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Writer’s Relief Named One Of The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2017

 

Break out the bubbly—we’re celebrating! Here at Writer’s Relief, we couldn’t be more excited about being named one of the top 100 Best Websites For Writers In 2017. You’ll find us listed in the Publishing category. Here’s what the kind folks at The Write Life had to say:

 

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For more than 20 years, Writer’s Relief has helped creatives successfully submit their writing to literary journals, book publishers, agents and more. The staff’s blog is full of publishing tips, and they also have a paid-subscriber-only classifieds section listing contests, conferences and residences.

 

See the criteria Writer’s Relief had to meet in order to qualify for the list, which post of ours was a fan favorite, and more here!

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New Writers: How To Get Your First Publication From A Literary Journal

You’re a new writer ready to pursue your first publication credit, but you’re hesitating because of the what ifs. What if your writing isn’t good enough? What if your submission screams “newbie”? What if you have to be published to get published? It’s easy to let indecision and the what ifs stop you from submitting… Continue Reading

How And Where To Submit Creative Nonfiction For Publication

Creative nonfiction is fast becoming one of the most popular literary genres. But it’s important to find the right publisher(s) for your creative nonfiction (aka narrative nonfiction). Start by following these three easy steps! Step One: Determine Your Subgenre Of Short Nonfiction Prose Is your work a witty commentary? An op-ed with a political bent? A… Continue Reading

7 Sneaky Culprits That Stop Writers From Making Successful Submissions

Some writers submit their writing for publication for years without having any luck. While it’s easy to assume it must be the quality of the writing, that’s not always the case—there are other, less obvious factors that can hold a writer back. If you suspect your submission strategy isn’t working, you might be a victim of… Continue Reading

6 Simple Steps To Getting Published In A Literary Magazine

If you’ve haven’t tried getting published in a literary journal yet, you could be missing out on a career-building publishing opportunity. Short story writers, poets, and essayists can publish their work in lit mags to build their reputations, readership, and publishing credits. Book authors can publish an excerpt in a lit mag in order to… Continue Reading






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