A green light to greatness.®

The Magazine

More »
View Archive

The Pulse

More »

2018 BANN writing contest deadline is Feb. 15

2018 Young Spurs contest info

2017 Mayborn writing contests deadline info

The deadline for the 2017 Mayborn writing contests – personal essay, reported narrative and book manuscript – is EXTENDED to May 15! Register now for the conference and pick your contest category!

From the Blog

More »

Words of wisdom from the Mayborn conference

... “to create real literature” takes a lot more than talent. It takes gumption, perseverance and self-sacrifice.

Writing well isn't good enough

I believe good writing is learned by osmosis, in the exact same way an infant learns a native language. If you get into your brain the rhythms of prose and modes of narrative that command attention, you will have no problem getting published.

Be sure to follow us elsewhere