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Through The Eyes Of An Editor

Through the eyes of an editor

Imagine that you are an editor of a literary journal. You pore over hundreds of submissions over a number of months in an effort to find a handful to publish. You fall in love with many dozens of submissions—perhaps more—but painstakingly whittle down your favorites to just the few you have room to publish. With… Continue Reading

What Newsweek’s Big News Means For Writers

Recently, the major news magazine Newsweek made an announcement that analysts have seen coming for years: After eighty years in print, Newsweek will be completely online. And the change isn’t going to be happening slowly: December 31 will be the last time we’ll see the magazine in print. So what does this have to do… Continue Reading

5 Safe Ways To Share Your Writing Online

These days, most writers know that posting your short prose and poetry online means that editors will consider the work to be previously published and therefore ineligible for publication in most literary journals. (Note: “Previously published” means something different for books. See our post: What is previously published writing?) Naturally, writers want to share their work online because… Continue Reading

Industry Influencer Spotlight: Gabrielle Gantz

The marketing aspect of writing can be daunting to any writer—especially those new to the scene. To help guide you in that process, we’ll be doing an interview series, Industry Influencer Spotlight, in which we pose questions to experts in the publishing and/or marketing industry. Gabrielle Gantz, senior publicist at Picador, was gracious enough to answer some of… Continue Reading

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