Eimile Campbell

 
2013 Pushcart Prize Nominations Dec29

2013 Pushcart Prize No...

The Quotable is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2013 Pushcart Prize.   Every year, small and independent publishers may nominate six literary works published that year for the prestigious Pushcart Prize.  Here are the nominees from The Quotable:   ISSUE 9, Night and...

Writing the Truth We Seek by Gretchen Knox Mar26

Writing the Truth We S...

Today’s post comes from The Quotable contributer, Gretchen Knox. Look for Gretchen’s short story, “Make it Right” in Issue 5, Place to be published in April. With just 3,373 words Shirley Jackson wrote one of the best known stories of the twentieth century. I read The...

Record Submissions Feb02

Record Submissions

Thanks to everyone who submitted to Issue Five: Place. I was so thrilled to see when I closed the submissions this morning that we had a record 201 submissions for the reading period (we usually average 120-130). It makes me so proud to see how much this little magazine started just over a...

Contest: Guess the Writer Aug22

Contest: Guess the Wri...

                        The first person to guess the writer from our daily clues will win a 11 oz Quotable Mug of their choosing (check out all the Quotable Mugs Available, here!). Rules: Every day we will post a clue, either on...

What I Learned from Attending The Tin House Writing Conference Aug13

What I Learned from At...

I attended the Tin House Writing Workshop at Reed College in Portland, OR July 10-17. These are some of my impressions and lessons learned from the workshop.

Send it out Already! (A Guide to Submitting Your Work) Jun21

Send it out Already! (...

About six months ago my husband decided to take a writing class (he can be impressionable – in a good way – and I had dragged him to so many readings and writer’s events that he was bound to spark an interest sooner or later). I was a little nervous at first, since finishing...

Some of the Best Writing Advice I ever received May23

Some of the Best Writi...

        1. Write Consistently. Every day, if you can. Make a space,  schedule a time, and show up. If you don’t take it  seriously, if you don’t get the words on the page, or in that Word document, you will amount to a fantasizer,  not a writer. I made the...

Getting in the Mood Apr27

Getting in the Mood

It's that time of year - the flowers are in bloom, the birds are chirping, baby bunnies are popping from every hole; why even the Royals are feeling it, as they digitally alter their stiff-upper lips into Buckingham approved smiles: it is the season for Romance!

To E-book or Not to E-book? Apr11

To E-book or Not to E-...

I have never been on the forefront of technology. I listened to records well into the nineties, didn’t establish myself on the internet until 2001, got my first cellphone in 2005, and an MP3 player the year later (when my first CD player finally gave out after 13 years of good use). I...

Fools’ Night

“The right to be a cussed fool is safe from all devices human, its’ common (ez a ginr’l rule) to every critter born of woman.”   –James Russell Lowell The First Issue is sent to the printers. The venue is booked for the launch party. And I’m feeling...

Open for Submissions – Issue II: Escape Mar01

Open for Submissions &...

The Quotable is now accepting submissions for Issue II - Escapes. We now accept poetry.

A Community of Writers

A solitary occupation can become isolating - the importance of finding community of writers.