Saturday, October 31, 2015

Love Letters ~ Where your fellow writers are getting published & Writer to Writer

Hi, Brian.
My short story “Waiting” got published in The Broken City magazine. They used a beautiful illustration. Check it out in the current edition of Broken City here.
Speak soon,
Hannah McKinnon
For information on submitting to Broken City, see here.

Hi, Brian.
You started it all!  You gave me the confidence to believe in my writing and now I'm slowly gaining more and more success.  Excited to report I just heard I won the grand prize in the 2015 John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award contest, one I know you've judged and also recommended to your students. 
Thank you, Brian!
Heather Rath
You can read Heather’s story, "Stalker" on Quick Brown Fox here.
The winner of the Galbraith Award takes home a $2,000 prize. For information about this contest, see here.

Hi, Brian.
I recently published Tricksy Critters: A Halloween Picture Book.
Michelle de Villiers
Tricksy Critters is available for the excellent price of absolutely free. Check out Tricksy Critters and Michelle’s other two books on Amazon, here.

This seems to be my week for painful stories. Here is one (disturbing – but free!) that just landed on the Psychology Tomorrow site. Brian, you read it last winter, but it will be new to the rest of you.
Sally B
Read Sally’s story here
For information about submitting to Psychology Tomorrow, see here.

Writer to Writer
Dear Brian,
I’ve just launched a Kickstarter campaign that is trying to spread happiness (and feeling in general) through letter-writing. Using creative writing, I believe we can reconnect people in our disconnected digital world. We can empower people to feel.
I think this relates to your writing blog, and I would greatly appreciate if you would give me a shoutout or write something about my project!  The more people that join in, the more people who feel.  The motive is purely social — otherwise I would definitely charge more than $2 Canadian per letter.
Check it out here.
Andrew Luba
Mailing address available on request (for letters!!!)

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Barrie, Bracebridge, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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