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Literary Journals Free to Submit

Posted by R.A. Riekki on January 30, 2009 at 4:05 AM

I am seeing an increase in lit journals requiring $ from writers to submit their work.  Most writers aren't rich, so I worry those journals are cutting out working-class folks, so here's some journals that are free to submit.  I'll add a lot more as I have time.  I feel uneasy with listing Submittable, even when it's free to submit there, as their practices are getting to be a bit sketchy--I know they're becoming very $ale$ focused and not writer focused, so I'll list them as a...

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MY FAVORITE MUSIC

Posted by R.A. Riekki on January 4, 2009 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (20)

Here's my top 500+ artists/CDs/songs in no order. Thank God for music! Caps are if I like everything the artist has done or everything on a CD or if I'm in love with a song). I put in bold my top 20. And an asterisk if it helps put me in a positive mood.
1) RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE (especially "EVIL EMPIRE")--my most influential band by far
2) Pantera (VULGAR DISPLAY OF POWER, especially "Mouth for War")

3) RADIOHEAD
4) Monica Freire ("Les eaux de Mars")
5)...

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MY (CURRENT) FAVORITE MUSIC I LIKE TO WRITE TO

Posted by R.A. Riekki on January 3, 2009 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

   50 BANDS WHERE I LIKE JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING THEY'VE EVER DONE

1) Rage Against the Machine

2) Radiohead

3) Loco Locass

4) Ben Folds

5) Arab Strap

6) Sinead O'Connor 

7) Fiona Apple

8) The Fast Computers

9) Elliott Smith

10) Lou Reed

11) Metric

12) Daniel Johnston

13) Lyle Lovett

14) LCD Soundsystem

15) Kate Nash

16) Sia

17) Placebo

18) Coldplay

19) My Summer as a ...

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