Essays, Writing Prompts

Call for submissions: As Good as a Feast

I am currently seeking submissions for an essay/poetry anthology that I am compiling titled, “As Good as a Feast.” I will be paying for up to ten of the essays that will appear in this collection. Any additional accepted submissions will still be eligible for publication in the anthology. However, there will be no monetary compensation for these.

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I am currently accepting submissions via eLance through July 25, 2015. If you miss this deadline, you may still submit via the Elderfly Press website through August 30, 2015. However, monetary compensation is available only for those essays submitted via eLance.

Submission Requirements

Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie book series will no doubt be familiar with the expression, “Enough is as good as a feast.” Ma Ingalls often uttered this phrase as a reminder to her children that as long as they had “enough,” they had all they needed. Continue reading “Call for submissions: As Good as a Feast”

Education

Can you pass this writing test?

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Just because you found it on LinkedIn, that doesn’t mean it’s legit!

I’ve been bugging my Facebook friends about this all day, and now it’s your turn. I ran across a job post on LinkedIn that advertised a position for an online writing teacher. It sounded like it might be something that I would be interested in, so I clicked through the link to apply on the company’s website. Instead of being led to the company website however, I was redirected to this online business writing test.

I found the test to be confusing within the first few questions. Several of the questions appeared to not have a correct answer. Others did not provide sufficient information for me determine which multiple choice answer might be correct. I muddled my way through the test anyway to see what would happen. After I hit the submit button, I received the following message: Continue reading “Can you pass this writing test?”