The End of the Year Sometimes Sucks for Creatives

But a New Year is on the Horizon

Image courtesy Lykruwe

Around November, Writing Twitter starts talking about the end of the year. It’s NaNoWriMo, so people are often talking about writing anyway. But also, it’s the time of the year when, if you’re a writer in science fiction or fantasy, you should be posting your “What I Published This Year,” or “Awards Eligibility” post.




Helping writers develop their work and engage their creative minds. We are NOT currently accepting fiction pieces, but are always looking for new pieces that are directly related to the field of writing.

Recommended from Medium

The Blade Runner Year: Has Writing Movies Run Its Course?

The Football Approach to Moving Your Writing Career Forward

8 Online Writing Tools I Can No Longer Live Without

2018 Dialogue-Writing Challenge: Day 14

The Assemblage Newsletter #70

Screenwriting 101: Julia Hart

3 Tips On Writing Your Very Own Novella

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Holly Lyn Walrath

Holly Lyn Walrath

I'm a writer, editor, publisher, and poet. I write about writing. Find me online at or on Twitter @HollyLynWalrath!

More from Medium

Should I Mention Food in My Novels?

How to Master Character Creation in 7 Simple Steps

You Should Have A Writing Buddy

Why we should all be a little more idle