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A writing group in Baltimore, MD.

Writing Hour Sessions for October and November

New Writing Hour sessions have been scheduled for the rest of October and November. If you’re looking to set aside a regular block of writing time to motivate you, Writing Hour is designated writing time in a relaxed, unstructured setting. All Writing Hour sessions are open…

Opportunities for Writers – August and September

A couple new opportunities for writers to peruse this coming month…   Baltimore County Public Library’s “Tales of the Dead” Ghost Story Writing Contest One for teens, one for adults (21+). Submissions are due by September 23 to rsvp@bcpl.net. Limit 3000 words. More info on the…

July/August Opportunities part 2 – Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions – Row Home Lit   A reminder about another great opportunity for writers this month (especially Baltimore area ones): submissions for Row Home Lit online magazine are open through August 1. Check out their previous issues and send submissions to RowHomeLit@gmail.com.

Upcoming Opportunities – July/August 2016

Writers and readers, We will be regularly posting about unique, meaningful, and fun opportunities for writers that we hear about. Check out a couple of truly unique opportunities for this July and August: Donald Trump themed satirical short story writing contest DumpTrumpSatire is soliciting for satirical…

Summer Meetups Every Other Sunday (Including This Sunday)

The Baltimore Writing Hour’s weekend Writing Hours are resuming this summer. Our next meeting is Sunday, June 19. Follow us @writinghour for quick updates. Where: HI – Baltimore Hostel in south Mt.Vernon, right around the corner from the Enoch Pratt Library main branch. 17 W. Mulberry St.,…

Writing Hour Updates – Lit Mag, All Day Retreat

Dear readers, First off, thank you to everyone who sent in submissions to the second issue if End of 83! We will be reading over the next coming weeks and hope to have our second issue out late this summer! We will also be having our…

Live From My Mother’s Basement Pilot is Up!

The pilot episode of our podcast, Live From My Mother’s Basement, is up! Take a listen on soundcloud. Also find it on facebook and the iTunes store. And in case you’re wondering what it’s about…  Simone Addakari is a well educated but directionless twenty something, trying…

Updates: Lit Mag, LitMore Fundraiser, Podcast Forthcoming

Some updates from the Baltimore Writing Hour. ~ We are still accepting submissions for our literary journal, End of 83. We are taking submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, fine art, and photography. Please email submissions to writinghour@gmail.com and see full submissions guidelines. ~ You can read…

All Day Writing Retreat Sunday June 7

Our next All Day Writing Retreat will take place on Sunday, June 7, from 11am-6pm at LitMore (3326 Keswick Rd, Baltimore, MD). Please bring: – laptop/whatever you write with – food or drinks for the potluck – $5 Parking on the street. This event is open…