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Deborah Guzzi writes fulltime. When not writing she’s reading. She travels for inspiration. Her new book The Hurricane is available now through Prolific Press. Her poetry appears in: Existere - Journal of Arts and Literature in Canada, Tincture in Australia, Cha: Asian Literary Review, Hong Kong, China, Eunoia in Singapore, Vine Leaves Literary Journal in Greece, and Ribbons: Tanka Society of America’s Journal, Sounding Review, Kyso Flash, The Aurorean, Crack the Spine Literary Magazine, Liquid Imagination, Concis, The Tishman Review, Page & Spine and others in the USA. 

Today's Publishing Sucess

Blog Posted:7/19/2013 6:17:00 AM
Hello All,

I have been pugging away daily at get my writing out of the Soup Pot and into the larger world. [I am never leaving here so no worries!] Today the on line Magazine Pyrokenections has three of my verses UP that you have not read!

If you would please kindly go to the site and comment I would greatly appreciate it!

This is a very good entry level Magazine & they represent more than one, so a good place for all of you to try!

As always if anyone needs any help with the process PLEASE ask me questions here!

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Date: 12/15/2013 11:50:00 PM
Well done with the publish. I know it was some time ago now. But a good achievement. I'll be keeping this blog, and that mag. in mind. Thanks for the heads up.
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Date: 12/15/2013 11:49:00 PM
Well done with the publish. I know it was some time ago now. But a good achievement. I'll be keeping this blog, and that mag. in mind. Thanks for the heads up.
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Date: 7/27/2013 7:14:00 PM
Congrats Debbie!
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Date: 7/20/2013 5:01:00 PM
Deb - This was copied and pasted directly from their submissions section_ _ _ _ 'Send your submission by email to Send the submission in the body of the email, stating what it is (fiction, academia, etc.). Layout of a piece may alter in the body of an email, but if we consider the piece for publication, we will eventually see the your work in correct form. A submission without 'H&H Submission' in the regards box will not be accepted.' -We Do Not Open Attachments-
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 7/20/2013 10:14:00 PM
I checked Tim they are closed for submissions now until sometime in 2014
Date: 7/20/2013 11:37:00 AM
Miss Miss Miss my Dee...becareful! stay out of lightening storms send me the info in regualar email! Smooches to you tracy! & Karen
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Date: 7/20/2013 11:34:00 AM
wow Tim Hoot & Hare huh? give me the link! Yes I think you do great humour but I like your serious verses too!
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Date: 7/20/2013 3:06:00 AM
awesome Debbie.. Well done x
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:59:00 PM
Congratulations! I have been looking into publishing in magazines too and book publishing. Again congratulations!!
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:57:00 PM
Congratulations Cher!! I see book signing tours and talk shows in your future...I followed your recommendation on Wilderness House and they have tentatively agreed to publish three of mine (Pinch me please) Also, check out Hoot & Hare Magazine who are using two of my funny(?) poems...I think they prefer humor and SO many poets here (including you) do hilarious stuff...Mandy, Licia H, and Barbara G, are you listening? Enough with the rambling already!...
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:35:00 PM
On the way now! WAY TO GO, SIS! Keep going keep going! The trail is blazing... hey, just to share, we had a severe thunderstorm here in the region, holy shmokes! A tree was split just in front of our building. The wind was terrifying. I kept Verity away from the windows... there are still some places without power. I watched as it rained horizontally --- odd to watch, like rain drops dripping towards a ceiling. Glad it is over. Made me realize how fortunate my area is.. we do not have hurricanes, tropical storms...
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 7/19/2013 7:59:00 PM
When she read the story she called me. "It's good. Really TOO good for this little book. Keep writing." I have been blessed by connecting to gifted writers who teach. And it continues to happen here on soup. xox
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 7/19/2013 7:58:00 PM Veronica Ross is a novelist in KW and she asked me to submit a story for this book. She is a great writer and very supportive of new writers.
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 7/19/2013 7:52:00 PM
I found it. I have long been intending to send you mail. I have two copies, one I gave my father and stepmom (and this was given back to me after my father's passing) I will send it off Monday. Love ya! Dee
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 7/19/2013 7:48:00 PM
One, I remember very well ;-) The other made me feel even closer to you... I picked berries when I was a young teen living in rural Ontario (newly sprung from a big city and bedazzled by fields and sun) But TOBACCO? Lord, I know that is ROUGH! Will try to find my published piece to send you, in an anthology for a UNION, lol
Date: 7/19/2013 2:21:00 PM
Congratulations! I'll check it out.
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Date: 7/19/2013 2:09:00 PM
Folks a lot of us have written about loosing babies this magazine is gathering poetry on loss TRY!
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Date: 7/19/2013 1:09:00 PM
Congratulations oh cool one going to have a look now xx
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Date: 7/19/2013 11:04:00 AM
Could you picture me in the fields Jimbo? I had a ponytail then LOL
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Date: 7/19/2013 1:25:00 PM
fleet-afoot, also, I'd savvy..."little twisters walked the gullies tying off each plant" & the young tornado they called Debbie!
Date: 7/19/2013 11:03:00 AM
LOL you know I had trouble commenting too, I don't remember how I did it? YOU ALL are so cool! I must go read them again .. hmmm I see a sign in? top right but the first time I looked there was a comment box below the poem?? Yassie did figure it out too we'll have to ask her!
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Date: 7/19/2013 9:47:00 AM
Your work shines, Debbie! You deserve to be read......kudos for making it to this level. That first poem, sexy, sensual, and "amusing" without needing to shout! The poem of summer........that was my favorite! Great works should be read!!
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Date: 7/19/2013 8:54:00 AM
A Supreme Summer......Deb.....stunned..... the line..."it took bits of you away everyday" whoosh.....such a great poem! filled with cool leaps of association and heart-ripping moments....i guess you could say i liked it! (and your other poem,.... Amusing....very passionate!) jimbo
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Date: 7/19/2013 8:42:00 AM
What jubilee! Are you dancing a jig? I would be! congrats, Debbie......Going over there to see if I have better luck than some others who have tried!
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:52:00 AM
Congratulations, Debs. CAn't find a way to comment to poems there, but I enjoyed what was posted of yours. Very unique imagery. I think that is what got you published with them; the style that you use is the kind they favor.
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 7/19/2013 11:06:00 AM
Don't tell but I'm not sure Andie, if I read every mag I sent to I'd not have time to write or to send
Date: 7/19/2013 7:19:00 AM
Debbie..I just read your eloquent verses on the site..My favourite two of many fabourites I ve read of yours .You rock lady..Im so proud of you .I tried leaving a commemt twice but after i wrote the comment it asks if its an open id or google account..etc.But i will try again later dear.Im so proud of you :-$
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:18:00 AM
Congrats on this! A vital move for any good poet. Well done!
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Date: 7/19/2013 7:07:00 AM
Debbie, I just visited the site and read your poems, but I don't see a place for comments? Both writes are exceptional, but my favorite is "A Supreme Summer." If it was posted here on PS I would definitely put it in my favs! Love, Kim
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