|Bread that was preserved by the ash.|
|I love how intricate their decorations were.|
|My favorite part? The thumb at the top where you would place your thumb when pouring water.|
|32 skeletons of those in Herculaneum who had tried to take shelter in a boat house.|
Now for some links:
Disclaimer: I do not sponsor these links and have no affiliation with them or the companies/publications/blogs involved. I merely pass along information I happen across while online. Please always check out any publication before submitting or becoming involved with them.
Tour Magazine is now taking submissions for their July issue. This is a LGBTQ publication, and the theme is Secrets. Deadline is May 1. Essays, poetry, short stories, and visual arts. Payment unknown.
A-Minor Press is looking for poetry collections or flash fiction and short story collections. One manuscript submission at a time. Simultaneous submissions accepted.
Escape Pod is looking for speculative/sci-fi short stories to be published online and to be presented via podcast by an actor. Paying market.
Riptide Publishing has three open calls for collections. This is typically an invitation-only submission company, but if you get in on the open submission call and are chosen for one of their anthologies, you are free to submit manuscripts to them in the future. The three themes open right now are Regency Romance (April 1), Laying Down (With) the Law (May 1), and College Discovery (June 1). Payment unknown.
Anassa Publications is putting together their first charity anthology. Non-fiction or fictionalized non-fiction. Open until filled. All profits go to charity. Stories of animal relationships, rescues, and/or survival against all odds.
Imaginative Fiction Writers Association has a short story contest going, the Robyn Herrington Memorial In Places Between 2013 contest. Speculative fiction. $125 first prize. No entry fee.
The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change is holding a writing contest on sustainable development goals. First prize is $500. April 15 deadline.
The wonderful Barbara Samuel (who also writes as Barbara O'Neal) is offering a six-week intensive voice workshop for writers. Unsure of location, but you can email with questions. April 30th to June 4th or July 30th to September 3rd. $225. Scholarships available.
Michael Di Gesu is looking for authors who'd like their books featured in his A-to-Z posts. He'll write an intro and get your cover and book information out there. It doesn't have to be a new release.
Misha Gericke has announced this month's Paying it Forward award categories. Stop by to find out what they are and to nominate/vote!
Are you fascinated by Pompeii? Ever been there or seen the museum display on it? Any of these links interest you? Anything to share?
May you find your Muse.