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Query Letter Genre Essentials: Pitching A Book Of Poetry | Writer’s Relief

Even though few literary agents are accepting collections of poetry—it’s still a good idea to have a query letter on hand! Why bother? Because, while literary agents may not be accepting query letters for poetry, MANY others are: Independent publishers are actively accepting query letters for books of poetry; editors/judges of writing contests are always… Continue Reading

30 Ways To Celebrate National Poetry Month | Writer’s Relief

 April is one of our favorite months! We love that April means nationwide discussions that bring awareness to the art of poetry! To celebrate, Writer’s Relief found this Poets.org blog post offering thirty ways to expand your poetic horizons! A few examples: Request a free copy of the National Poetry Month poster until mid-April; posters… Continue Reading

Quiz: Which Literary Line Should Be Your Next Tattoo? | Writer’s Relief

As tattoos become more mainstream and feature the talent of skilled, trained artists, many people are getting tattoos to proudly display what’s important to them. For bookworms and writers, literature is a great source of inspiration for their next (or first!) tattoo. Wondering what literary line might be perfect for your next tattoo? Writer’s Relief… Continue Reading

This Major Publisher Has Closed Its Self-Publishing Division | Writer’s Relief

In May of 2016, Macmillian bought a self-publishing company called Pronoun—and about eighteen months later, they decided to close it. Writer’s Relief found this Publisher’s Weekly article that explains why: Asked why Pronoun was being shuttered 18 months after the acquisition, Seroy said despite Macmillan investment in the platform and “terrific” feedback from Pronoun authors,… Continue Reading

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