Announcing our 2017 Slate of Fabulous Instructors!
We are happy to announce our fabulous 2017 slate of award winning instructors. Subscirbe to our mailing list for updates on courses from: Kathy Fish, Robert Vaughan, Jenny Shank, Lee Martin, and our very own Jennifer Kircher Carr. Get ready for a great new year with WordTango!
Generate New Work During our Brown Bag Lunch Series!
WordTango is hosting a series of brown bag lunches: Wednesdays 12 p.m. EST. Writers from across the globe gather for the hour to write. Bring your lunch and your notebook, pen, computer... and join us for this free community event! Participants will commit to writing 200 words. It seems small - but it all adds up! During the event you will meet writing buddies and exchange tips and encouragement in a supportive environment... all while you generate new work.
Take Our Hit Submit™ Challenge : Returning Soon!
Join us for our Hit Submit Challenge. This Spring, WordTango will host a virtual community space where writers from across the globe will gather together to hit submit. Participants will commit to completing five submissions within a three hour time frame. During the event you will meet writing buddies and exchange tips and encouragement in a supportive environment... all while you hit submit, and send your darlings off to the world.
Join Our Free Writing Community!
Our virtual writing community is a great place to exchange tips, talk shop, and meet writing buddies. If you haven’t joined already fill out the form then, keep an eye on your email for an invitation from Kona, which is the site where WordTango resides. We hope to “see” you there!
This Winter's Member News
- Karin Gall's story "The Gaming Hour" was accepted to Over My Dead Body.com.
- Al Kratz's story in Jellyfish Review was nominated for Best Small Fictions. He has a story in Cheap Pop and a publication in Spelk. He also has a story forthcoming in Indianola Review.
- An interview with Caroline Couderc appears in Ink in Thirds.
- Steven Hicks's short story "Going Home" was published online.
- Jennifer Kircher Carr's "Bride 2" has been published by Jellyfish Review.
- Donna Aderhold has her first story published in hard copy: "Wreck" in Zoomorphic's anthology Driftfish.
- Meghan Phillips's story "Rules" appears in Matchbook. Her story "She Could Leave Herself Behind if She Just Ran Fast Enough" was published by Matter Press. Her story "Angel Peaches Baby Honey Sweetie Pie Sugar" was published by Whiskey Paper.
- Victoria Melekian's story "Lament" appears in Mudfish 19. Her story "At Risk" is forthcoming in Literary Orphans and her story "Looking for Hope" appears in Rattling Wall/Pen USA's Only Light Can Do That.
- Gillian Walker's story "The Hourglass Descent" is forthcoming in the Bath Flash Fiction Award Anthology 2016. Her story "At Sea" is forthcoming in Riverfeet Press Anthology 2017.
- Andrew Stancek's story "Overture in Red", published by Tahoma Literary Review, was nominated for the Best Small Fictions 2017. His story the "Caged Hamster" appears in the Fall Quarterly issue of Blue Fifth Review.
- Jolene McIlwain's story "Seed to Full" was nominated for a Pushcart prize. The story was originally published in The Fourth River and was reprinted online at FlashFiction.net.
- Elizabeth Spragins's stories "Color Wheel," "Shells," "Nectar," "Tableau on the Shore," and "Warm Colors" appear in the Peacock Journal. Her story "Two tanka" appears in the anthology Neon Graffiti.
- Jan Elman Stout's story "Marital Amnesias" was Nominated for Best Small Fictions 2017. It appears in The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.
- Lori Sambol Brody's story “Body Like Paper” appears in The New South Journal. Her story "Butterfly” appears in the Third Point Press. She received Pushcart nominations for her story “No Problem, No Problem” from Jellyfish Review and for “E-Ticket” from Little Fiction.
- Mark Wightman's story "Tam" appears in A Tale of Four Cities: Stories and Poems from Four UNESCO Cities of Literature published by Mattes Verlag Heidelberg.
- Anne Weisgerber's story "Puppah Fish" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. It appears in the Airgonaut. Her story "Charybdis", published by The JellyFish Review, was nominated for the Best Small Fictions 2017. She also recieved a Best Small Fictions Nomination from Bequem Publishing for her story "Upfurler". She recieved a Best of the Net 2017 Nomination for "How to Meet Marc Chagall" from The Airgonaut. Her story "Ringer" was shortlisted by Bath Flash Fiction.
- Mary Ann McGuigan's story "Beloved" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.