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Sorry! Why I Didn’t Answer Your Email

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So, the other day I mentioned to my hubby—who is also my technical guru—that one of the online forms at Compose didn’t seem to be working. As he prodded into both of my sites, he also discovered a glitch in the contact form at Write It Sideways. In fact, there were hundreds of email messages I hadn’t received from […]

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How to Write Better Short Stories and Get Published in Lit Mags

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A couple of days ago, I published a post at Writer Unboxed called How to Get Your Short Stories Published in Lit Mags. Some commenters said they bookmarked the article as a reference for when they have a polished short story to send out to the world of lit mags. Others were grateful for that little push […]

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Still here. Still writing. Just taking a breather.

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Today’s post is written by founding editor Suzannah Windsor. First, it’s great to be back. I’ve really missed sitting down to write something personal to you—especially to those of you who have supported my writing in many different ways over the past five years. Maybe you thought Write It Sideways had come to an end […]

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Google Reader Dead! Stay Connected in 2013

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If you’ve been using the Google Reader RSS system for years as a means of reading all your favourite blogs, you’ll probably already know that as of July 1, 2013, Google is shutting it down. I was seriously shocked and irrationally afraid when I heard the news many months ago. What would I do? Where […]

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‘Compose’ Journal Update—Our Blog Is Live!

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Last year, I shared with you my vision of creating a biannual, digital literary journal which would be connected to Write It Sideways but would also stand on its own. I wanted to give readers of Write It Sideways a regular opportunity to see good writing in practice, and provide another venue for emerging writers […]

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‘Story Is a State of Mind’ Review + Free Bonuses

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Today’s article is written by Suzannah Windsor. Have you ever wondered what the difference is between your average published book and the ones that go on to receive accolades? The type of books that have gold stars and big-name blurbs on the cover? I think I know now. About a year ago, I discovered Canadian […]

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