Ever sit down to write, and nothing seems to flow, no matter what you do?  It sounds like you’ve suffered from writer’s block. If writer’s block is a common obstacle for you, read on to discover how you can get over your block and back into the creative zone.

First off, let’s take a look at what writer’s block can look like. Some blocked writers will sit in front of the keyboard or a blank page, unsure what to write. Others will procrastinate or anything else that fits under the guise of “writing” but isn’t actually writing. When we let writer’s block, procrastination, and life get in the way, manuscripts can take years to get out the door, bringing stress and frustration.

That’s why I work with writers on—getting into the creative zone and staying there. Many writers who have worked with me for just one session have gone on to write productively for a long time beyond the time that we were together. This is because I’ve guided them to tap into the way that their brain works to keep their creative juices flowing.

If you’re interested in finding out how kick writer’s block to the curb and optimize your brainpower for the best creativity, schedule a free call with me.


In the meantime, we’ve curated a list of three publishing opportunities with inspiring prompts sure to get your creative juices flowing


Here’s a pro-tip on how to ensure your work gets selected: talk to a professional who understands what literary journals, writing contests, and publishers look for in submissions. I can work with you on your first 5 pages. You will receive tailored feedback and feel 100% ready to publish. Drop yourself into my calendar here. Spaces are limited.


If these aren’t your thing, no worries. We put out a curated list of the latest publishing opportunities each week. Be sure to check back here in 7 days for 3 more opportunities! Or, you can get on our mailing list to have this list delivered straight to your inbox. Never miss a publishing opportunity again. Click below to sign up.

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Who They Are: Psychopomp Magazine is a try-annual, online publication that exists to showcase stories and art that challenge genre and form conventions with particular attention to work that deals with conceptions of passages, rites of passage, transitions, juxtapositions, and the betwixt and between.

What They’re Looking For: Short stories, up to 5,000 words

What They Pay: 2 cents a word up to $100 (starting at a minimum of $5)

Deadline: July 31, 2021.

Get more information and submit here.

Hiraeth Books: parABnormal Magazine

Who They Are: Hiraeth Publishing showcases what we consider the very best in speculative fiction: science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal, anything out of the ordinary. We welcome new and established authors and artists equally, as talent is often found in out-of-the-way places. We publish novels, novellas, chapbooks, coloring books, anthologies, collections, even short stories online in the effort to showcase the many talented writers and artists how have entrusted us with their creations. We do our best to present their work in an attractive package that will gain the most attention and entertain the most readers.

What They’re Looking For: Stories, poetry, nonfiction about the paranormal

What They Pay: $25 for fiction, $20 for articles, $7 for reviews, $6 per poem

Deadline: July 31, 2021.

Get more information and submit here.


Who They Are: PodCastle is a weekly fantasy podcast producing audio performances of fantasy short fiction, including all the sub genres of fantasy, including magical realism, urban fantasy, slipstream, high fantasy, and dark fantasy.

What They’re Looking For: Fantasy podcast. Length: Up to 6,000 words

What They Pay: $0.06/word for original; $100 for reprints, $20 for flash fiction reprints.

Deadline: July 31, 2021.

Get more information and submit here.

Is your work good enough to get published?

Many writing contests and anthologies receive thousands of submissions. Are you confident that your work is strong enough to stand out from the rest?

We help writers hone their craft so they can feel confident about submitting their best work to publications or competitions. If you’re serious about publishing, you can speak with us to see how we can help you put your best foot forward when you submit your work. Book a call with us today.



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