Just a quick post, mainly because I’m overexcited ! I’ve just sent my first submission of the year to 404ink.com. They’re a new independent publisher, based in Scotland. It’s always hard to take the plunge of sending something, knowing if it’s what the publishers are looking for. Obviously, I read and subscribe where I can (literary magazines are quite pricey), but it still feels very new. They seem to err towards darker material, which suits me. I do have a tendency to be a miserable cow. Anyway, fingers crossed. I’ll let you know how I get on. To be honest, if it’s good news, I’ll let the whole world know!
Time to get on with this weeks writing prompt . Happy, if rather grey, days.
Published by Kathryn Anna
Kathryn is a writer based in Shropshire. She writes short fiction, flash fiction and poetry. She has no formal education in creative writing but she reads every poetry book she can get her hands on, and enjoys various online writing groups and courses.
Kathryn has M.E., which brings its own challenges to her working practice, and means she has to monitor her activity with great care. Despite the frustration of these limitations she has reached her goal of having work published, thanks to support from Nine Arches Press Dynamo mentoring scheme.
Kathryn has work published or forthcoming in print magazines like Mslexia, Popshot Quarterly and The Dawntreader and online in places like Words for the Wild, Nine Muses Poetry, Sledgehammer and Riggwelter Press. She was longlisted for the 2019 Fish prize for short fiction, and Paper Swans Press single poem prize in 2020.
Kathryn is a columnist for Spelt Magazine, and has recently been awarded a micro bursary from Raven Studios in Shrewsbury to work on a new pamphlet. She also accepts private commissions under the moniker Poems from the Hare.
When her health allows, Kathryn works as a freelance copywriter and can write confidently across a range of subjects, including travel, food, literature, hospitality and customer service. In addition to these core topics, excellent research skills means she can tackle subjects as diverse as muscle cars and dog training. She takes on proofreading and editing work as requested. You can find out more at her business site
Kathryn loves language and its persuasive power. Most of all she loves to write.
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Fingers, toes and everything crossed!
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Good Luck xx
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Good luck. And well done 🙂 x