Gleanings from around the web

A humorous look at writer’s nightmares over at the Ploughshares blog:

You give a reading and only one person shows up. It is your ex.

You spend five years working on a novel about Marie Antoinette’s wigmaker. The day you finish your final revisions, Margaret Atwood publishes a novel about Marie Antoinette’s wigmaker.

Read the rest of Rebecca Makkai’s humorous blog post

Also over at Ploughshares, check out their Writing Lessons posts.

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Ever wonder what literary magazines end up in Michael Nye’s, managing editor of The Missouri Review, mailbox?
Wonder no more

 

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Baseball your game? Then Spitball magazine may be for you.

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Are you a new or unpublished writer? These magazines may be for you.