Don't be fooled by the grim-faced picture. It was the only unblinking one. For me, words are worth a thousand pictures. I'm looking forward to saying hi to all of you.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Great Aunt Mariah and the Gigolo

My short story, Great Aunt Mariah and the Gigolo will be out in spring in Front Range Review. It's a wonderful place to send work. I encourage all of you to get send out work on a regular basis. Just check the submission dates on their website because college lit mags only read between certain dates.

Here's the address:

Blair E. Oliver, Ph.D.
Chair of Arts and Letters
Front Range Community College
4616 S. Shields
Fort Collins, CO 80526-3812

Monday, March 22, 2010

Registration is NOW for my spring class: Emotion into Words

Hope to find some of you there. Best, Rochelle

Monday, March 15, 2010

Good Places to Publish

Upcoming Anthologies Deadline:

03/15/10. Submit to: Flashlight Memories Anthology. Silver Boomer Books, 3301 S. 14th, Suite 16, PMB 134, Abilene, TX 79605, or e-mail (via pasted-in text) to: SilverBoomerBooks@gmail.com. Theme: Childhood reading. Type: Poetry (1 poem, 50 lines MAX, prefers shorter) and prose (1,500 words MAX). URL: http://silverboomerbooks.com

Deadline: 03/31/10. Submit to: The Way of the Wizard. E-mail your story as a DOC file (preferred) or as an RTF file to jjadams.anthology@gmail.com. Include the words “Wizards Submission” and the title of the story and your byline in the subject line of the e-mail. Theme: Wizards, witches, sorcerers, sorceresses, magic, fantasy, etc. Type: Short stories (5,000 MAX). URL: http://www.johnjosephadams.com/2009/06/guidelines-the-way-of-the-wizard

Deadline: 03/31/10. Submit to: Becoming Anthology. Send via e-mail: becominganthology@gmail.com. Theme: Women's stories. Type: Personal essays (1,000 words MAX) or one poem. URL: http://becominganthology.blogspot.com/2010/02/call-for-submissions.html

Deadline: 04/01/10. Submit to: Witness. Submit via online form: http://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/submit/login.php. Theme: Blurring Borders. Type: Poetry (5 poems MAX), short stories, and essays. URL: http://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/submit

Deadline: 04/15/10. Submit to: A Whodunit Halloween. E-mail submissions to: whodunit@pillhillpress.com. Please put SUBMISSION - Title of Story in the subject line. Theme: Halloween mysteries. Type: Short stories (15,000 words MAX). URL: http://www.pillhillpress.com/atlantis.html

Deadline: 04/15/10. Submit to: Align with Global Harmony: Rainmaker’s Prayers Anthology. Send via Word attachment or pasted-in text to: hazelheron.press@gmail.com. Theme: Environmental topics. Type: Personal essays (1,000 words MAX). URL: http://shinanbarclay.vox.com

Deadline: 04/20/10. Submit to: A Cup of Comfort. Submit via online form: http://www.cupofcomfort.com/memberlogin. Theme: For Couples. Type: Personal essays (2,000 words MAX). URL: http://www.cupofcomfort.com/CallForSubmissions Deadline: 05/01/10. Submit to: The First Line. E-mail (via MS Word or WordPerfect attachment) to: submission@thefirstline.com. Theme: Every story starts out the same: Paul and Miriam Kaufman met the old-fashioned way. Type: Short stories (3,000 words MAX). URL: http://www.thefirstline.com

Deadline: 06/30/10. Submit to: Cancer Anthology. E-mail to: info@divinetruthpress.com. Theme: Your journey with cancer, the journey of a loved one, or your secondhand experience as caregiver or medical professional. Type: Personal essays (500 to 1,500 words MAX). URL: http://divinetruthpress.atwc1.com/submissions/cancer-anthology Deadline: 08/01/10. Submit to: Rattle. E-mail (via pasted-in text) to: submissions@rattle.com. Theme: Masters of Mental Health. Type: Poetry and essays (5,000 words MAX). URL: http://www.rattle.com/callsforsubs.html

Deadline: N/A. Submit to: editor@dreamofthings.com Theme: Various topics based on one of 15 themes. See http://dreamofthings.com/workshop-2 for more details. Type: Personal essays (500-5,000 words MAX). URL: http://dreamofthings.com/guidelines

Thursday, March 4, 2010

This might be a fine opportunity for one of you~

NARRATIVE IS CURRENTLY seeking internship candidates to assist with production of the magazine, including editorial and technical tasks, public outreach, and other programs. PURPOSE:Narrative is a premier online literary magazine with the mission of transitioning great literature into the digital age and uniting readers and writers around the world and across generations. In its seventh year, Narrative operates under an original model, combining the values and standards of a nonprofit institution with the ethos and sensibility of a start-up: a fast pace, a tireless staff, and ceaseless determination to stretch every dollar to its fullest in support of the mission.

INTERNSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:You have a passion for literature, strive for excellence in everything you do, thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace, and are eager to envision, collaborate on, and execute ideas and tasks. You are a high-energy, low-maintenance, well-rounded person with the ability to ensure that projects, people, paperwork, schedules, and other responsibilities are timely, exceptional, and on target. For this position, we need someone who is friendly, professional, reliable, diplomatic, extremely organized, a good conversationalist, a solid writer, computer savvy, and conversant with traditional publishing, social media, electronic publishing, iPhone applications, public relations, and marketing. Narrative is located in San Francisco and needs local interns but, as a Internet-based, digital publication, also works with interns in various locations. How to Apply: Please send your CV and a letter indicating what you can bring to Narrative. Apply by writing to interns@narrativemagazine.com