cullen’s short story, “Long Tom Lookout,” which appeared in our 2013 issue, has been selected for reprint in The Best American Short Stories 2014, edited by Jennifer Egan. “How She Remembers It” by Rick Bass, also from the 2013 issue, will...
Geogrpahic Tongues is a photo series by Elisabeth Hogeman featured both on the cover and the inside of Issue 33 of Merdian. And yes, it's really tongues. And yes, they really are quite lovely. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Aptly entitled "Rust," this...
Arc Poetry Magazine #74 features the winners of the Poem of the Year Contest. Selected from over 500 submissions, one winner receives $5000 - a daunting process even the editors recognize the "craziness" of, beginning with: How were we going to agree on what was the best poem when we sometime can't...
I recently returned from my first writers’ retreat where I was lucky enough to spend five days (not long enough!) in the company of three other very talented writers. You see, my life is … hectic. I still work as a lawyer (I am a partner in a law firm), and I write books in my spare time (the...
My sister and I enjoy attending antique shows and inevitably, there is always a table selling postcards. We always stop and browse and sometimes add to our own small collections. It was with that interest in mind that I approached this book. It’s very well done, with a broad array of...
The Internet revolution has caused a fundamental change in how people communicate. One popular mode of communication is blogging, through which people opine on their favorite subjects and build regular readerships. If writing a blog appeals to you, then read on for some user-friendly tips to...