We at Hippocampus Magazine are exited to announce the winners of our 2012 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction.
If I had to name the most challenging aspects of writing—no matter if we’re talking about fiction or nonfiction—nailing the ending would come at the top of the list, followed by “getting started” and “doing the middle bit.” Coming up with the right ending can throw a writer into a tizzy.
It’s been a few months since we’ve published an Insider Tips article. This month, our editor interview with Duotrope went live and we thought that sharing the link here would provide some solid “insider tips” of what we’re looking for in submissions. For those unfamiliar with the website, Duotrope is a huge, up-to-date directory of…
When I was a child, my mother always twisted my long black hair in tight pigtails. But when her back was turned, I tossed off the rubber bands and delighted in feeling my hair going off in all directions, loose and unkempt. That was a metaphor moment for me, and it’s the kind of detail that author Marion Roach Smith promotes in her book The Memoir Project