Pimp my query letter

The journey from completed manuscript to published manuscript is long and arduous. There will be ups and downs, moments of …Read More

Profile PhotoJennifer van der Kwast5 November 2022

Journals that are pushing boundaries

The journals on this list are pushing boundaries–form, genre, geographic, and social–and they’re eager for your work! Many are speculative, …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff4 November 2022

It’s practice, practice, practice

Inge Wallage is a passionate and engaging storyteller. While she is originally from the Netherlands and based in Amsterdam, she …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 October 2022

Podcasts for inspiration

Long ago, in 1992, before podcasts were ever created, Julia Cameron presented a simple equation, feed your mind and it …Read More

Profile PhotoEmanda Percival7 October 2022

Where to Submit Your Flash Fiction

Flash fiction digs down to the essence. It gives the reader a bite-sized taste of a world beyond their own. …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff6 October 2022

Where to Submit: September/October 2022

If you’ve been writing over the summer, maybe you have a piece that’s ready for publication? Luckily, many presses are …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 September 2022

Finding joy at the core of creating

Jennifer Gryzenhout has been with the Collective since it began and has been teaching creative writing for a decade. Born …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 September 2022

Notes on Voice

In my Level 2 poetry class, a student once asked me: What exactly is a writer’s voice? It’s a hard …Read More

Profile PhotoWende Crow7 September 2022

Netherlands literary scene – September 2022

We’re thrilled to be able to resume our reporting on international literary events in Amsterdam and elsewhere in the Netherlands …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff7 September 2022

Summertime Publishing Opportunities

Most literary journals take a break in the summertime, which means that in August the submission opportunities are few and …Read More

Profile PhotoKaren Kao1 August 2022

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