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Anthologies and the nonfiction writer

 

 
 
 

Why publish in anthologies?

Anthologies offer writers opportunities to get more work published.

Pulitzer winning authors, best sellers, and famous people around the world must agree, because they publish in anthologies too. There is room for caution and writers should consider the motives of anthology editors. 

Yet writers like Elmore Lenoard and Steven King both just published short stories in the Anthology Amazing Tales.

Sebastian Junger, Annie Proulx, and Jane Smiley have published essays in Anthologies by Outside Magazine.

Ernest J. Gaines, Terry McMillian, Irving Wallace, and Ray Bradbury-- all published in Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul.

Freelance writer Jennifer Nelson, whose work regularly appears in "Woman's Day", "Parenting", "Fitness", "SHAPE," " Health,", "Writer's Digest" and others has published in the Chocolate for a Woman's Soul Series.

AnthologiesOnline.com Featured author Nanette Thorsen-Snipes
has sold her essay, "The Greatest of These" eight times to different anthologies. She's carefull to avoid selling all rights to an anthology.

Writers can mine their journals and half finished stores.

Scan calls for submissions and when you find a match with a journal entry or essay start, you have the impetus to finish the work according to the editor call.

 

 

The attention to writers calls for submissions hones your writing skills and helps your writing acumen to grow. 


Consider anthology markets to pump up your  list of credits, be published along side of well-known authors, motivate writing growth and as a market to resell manuscripts.

 

 

Where to find calls for manuscripts: 

bullet AnthologiesOnline.com, Writers Wanted
bullet --updated monthly by the first week of each month
bullet Calls for Submissions : NewPages.com
bullet  Places for Writers

 

 Writing Lab

 

 

Vary sentence length and types of sentences

 

Vary sentence openings.  If you find too many sentences beginning with the same word or the same type of sentence consider reordering and changing the sentence.

 

Use passive voice with caution.

 

Use parallel structure

 

Use Active precise verbs

 

Avoid clichés.

 

 

Call for Nonfiction Manuscripts  "A Moment in Time"

 

Writers who have been invited may submit short essays that contain a split scene.  All entries should begin with a scene that is interrupted by additional rhetorical strategies.  These may include narrative that includes analysis, details, facts, feelings.  Additional scenes or language that suggests a scene may also be used. This anthology is to be written for a general audience.  We seek works that include

 use of literary devices and surprising language.  Essays should be less than 500 words.

 

Some  nearly free anthology options

 

Ebook anthology source

 

Watch a Video Tour of the CreateSpace Self-Publishing Process

 

Interview with anthology editors