FundsforWriters - May 20, 2022 - The Story Isn't Always a Book

Published: Fri, 05/20/22


VOLUME 22, ISSUE 26 | MAY 20, 2022

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Message from Hope

As some of you are aware, I started strength training. I'd been doing some less-intensive strength training for a couple years, but when my son opened a gym as a strength-training coach, well, I had no excuse not to do better. 

But being exposed to the background of what makes a gym, the pros and cons of dealing with the public and gym membership, and learning the long-tail approach to health, I see how a lot of people fall short of goals. Amazingly, the same logic goes for writers. 

In exercise training of any kind, you must develop a habit. The problem with strength training is that everyone expects to see results in a week or two. Those sleek arms, those taut glutes, those amazing quads do not happen overnight. It takes a couple months of three to four times a week to start experiencing real change. 

Writing, however, takes an even longer investment. People claim they've written their entire lives then decide they'll earn money doing what they already know how to do. Because you've written since you were six does not make you a writer.

Writing for income comes with conscious focus. 

1) You decide the type of writing you wish to pursue. Creative nonfiction, fiction, short stories, poetry, commercial features and columns, copywriting, journalism. There are miles of differences among and between them. Because you feel you can write one well does not mean you can snap your fingers and write all else. 

2) Read a crazy amount of successful works in the genre/type of writing you chose. If you don't know what makes for good writing versus amateurish writing, you aren't comfortable yet in your effort. Learn to spot what works and what doesn't.

3) Write a lot. Throw away a lot. Edit a lot. You should probably write ten times more words than you publish until you've made a name for yourself, and even then write fives times as many.

4) Find critiquers - critiquers who are writers, not friends and family, to get opinions. Critique right back, because the best way to learn is to have to review or teach. Develop a thick skin. If being reviewed hurts too badly, like working out makes you sore, then decide either to toughen up or find something else.

5) Take your time. Once you publish bad writing, it's out there for good. To be taken seriously as a professional, one has to do the time and pay the dues of learning what makes a professional. 

Be patient learning what defines good writing, commercial writing, profitable writing, enjoyable writing. You don't see those muscles in the mirror overnight. They take time to develop. And they take diligence. Skip weeks and you almost have to start all over again. I guess the first decision is whether this is a habit and perpetual investment you are willing to make. Your reward is contingent upon your dedication. 

C. Hope Clark
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"Man is born as a freak of nature, being within nature and yet transcending it....The human being would indeed go mad if he did not find a frame of reference which permitted him to feel at home in the world in some form and to escape the experience of utter helplessness, disorientation, and uprootedness. 

There are many ways in which man can find a solution to the task of staying alive and of remaining sane. Some are better than others and some are worse. By “better” is meant a way conducive to greater strength, clarity, joy, independence; and by “worse” the very opposite. But more important than finding the better solution is finding some solution that is viable."
~ humanistic philosopher and psychologist Erich Fromm, The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology (public library)

As writers we seek satisfaction in our work. We love doing it. We love having done it. However, there are parts of the process that are not very palatable, like marketing for some . . . and editing for others. 

To listen to some writers, one would think they are in agony, from beginning to end. They want an easier way to be good, be better, be profitable. To some, the process of writing is closer to being a bad experience, a bad feeling, or a bad choice than life without writing, to further refine what philosopher Erich Fromm stated above. 

All too often on social media, we see up-and-coming or wannabe writers fussing about the work. The unfairness, the difficulty, and the dejection. They leave the impression that they are unhappy. They do not realize that the negativity gives the reading public the impression that they don't like what they do. Who wants to support that?

Love the work, love the process, love the ups and downs of writing . . . or maybe consider another way to live happier. Another way to avoid the insanity.




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 - May 28, 2022 - Saturday Writer's Group - "On Writing Contests" - Zoom - Noon-2 PM ET

 - June 9, 2022 - Edisto Bookstore, Edisto Island, SC - 3:00 PM

 - June 11, 2022 - The Coffee Shelf, Chapin, SC - 8-11 AM

 - June 21, 2022 - South Congaree Pine Ridge Library, In-Person, Columbia, SC - 5:30-6:30 PM 

 - June 28, 2022 - Still Hopes Episcopal Residential Community - One Still Hopes Drive, West Columbia, SC - 2:00 PM

 - July 13, 2022 - Muskoka Authors Association, Zoom - 6:00 PM

 - July 23, 2022 - Indiana Sisters in Crime, Zoom - Noon ET - Gary and Hope Clark Tag Team on Getting the Facts Right in Mysteries

 - June 3-10, 2023 - Writing Retreat on the Maine Coast - Faculty Member - Sponsored by Joan Dempsey, author and teacher 
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"Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work."  

~Gustave Flaubert


SUccess Story

Dear Hope,

Thank you so much for your weekly FundsforWriters newsletter. I've written to you in the past to let you know about several grants/residencies I received--opportunities I learned about in FundsforWriters. Here is another story. 

In 2015, I learned about the Sustainable Arts Foundation Individual Artist Awards through your weekly newsletter. I applied for the first time in 2016 as an essayist. I applied again in 2017 as an essayist. Both years, I received lovely, encouraging notes of rejection. Over the next few years, I added writing picture books to my creative life. In 2021, I again applied to the Sustainable Arts Foundation, but this time as a children's book writer. Again, a lovely rejection that inspired me to continue developing my craft. In February, I applied once more as a children's book writer. 

I'm delighted to share that the Sustainable Arts Foundation selected me as a 2022 Awardee!!! My fourth time applying! Receiving that email was such a sweet affirmation of my work.

Grants, fellowships, and residencies have been a gift to my writing life. Thank you so much for letting subscribers know about these opportunities. Additionally, as I have had some success in this area, I want to share information and help other writers. So, I've:

 - added a page to my website with application tips:;
 - included a list of some of the opportunities I've either applied for, received, or found interesting (scroll to end):

Again, thanks for your weekly newsletter!! It's definitely helping writers!

All best,

Patrice Gopo

Patrice Gopo is the author of All the Colors We Will See, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her debut picture book, All the Places We Call Home, is available for pre-order and will release in June. Please visit to learn more.

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The Story Isn't Always a Book

By Laura Yeager 

In the summer of 2021, as COVID slowed, I found myself with spare time, so on a whim I started a cancer memoir. In addition to the writing, I awoke one night, husband snoring beside me, with an original concept on how to structure the book. 

Lesson #1:  When the spirit moves you, record your discovery right then.

I had breast cancer twice, once in 2011 and once in 2016. Last year in 2021, my oncologist "fired" me, saying I was done with treatment, and having reached the end of that journey, I felt compelled to write about cancer. I was thankful, and my memoir concept had to do with the gifts I'd been given during my cancer journey. Friends gave me tangibles such as hats, food, cards, religious jewelry, and books on cancer, but they'd also given me intangible, or spiritual, tokens of their support and love. Such intangibles included their humor, their conversation during chemo, and memorable rides to radiation. 

The book came out quickly, and by August, I'd completed over 12,000 words, but the length was too short for a traditional book. Most books are at least 50,000 words. It wasn't a short story; it wasn't a full-blown memoir. I improvised, deciding to call it a "cancer memoir chapbook." 

Chapbooks are short books, usually around 8,500 words at most, and they are often books of poetry. My work was longer, and it was nonfiction, but "chapbook" was the closest title I could find for what I'd composed. 

Lesson #2:  Sometimes writers must make up their own rules.

Now, where and how to publish the work?

I discovered that Ploughshares, a literary journal out of Emerson College, published longer works of fiction and nonfiction, anywhere from 7,500 to 20,000 words in length. Bingo! I sent it off. A couple months later, the rejection arrived. By then, the book had a name, created by my husband -- Cancer Loot:  The Stuff That Helped Me Survive Two Bouts of Cancer in Ten Years.

Rejection jarred me into action. Again, the book was too short for a traditional book publisher, and I didn't care to self-publish what would have amounted to a pamphlet. Plus, I wanted my work to be seen by as many people as possible. I'd been blogging for a cancer blog,, for five years. Maybe they'd want to publish it. They declined. Now what?

Lesson #3:  Writers need persistence to be published.  

I searched for other cancer websites, quickly finding I pitched the editor, but in a rather unorthodox manner. I simply wrote the editor a one-line note in their comment box, informing them I had written a chapbook, and would she care to read it?

Lesson #4: Sometimes the simplest way is the best. 

Now, would the editor want all the manuscript?  I preferred serialize the whole book over a period of months, chapter by chapter, but in the end, the editor decided to excerpt the cancer memoir chapbook over the month of April 2022.


Lesson #5:  Traditional isn't always the solution. 

Dumb luck? Maybe, but the better belief is open-mindedness in finding answers. Don't be afraid to make up the publishing process as you go along, just as you make up your own creative writing. Now I have an excerpted chapbook under my belt, and I'm $1,200 (30 cents/word) richer.

Not bad for a whim and a little thinking outside of the box.

Bio: Laura Yeager has been writing fiction and nonfiction for over 40 years.  A graduate of The Writers' Workshop at The University of Iowa, she teaches writing at Gotham Writers and at Kent State University at Stark.  In April 2022, published excerpts of her cancer memoir chapbook, Cancer Loot:  The Stuff that Helped Me Survive Two Bouts of Cancer in Ten Years.  More of her cancer writing can be found at . Laura Yeager lives in Ohio with her husband and son.


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Discover your own personal relationship to the elements as a channel for inspired writing. Johanna has been a professional writer and writing instructor for over two decades. She has two published books and has taught writing classes at conferences, universities, high schools, camps and more. She lives off-grid in the deserts of northern New Mexico. All levels and all genres are welcome.

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$7 ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2022. First prize $1,000. Second prize $100. Word limit 1,000. All six finalists will be published online in the October 2022 Issue of Gemini. 

$20 ENTRY FEE. Deadline October 1, 2022. The fiction winner will be selected from submissions of original, unpublished short stories between 3,000 and 7,000 words with LGBTQ+ content on the broad theme of "Saints and Sinners." One grand prize of $500 and two second place prizes of $100 will be awarded. In addition, the top stories will be published in an anthology. There will also be a book release party and reading held during the 20th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Conference in New Orleans March 24-26, 2023. A list of the top ten finalists will be posted on our website and in our e-newsletter. The annual fiction contest is open to LGBTQ+ authors at all stages of their careers and to stories in all genres.

$15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline October 15, 2022. The poetry winner will be selected from submissions of original unpublished poems by LGBTQ+ writers on the general theme of "Family." Submit two to four original, unpublished poems of any style. One grand prize of $500 and two second place prizes of $100. A list of the top ten finalists will be posted on our website and in our e-newsletter. Finalists will be published in the Saints and Sinners Poetry Chapbook to be distributed at a special reading at the 2022 Festival.

$20 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 30, 2022. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of no more than 50 lines each, a short story or essay of up to 2,500 words, or a piece of flash fiction of up to 1,000 words. Prizes include a $1,000 honorarium and publication via LAR Online and in the best-of annual print edition of the Los Angeles Review. 

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 31, 2022. The award is open to all Black writers. Award $3,000, publication by Red Hen Press, The opening chapter or story of the awarded manuscript will be published in the Peauzxdunque Review. Four-week residency at The Community Library's Ernest and Mary Hemingway House in Ketchum, Idaho. 

€10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 31, 2022. Open to original and previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. Poems submitted must be on the theme of ‘Dreams’ and should not exceed 40 lines. There is no limit to entries per person. The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and the chance to see their work published in a future issue of Anthology. The winner will also receive a one year subscription to Anthology magazine. 

$5.99 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 24, 2022. The contest is open to all genres and themes. You can enter a previously posted story on Booksie or post a new one and enter it. Grand prize winner gets $500, gold winner badge, a free week of Promote for any published content of the winner's choice (Promote features the content in front of Booksie’s millions of monthly readers), and a review of the winning chapter by Sol Nasisi, the publisher of WorldMaker Media. Two runner-ups receive $100, silver winner badge, pne free week of Promotes for any published content of the winner's choosing (Promote features the content in front of Booksie’s millions of monthly readers). Booksie is an online writing platform to help writers tell their stories and promote their written work. It is not a publisher and does not take any ownership of the writing posted to the site.

£14 ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 22, 2022. Entries are invited for the opening 1,200 words of a longer novel for children aged seven to eighteen. You don’t need to have finished writing your manuscript to enter. First prize £1,000 and your story included in The Winners’ Collection, which is sent to literary agents and publishers to help your work get noticed. Stories must be previously unpublished as whole books. However, self-published novels are eligible. Entries from authors worldwide are welcome.

£20 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 1, 2022. Open to unpublished and unagented writers with an original and exciting story for 7-to-18-year-olds. The main prize is a worldwide publishing contract with Chicken House with a £10,000 advance (subject to contract). Our esteemed panel of judges will select the overall winner, who will also receive an offer of representation from a top literary agent, Louise Lamont from LBA Books. Our bonus prize will be awarded to an author hand-picked by our Publisher and Chairman of the judging panel, Barry Cunningham. The prize is a worldwide publishing contract with Chicken House with a £7,500 advance (subject to contract) and representation by Louise Lamont from LBA Books. If you are in financial hardship, please email by midday (UK time) on Tuesday 31st May to request a reduced fee of £15. You do not need to provide proof or justification when requesting the reduced fee.

Deadline July 31, 2022. Biopage is hosting a writing contest to remind people the benefits of writing. Each story (or once chapter of your stories) is limited to 5,000 characters or roughly 1,000 words. We are still in this COVID-19 pandemic. You as a writer should write down this once in a life experience of fighting the deadly virus. Tell your stories in words and pictures: pantry inventories, window views, workout routines, neighbors helping neighbors, homeschooling activities... Or more dramatic: fighting the virus yourself, sick family member at home or hospital, treating patients as a healthcare provider, dealing with pain losing a friend. You can win $300, and five runners-up can win $100 each. (Requires signing up for a free account at Biopage.)




Deadline June 1, 2022. The Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame, will offer up to five $2,000 scholarships to aspiring Colorado authors or authors-to-be. The scholarship as part of its commitment to encourage, support and nurture Colorado writers. In addition, they will participate in an 18 month mentorship program designed to support tier publishing success. The total value of each scholarship is $20,000. The Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame, will offer up to five $2,000 scholarships to aspiring Colorado authors or authors-to-be. The scholarship as part of its commitment to encourage, support and nurture Colorado writers. In addition, they will participate in an 18 month mentorship program designed to support tier publishing success. The total value of each scholarship is $20,000.

Deadline May 31, 2022. The SLF $1,000 Older Writers Grant is awarded annually, since 2004, to a writer who is fifty years of age or older at the time of grant application, and is intended to assist such writers who are just starting to work at a professional level. We are currently offering a $1,000 grant annually, to be used as each writer determines will best assist their work. This grant, as with all SLF grants, is intended to help writers working with speculative literature. Speculative literature is a catch-all term meant to inclusively span the breadth of fantastic literature, encompassing literature ranging from hard science fiction to epic fantasy to ghost stories to horror to folk and fairy tales to slipstream to magical realism to modern myth-making — and more. 

Deadline August 1, 2022. Indie Grants was created for S.C. filmmakers, writers, and other production professionals to help them get their content made and seen by international audiences...while also serving as a lynchpin for workforce development. Two projects will be selected for production in 2022-23. Each will receive up to $35,000 in production funds, as well as access to gear and production support throughout the production process.

Deadline June 1, 2022. The PEN/Jean Stein Grants for Literary Oral History recognize literary works of nonfiction that use oral history to illuminate an event, individual, place, or movement. We will confer two PEN/Jean Stein Grants for Literary Oral History with increased cash prizes of $15,000 each. The project must be an unpublished work-in-progress that will not be published prior to April 1, 2023, as the grants are intended to support the completion of a final book. The project must be a work of literary nonfiction.

Deadline June 1, 2022. Offered annually to an author of children’s or young adult fiction for a novel-in-progress. The award was developed to help writers whose work is of high literary caliber and assist a writer at a crucial moment in their career to complete their novel. The author of the winning manuscript, selected blindly by judges unaware of nominees’ names, will receive an award of $5,000.

Deadline June 1, 2022. We do not limit our residency to any specific medium but, rather, are looking for people who can creatively interact with the space we have to offer and the community of historic Vicksburg. Michigan. We provide housing and studio space for one resident at a time, three times a year. We’re offering a stipend of $2,000 for 4 – 7 weeks, a $500 travel grant and use of a car for licensed drivers. We ask that our artists propose a way to give back to the community (like a workshop, final show or open studio days) and that they donate a piece of work to our collection.

Deadline June 1, 2022. The Urgency/Stability program is designed to support artists and other creatives working in the arts who identify as under-served or under-represented, including Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander and People of Color; LGBTQIA+ artists; and artists with disabilities. The program supports artists and other creatives working in the arts who live in the City of Portland, have lost income or opportunities due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and have either outstanding costs or ongoing financial needs that are impacting their practice. 



Fresh Cup is a storytelling and education hub for the coffee and tea industries. We equip coffee and tea professionals with the skills, insights, and inspiration required to develop a more sustainable and prosperous industry for all. We invite writers, thinkers, and leaders to write for Fresh Cup’s audience. Contributors are paid $200 per article, plus an additional rate for original photography.

Task & Purpose is a military news and culture publication that covers what service members and veterans are — or should be — talking about. And we aim to tell stories that help the rank-and-file and civilians they serve to understand the world and the military’s role in it. So we’re always looking for well-researched and authoritative stories on combat and what happens after, deep dives into the scourge of military sexual assault, or explainers on why the military is seeing an exodus of experienced military pilots. We’re also interested in first-hand accounts and essays written by those who know the military through their lived experiences. Our freelance rates are generally around $500 per piece, but we go up from there if there is more work, reporting and editing involved. 

Solarpunk Magazine is a bumonthly online publication of radically hopeful and optimistic science fiction and fantasy. Deadlines:
May 1-14, 2022 – BIPOC and Lunarpunk subs only
June 20 – July 4, 2022 – Solarpunk at Work subs only
September 1-14, 2022 – open for general subs for our 2023 issues
November 1-14, 2022 – open for general subs for our 2023 issues

Fiction: 500-7,500 words (eight cents/word, $100 minimum)
Poetry: up to 5 poems or 5 pages of poems, whichever is shorter. ($40 per poem)
Nonfiction: 1000-2000 words ($75 per essay or article)

Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. We aim for a 12-17 age range: that means sophisticated, non-condescending stories with wide appeal. Stories are presented in audio format, which means our audience rarely skim past boring bits. We’re looking for fiction with strong pacing, well-defined characters, engaging dialogue, and clear action. We like all forms of fantasy, science fiction, and our horror offerings tend to be psychological, comedic, or situational — not visceral. We’re happy to read comedy, steampunk, age-appropriate paranormal romance, superheroes and many other genres. We pay eight cents/word for original fiction of any length (yes, including flash!). For reprints, we offer a $100 flat rate for Short Fiction, and a $20 flat rate for Flash Fiction. 

We want stories that challenge our relationship with space—past, present, and future. Show us new mythologies and undiscovered gods. Show us what emerges from a black hole when its egg finally cracks. Show us the place where science becomes magic. The call for our inaugural issue will be May 1 – 30, 2022, with the theme, Is There Anybody Out There? We’re seeking stories about unexpected encounters in isolated places. We strongly prefer flash stories from 1,000-1,250 words, but you can send multiple micros, as long as their total is 1,250 words or fewer. Pays eight cents/word. 

Deadline June 30, 2022. Theme: The Librarian travels the multiverse (along the timeline - past through the future - and across planetary systems and universes) helping out people, societies, and those in need, with their questions, problems, and research (as librarians do). Looking for positive, hopeful stories with positive endings, and narratives that celebrate librarians. To be published in the winter of 2022 by the Air and Nothingness Press. All stories are requested to be between 1,000 and 3,500 words in length. Pays eight cents/word. 

Firebrand Design & Business Solutions, a graphic design and marketing agency based in the Tampa Bay Area, is looking to expand its pool of exceptional freelance copywriters. We're currently looking to connect with copywriting experts who have experience writing for any/all of the following media: Websites (using SEO best practices), Brochures/One Sheeters/Marketing Materials, Emails, Presentations, Digital Ads, Social Media. Pay: $35 - $50 per hour. 

LifeSavvy Media is looking for experienced and objective tech reviewers to write about products on How-To Geek and Review Geek. We're looking for those who don't just use technology, but are immersed in it. If you live and breathe technology every day and are constantly researching for the best keyboard you can buy, the perfect webcam for your friends, family, or that teacher you know, why mechanical keyboards are better than the alternative (or why they aren’t), then you might be a good fit for us. This is a freelance position, but we're looking for regular contributions. Basic Review - $100 ~500-900 words. Moderate Review - $175 ~900-1,500 words. Extensive Review - $250 ~1,500+ words. The job is remote, but we're looking for someone in the United States. 

We pay $350-750 for reported stories, depending on the length and level of reporting. Use our Pitch Form to submit a pitch. DAME is a women-led, independent, reader-funded magazine dedicated to producing journalism that is accessible, intersectional, and illuminating. We tell stories that are smart, progressive, and incisive, for readers who are savvy, curious, and forward-thinking.

The New York Amsterdam News was started more than a century ago, with a $10 investment. It has gone on to become one of the most important Black newspapers in the country and today remains one of the most influential Black-owned and -operated media businesses in the nation, if not the world. The Blacklight is looking for talented and experienced freelance investigative journalists. Send pitches to Please include your CV as well. Pays $250 for 500 to 1,000 words, up to $2/word for longer well-researched articles.



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Kneerim & Williams is a full-service literary agency based in Boston. Our mission is to help talented writers design and achieve their publishing goals. We offer representation for new and established authors and we secure publishing arrangements for our clients worldwide in print, audio, electronic, film and television.

We licence translation rights across the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and into the rapidly expanding markets of Ukraine, Georgia and Belarus. In 2018 we began actively selling Azerbaijani, Eastern Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, Tadjik and Uzbek rights across the ex-Soviet countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We present new titles to publishers in our beautiful offices in central Riga and regularly travel to regional and international bookfairs, keeping in close contact with our clients.

The Schlück Agency, based in Hanover, is likely the largest literary agency in Germany. It represents German-language authors at home and abroad and handles German-language translation rights for international publishers and agencies.

The agency represents worldwide publishing and dramatic rights of Israeli, Palestinian and international authors, writers of fiction and nonfiction, including high-profile personalities in the fields of science, business, politics and history. In addition, the agency acts as sub-agents for numerous publishers and agencies overseas for representation to Israeli publishing houses. The Deborah Harris Agency has earned an international reputation as the leading Israeli agency for literary fiction and nonfiction of the highest quality.








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