Under the Gum Tree

Free Masterclass: Finish Your Nonfiction Book: 3 Shifts Women Need to Make

woman smiling in a living room in front of her laptop with pen in handEditor and publisher of Under the Gum Tree, Janna Marlies Maron is hosting another free masterclass on finishing your nonfiction book. This will take place live on August 5 at 3PM. You do need to register to save your spot.

This masterclass will help ensure you have the right foundation to support accomplishing this huge goal by

  • showing you the importance of identifying your WHY
  • showing you how to set manageable, realistic, and achievable writing goals
  • showing you why you need to protect your schedule
  • showing you a hack to overcoming writer’s block

and more!

Don’t forget to register today and swing by Under the Gum Tree to grab a copy of the Summer 2021 issue featuring Annie Penfield, Cicily Bennion, Cyndie Zikmund, Zoe W. Briscoe, Susan Vespoli, and Diana Gittins.

Free Live Master Class: Finish Your Nonfiction Book in 2021

Janna Marlies Maron, editor and publisher of digital literary magazine Under the Gum Tree, is hosting a FREE live master class on December 17 at 3:00 PM. The class is titled Finish Your Nonfiction Book in 2021: 3 Shifts You Need to Make. This class is designed to help you have the right foundation to accomplish this goal.

During the live class you will learn the importance of identifying your WHY, how to set manageable and realistic goals, why you may not need as much time to write as you think, Janna’s hack for overcoming writer’s block, and her philosophy for establishing a holistic approach to getting a book done.

You can save a spot for this free class at Crowdcast.

Also, don’t forget to grab a copy of the latest digital issue of Under the Gum Tree (Fall 2020) featuring stories from Caroline Goodwin, Arielle Schussler, Carol Ann Wilson, Lisa Witz, Angela C. Kramer, Andrée Rose Catalfamo, and Nicole R. Zimmerman. Plus a photo essay by Fernando Socorro and artwork by Skip Lee.

Opportunities from Under the Gum Tree

Under the Gum Tree, the quarterly literary arts journal that publishes creative nonfiction and art, is currently looking for volunteers. The positions currently available are: Social Media Lead, Digital Marketing Assistant, and Editorial Assistant/Reader. Build your portfolio and gain some experience with this opportunity.

The journal also currently has an opportunity for writers. The Northern California Writers Creative Nonfiction Contest is now open until July 1.

Under the Gum Tree Celebrates 9 Years of Telling Stories Without Shame

Under the Gum Tree Spring 2020 IssueUnder the Gum Tree is an electronic literary magazine and they are currently celebrating nine years in 2020. They are partnering with Stories on Stage Davis for their Northern California Writers Creative Nonfiction Contest. There is no fee to submit. Winners will be featured at Stories on Stage Davis on October 10, have their stories published in the 9th anniversary issue of Under the Gum Tree, and receive a $100 cash prize.

The contest is open until June 30 at 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Entries cannot have been previously published.

Don’t forget to check out their Spring 2020 issue featuring Kathy Stearman, Laura Halferty, Kirsten Ismene Schilling, Catherine Jagoe, Marilyn Martin, and Janine DeBaise. They offer both print and digital subscriptions.