Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Persimmon Tree Journal: Fun topic

If you don't know about Persimmon Tree, it is an on-line journal that only publishes writing (poetry, fiction/non and art) by women over 60. Writers' Wings client Jenny Clover Hacker will have one of her humorous creative non-fiction stories published by them this year.

They run a column called Short Takes and solicit submissions periodically. From January 1-February 15  they are looking for writing that interprets the theme of Boiling Points.
Too often older women’s artistic work is ignored or disregarded, and only those few who are already established receive the attention they deserve. Yet many women are at the height of their creative abilities in their later decades and have a great deal to contribute. Persimmon Tree is committed to bringing this wealth of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art to a broader audience, for the benefit of all. - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/about-us/#sthash.dwpuBxCG.dpuf

Schedule: Topic: Boiling Points Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15 - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf

Schedule: Topic: Boiling Points Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15 - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf
Short Takes: Readers are invited to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for Short Takes. Each issue will have a Short Takes column.
The topic is listed below. We keep the topics general so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your experiences, but you can include your thoughts, dreams, and ideas. Humor and irony are always appreciated!
Short Takes submissions must use the following guidelines to be considered.
Type SHORT TAKES and the topic in the subject line.
At the top of the first page please enter author’s name, address, telephone, and email address. Make sure to include the topic.
Email your piece as a Word attachment to editor@persimmontree.org.
We will contact you only if your piece is selected. Because our choices are determined by our need for balance and diversity, we cannot include all the good pieces we receive.
Schedule:
Topic: Boiling Points
Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15.
- See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf
Short Takes: Readers are invited to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for Short Takes. Each issue will have a Short Takes column.
The topic is listed below. We keep the topics general so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your experiences, but you can include your thoughts, dreams, and ideas. Humor and irony are always appreciated!
Short Takes submissions must use the following guidelines to be considered.
Type SHORT TAKES and the topic in the subject line.
At the top of the first page please enter author’s name, address, telephone, and email address. Make sure to include the topic.
Email your piece as a Word attachment to editor@persimmontree.org.
We will contact you only if your piece is selected. Because our choices are determined by our need for balance and diversity, we cannot include all the good pieces we receive.
Schedule:
Topic: Boiling Points
Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15.
- See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf

My Blog List

  • This is a draft test. When I get a great story idea I can compose on my phone. Here I am.
  • Please go to Issues in the menu to see what’s on offer in our Change issue!
  • Lying on her back and doing her shoulder extensions, slowly raising her arms above her head until the back of her hands graze the sheepskin rug, Delia imag...
  • The best gift we can give is our up-to-the-moment Presence. We can arrive with clients or friends or strangers in curiosity and deep witness. People steepe...
  • Today’s guest post is by author Dawn Reno Langley (@proflangley) of Rewired Creatives. More than a million books are published every year, and whether you ...
  • If you write or want to write, the North Bay Writers Groups workshop is for you. Writers of all skill levels, ages, or genres are welcome. Whether your goa...
  • Halloween has come and gone and that’s just fine with me. Except for the adorableness of little trick or treaters and the creativity of some neighbors, it’...
  • I'm just back from the Independent Author Conference in Philadelphia. Here are some of my thoughts from the trip in this solo show: People don't buy books,...
  • The intoxicating fragrance of peppermint tea bags, fresh from the box.