Happy National Day on Writing (and some other stuff...)
Did you know that today is the National Day on Writing? You didn't? Well, take a break from whatever you're doing and get to writing to celebrate! Did you also know there are tons of opportunities to write in the area?
- Moon City Press is a local publisher based out of the English Department at Missouri State University. They are currently accepting submissions for the 2012 Moon City Review until December 31. This year's theme is Children's Lit (including teen lit!) and it includes poetry, non-fiction, and art. Check out their website for more information.
- Local writers also meet with the Springfield Writers Guild and the Missouri State Poetry Society.
- The Missouri Writer's Guild is another awesome website for new writers with lots of great tips for writing, meeting other writers, and getting published.
And when you've had enough writing, check out this video from This Is Teen with awesome authors Meg Cabot, Libba Bray, and Maggie Stiefvater:
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