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Jamie Manning Interview
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Issue #8 (Summer 2013) is now available!
Features work by: Elizabeth Whittington, Chelsea Reeser, Stephen Williams, Danielle Bordelon, Juliet Niehaus, Michael Badger, Kara Harte, Jack Coey, Arthur Davis, Donna Compton, Ricky Tyrer, Francis Fiordalisi, Gordon Bourgon, Christen Gresham, Elizabeth Sheets, Andres Vaamaonde, Marjorie Brody, Andrea Danowski, Sandra Kolankiewicz, R J
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Black Fox Contest Announcement:
Black Fox is pleased to announce its second annual contest. The theme is: Home. We will be choosing one short story, creative non-fiction piece or poem that interprets the theme best. The winner will receive a prize of $100 and publication in our Summer 2014 issue. Writers who
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Black Fox Call for Staff:
With all the changes we’re making to the magazine, we’re in need of a few good people. Please note that Black Fox positions are a labor of love and are therefore unpaid. If interested, email email@example.com. In the subject line of your email please indicate the position
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First, we’d like to say that we appreciate the loyalty and the support that our readers and contributors have showed us over the past two years. The magazine could not have been a success without your continued encouragement. We have decided to make a few changes to the magazine,
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Issue #7 is Now Available!
Features work by: Colleen Fullin, Galina Trefil, Joe Giordano, Rebecca Dickinson, H. Lynette Barr, Michael Krizmanich, Angela Brown, Jeremy Bronaugh, Nina Hart, Sandra Windham, Amelia Nierenberg, Mariah Naylor, and Shellie Faught. Guest Article by Megan Orsini. Cover Artist: Rachel Carbonell. Purchase the Print Copy Here:
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I’ve let writing slip lately. I went down with a respiratory infection in early January and I’m just now starting to feel normal. I’ve seen several deadlines whoosh past my eyes, too fast to catch. The company I work my day job for is throwing a million challenges a day at me. It’s hard to
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The year 2012 was a good writing year for me. I wrote two novels, a few dozen short stories, ventured into the world of interactive fiction and started this blog. I’ve tried to share the things I’ve learned along the way, and so, I think it’s only fair that I share the most important lesson
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Last time, I wrote about NaNoWriMo, the international endurance test for writers. What NaNoWriMo teaches me every year is that making time for writing every day makes that day vastly better. The word count is a little high, though. So this time I thought I’d share a little idea that I started practicing back in
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It’s that time of year again, folks. Nano has landed, and ever since, I’ve been pressed up to my laptop screen at every free second. But this year is slightly different for me. I’m using my NaNo time to complete something that I’ve promised to someone. The only problem is: it has to be good.
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Last time I spoke about keeping hold of ideas, backing up and not updating your iPhone. This time, I want to share a brilliant trick for what to do when inspiration eludes you. This, I will be honest and own up to, was not my idea. It came from a colleague who is also a
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