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Writer’s Relief’s Most-Read Articles of 2017 | Writer’s Relief

2017 may be over, but the advice, insights, and info in our top articles from last year are still current and useful in 2018! Writer’s Relief articles included insider tips on what poetry editors love to publish, a handy cheat sheet of common proofreading marks, the legal ramifications of being a writer, and much more.

And articles on WebDesignRelief.com and SelfPublishingRelief.com kept our readers updated on the latest trends in social media, offered guidance for publishing in an online world, and presented easy-to-follow instructions on how to improve your website.

Our blog on Medium has over 8,000 followers and continues to reach new readers every week. And our social media audience has grown to over 210,000 followers, fans, and friends! Have you checked out our super-popular Pinterest boards? Plus, now we’re on Instagram!

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Five of the top articles from Writer’s Relief in 2017:

Poetry Clichés To Avoid Like The Plague

11 Things Writers Say In Query Letters—But Really Shouldn’t

Proofreading 101: The Marks Of A Master Proofer

Scary Stuff: Real-Life Author Lawsuits You Should Know About

8 Poetry Elements That Editors Love To Publish

Submit to Review Board

Top two Web Design Relief Articles from 2017

5 Dangers Of Sharing Your Creative Writing Using Social Media

The Lazy Writer’s Social Media Cheat Sheet


Top two Self-Publishing Relief articles from 2017

How Much Does it Really Cost To Self-Publish A Book?

How To Identify And Connect With Your Niche Market

3 Lessons For Query Letter Writing From The Election

This presidential campaign has been one for the books—and the thought of reading another election-related article may make you want to crawl under a rock until mid-November. But believe it or not, we’ve found some positive lessons from this election year that you can apply to your query letter writing. (Yes, seriously!) The Politics Of… Continue Reading

15 Favorite Poems From Childhood

This April is the twentieth anniversary of National Poetry Month! For many of us, the love and appreciation of poetry started back when we were children first learning to read. The staff here at Writer’s Relief has compiled a list of our favorite classic and contemporary poems, nursery rhymes, and rhyming books from childhood. 1. “Jabberwocky”… Continue Reading

Books About Social Justice You Should Read Right Now

One of the most wonderful, powerful things about books is that they allow us to walk in the shoes of people from different times and places and see the world from their points of view. Whether exposing racism, warning against too much governmental control, or discussing environmental issues, social justice can be a riveting force… Continue Reading

Writer’s Relief’s Best Articles of 2015

Here at Writer’s Relief we had a lot to celebrate in 2015! We released two new books, The Writer’s Relief Field Guide to Literary Agents and Publishing Poetry and Prose in Literary Journals. We also launched a sister company, Self-Publishing Relief, to help writers successfully navigate the process of self-publishing their novels, memoirs, short story… Continue Reading

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