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Top Ten Children's Book Publishers

I decided it was time for another Top Ten List. So, here we go... **Links updated 10/16/2015** Top Ten Children's Book Publishers that ...

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How to Write an Email Query Letter or Submission

How to Write a Query Letter for Email Submissions So, you've written a masterpiece children's book and you want to send ...

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Oldest Poem Ever Written - The Epic of Gilgamesh

In honor of National Poetry Month, I'd like to spotlight what is largely considered the oldest known poem ever written: ...

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Book Spotlight: Haven of Dante

Book Spotlight on Haven of Dante It's time to shed a light on a new deserving title. This time, it's not ...

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Awesome Words for Dictionary Day

I love words and I enjoy lists. So, in honor of Dictionary Day, I thought I would make a list ...

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Distraction-Free Writing

Distraction-Free Writing I've noticed a big push lately toward writing free of distractions. I would guess that any writers out there ...

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Children's Book Publishers Accepting Submissions

Publisher's Accepting Unsolicited Manuscript Submissions This is a list of children's book publishers that accept unsolicited manuscript submissions, or have at ...

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Writing Tools - A list of Ten Essential Tools for Writers

In this top 10 list, I'm tackling tools that make life easier for the writer. These writing tools can be ...

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1st Ever Kindred Poetry Challenge

It's time for the 1st ever Kindred Poetry Challenge! This is an Instagram exclusive. Here's how this is going to work: ...

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Moonshine - A New Poem

Some of you may already know (I hope) that I recently published my first collection of poetry titled Scattered Light, ...

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Oldest Poem Ever Written – The Epic of Gilgamesh

Oldest Poem Ever Written – The Epic of Gilgamesh

In honor of National Poetry Month, I’d like to spotlight what is largely considered the oldest known poem ever written: The Epic of Gilgamesh. This is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia, written circa 2000 BCE, that is actually thought to be one of the oldest works of literature, period. The epic follows the life and…

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Grammar Quiz #2: Possessives

Grammar Quiz #2: Possessives

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect style for treatment of possessives according to The Chicago Manual of Style; revise sentences as necessary: 1. I walked over to the Smith’s house. 2. Our hostess’ nerves are shot. 3. I went to my aunt’s and uncle’s anniversary celebration. 4. She made it onto the…

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NaNoEdMo: The Best Way To Become A Better Editor

NaNoEdMo: The Best Way To Become A Better Editor

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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Moonshine – A New Poem

Moonshine – A New Poem

Some of you may already know (I hope) that I recently published my first collection of poetry titled Scattered Light, thanks to Nevermore Press. If you haven’t already, please do check it out. I’ve since written some new works, which I will be sharing here over the next week or so, starting today. If you…

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Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

All but one of the following sentences includes a dangling modifier. Revise as necessary: 1. Running consistently every day, the workouts steadily became easier. 2. Studying for her degree, there were times when she felt like giving up. 3. Rolling down the hill, my eyes widened as the truck came into view. 4. The Grand…

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Great Ideas For Creating A Stress-Free Personal Writing Space

Great Ideas For Creating A Stress-Free Personal Writing Space

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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8 Ways To Shorten Your Query Letter Without Losing Effectiveness

8 Ways To Shorten Your Query Letter Without Losing Effectiveness

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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Free Book Giveaway!

Free Book Giveaway!

You heard that right; for the next 48 hours we are giving away free digital copies of my new book Scattered Light! All you have to do is purchase a digital copy of the book through Amazon, PM proof of purchase, and we will send a copy to the person of your choosing on your…

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How And Where To Submit Creative Nonfiction For Publication

How And Where To Submit Creative Nonfiction For Publication

Writer’s Relief, Inc. Writer’s Relief, Inc. is a highly recommended author’s submission service. Established in 1994, Writer’s Relief will help you target the best markets for your creative writing. Visit their website at http://www.writersrelief.com to receive their FREE Submit Write Now! newsletter (today, via e-mail), which contains valuable leads, guidelines, and deadlines for writing in…

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Scattered Light – Poetic Works Available Now!

Scattered Light – Poetic Works Available Now!

Scattered Light, the Poetic Works of Jason JG Carnrike The time has arrived! My collection of poetry, Scattered Light, is available today. Get your digital copy from Amazon and Barnes & Noble now. Paperback, Kobo and iTunes will be available soon. Scattered Light is a poetry collection spanning many years and many loves, valleys of heartache, and summits of splendor. Children’s…

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