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Client Reviews and Testimonials
Our author’s submission service assists writers of poems, short stories, essays, and book manuscripts in getting their work published. We work very hard to promote our clients’ work. Letters from clients follow below. (Originals with signatures available upon request.)
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December 28, 2018
I have had a lot of acceptances through Writer’s Relief in a very brief period! I am very grateful to Writer’s Relief. Susan H.
November 15, 2018
I have very much appreciated the head start Writer’s Relief has given me in getting my work out into the world. Thanks for your guidance and for all the work Writer’s Relief has done on my behalf! Jane F.
November 12, 2018
I recently submitted my manuscript to the Walt Whitman Award and the Alice James Award contests. It was great to be able to note a number of my poems published. That is thanks to Writer’s Relief! Christa F.
September 20, 2018
Thanks so much for having the great service that has allowed me to publish both poetry and short stories over the years. I would never, ever have gotten there without you guys. Never. Ever. An unexpected gift from working with WR is that I no longer fear rejections. When you submit to 25 places every two months, the rejections pile up. So what? Three out of four short stories I submitted using WR have been accepted for publication. (One got accepted twice, because it came on the heels of the first acceptance before I could withdraw it.) When I pick up those journals and see my name, I never think of the rejections. I think of how sweet it is that people are reading my work. Mary N.
September 4, 2018
I thank you all for targeting my work so accurately—three short story acceptances out of four cycles! Mary N.
August 1, 2018
I have loved working with Writer’s Relief. They are faithful in helping me have the time to write without worrying about submitting. They are a big support in what can often be a lonely career. Shawna E.
July 31, 2018
A big thank you to WR for helping me on so many levels of the business. Always professional, always thorough! Bonnie L.
June 12, 2018
If you’re looking for some direction in your writing career, I highly recommend Writer’s Relief. I joined about a year ago and they have already connected me with two magazines that have published stories I wrote. They assist with editing and even more importantly – with the submission process. They know what type of work certain magazines are looking for and submit your work to those mags. I highly recommend WR. Marc M.
May 11, 2018
I can’t believe that one year ago I was an unpublished wannabe. My gratitude to Writer’s Relief for what you have given to me. Mike C.
May 4, 2018
I love writing. The dirty business of submitting and getting rejected, not so much. Writer’s Relief is an exemplary middleperson in that noble struggle — they mold your cover letter, they draw up your list, and they send your story far and wide. It’s a great service, and the best part of it is the people: the writers behind Writer’s Relief are true cheerleaders, and you can tell they believe in your story at least as much as you do — way more, if you’re like most writers. Matthue R.
April 30, 2018
I’ve been with them for less than two years and I have six publications of short stories and essays through their efforts. It would have been impossible for me to submit to all these journals and still have time to write. I’ve learned that if something is good it will be published. It just takes time. They are also good in reworking query letters for novels. I would recommend them highly. Max B.
April 27, 2018
April 26, 2018
Thank you to Writer’s Relief for always making sure my work ends up in the right market! Naphisa S.
March 28, 2018
I don’t know where I’d be without Writer’s Relief! Abby C.
March 14, 2018
I don’t know where I’d be as a published writer if it weren’t for Writer’s Relief! Thanks for your expertise and support!!! Sarah O.
March 13, 2018
I’ve now attained the venerable age of 85, and if I’ve counted correctly I’ve had 85 pieces of writing accepted for publication. Largely due to the wonderful support over the years from yourself and your team. To you and all your people a huge THANK YOU. I wish each and every member of the team success and happiness in all respects. Charles B.
February 12, 2018
I signed with an agency! Yay! Thank you SO MUCH for that, I could not have done this without you! You’ve been so crucial in the development of my career as an author that I cannot help but give you credit in the “acknowledgements” page. Saramanda S.
January 29, 2018
I want to thank Writer’s Relief for everything you have done for me. I am happy I started and I have learned a lot over the past months. Jami M.
January 8, 2018
Thank you all for the fine work—you don’t know how much I appreciate it! Frank R.
January 8, 2018
From draft query and synopses to an offer of representation, Writer’s Relief smoothed the process and made it happen. Meg and Jill provided expert literary coaching as well as pinpoint targeting of appropriate agents specializing in literary fiction. Mary V.