Browsing Archive: January, 2012

Natural Selection

Posted by Fiona Sinclair on Monday, January 30, 2012,

Thankfully submissions continue to come into the magazine. What strikes me is the quality of the work. I want to publish them all but of course space is an issue. It occurs to me that I need to be more discerning now. Good poems must be put into a folder and then a judicious examination and selection  of the very best will be made . These will then make up the issue. I think this will increase the reputation of the magazine but alsomake it an absolute achievement to be selected.

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Glittering prizes

Posted by Fiona Sinclair on Tuesday, January 17, 2012,

A new year’s resolution to enter competitions has me thinking about the knack of winning glittering prizes. For a start one has to send off entries. This is a bit of a stumbling block for me ….’funds is limited’ .. how on earth  do poets afford to enter once let alone multiple times ? One could spend a fortune. I suppose the art is to find the right competition for your work , affiliated perhaps to a magazine that seems to ‘like your style’ so to speak.

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