Author Archives: Sandy Leppin

Submissions are open for Kansas City Voices Vol. 15!

  SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES| KANSAS CITY VOICES We accept poetry, prose, and art of all media. Submissions do not need to be about Kansas City or the Midwest. You do not have to live in Kansas City to be published by us. We publish voices from around the world. All work must be unpublished in other formats at time of submission, including… Read more »

KC Voices: A Celebration!

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  Come support Whispering Prairie Press as we raise funds to publish the next volume of Kansas City Voices! You’ll be entertained by past KCV contributors doing readings of poetry and prose! Plus, we will have a silent auction for bidding on items donated by past artists and local businesses. Tickets are $5 at the Uptown Arts Bar. Come support… Read more »

A new spin on NaNoWriMo?

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Today is November 1st, and for many writers, it’s also Day 1 of NaNoWriMo (short for National Novel Writing Month), a worldwide event in which writers are encouraged to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. Your dearest writer-friends (or you) may have disappeared during Novembers in the past as they feverishly try to meet this goal. Some… Read more »

Art and Community

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When you picture Art (with a capital “A”) being created, it’s perhaps common to picture the stereotypical writer alone in their home, hammering away at a keyboard with a roaring fireplace going in the background, steaming tea nearby, and a dog asleep around their feet. Or, you might envision a painter alone in their studio with nothing around them except… Read more »