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Full Service Overview
Want to know more about Writer’s Relief?
Watch this quick video to understand how our Full Service works!
Ready to see if your writing is strong enough for our Full Service? See our Submission Guidelines.
Q: What’s so great about Writer’s Relief Full Service?
A: We’ve been managing the submission process for creative writers since 1994. We’ve worked with national best sellers and promising but unpublished writers. If we weren’t doing something right, we wouldn’t be around.
We know you’re skeptical; there are a lot of companies that take advantage of writers. We’re not one of them. We come highly recommended and much of our business is through referrals. Hear what real clients have to say.
We manage submissions for creative writers of
- short prose (stories and essays)
Our comprehensive Full Service program offers everything a writer needs to develop an effective submission strategy that can increase the likelihood of publication:
Market Research and Targeting:
A Personalized Submission Strategy:
Cover and Query Letter Composition:
One-Step Hard Copy Submissions:
One-Step Online Submissions:
Skilled Manuscript Preparation:
Your Personal Database:
Free File Restoration:
Itemized Tax Expense Reports:
Additional Services Upon Request:
A: Our Full Service was designed for writers who want an ongoing relationship and a big bump in their publishing career. Full Service clients are writers who are in it to win it—for the long haul. However, there are no termination fees.
We submit our clients’ work to 25+ well-targeted markets once every two months (we call each two-month block a “cycle”). There are six submission cycles per year. Some writers will submit the same work a few times in a row (to new markets each time). Some writers submit new work each cycle. Some writers opt to skip a cycle—but we advise against this. Our job is to encourage you to keep writing and submitting, so don’t be surprised when we call you and ask what you’re working on!
Looking for a less structured submission strategy? Check out our A La Carte Service.
A: We are specialized personal assistants. So—of course—writers pay us as such. We do not work on (or take any) commission. We can’t guarantee success, but we can guarantee that we make the submission process less frustrating and painful. We focus on the paperwork; you focus on the writing.
NOTE: Literary agents do not charge for their services. We are not literary agents. Hiring us is hiring a team of specialized personal assistants. Hence, we are paid directly for the hard work we do.RATES for one round of 25+ submissions
Please note that there is a stand-alone $225 registration fee that covers the cost of our time to set up new client files and to create the infrastructure needed to develop and sustain a strong submission strategy. It covers our time spent setting up your personal database, file storage/organizing system, personal online submission table for live, 24/7 response tracking, and more. Payment of this registration fee is not applied as a deposit for the fees outlined below. Those fees are billed at the completion of your first (and subsequent) cycles.
A: We love your enthusiasm! But there’s one more thing you need to know.
Writers must submit their work for (free) consideration to our Review Board.
We’ve got to be picky because we’re ethical. We can’t in good conscience accept writers into our Full Service if their work isn’t appropriate for submission. Only about 20% of writers who apply are invited to join our Full Service.
Visit our Submissions Guidelines Page to:
a) Learn why we screen potential Full Service clients
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