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The Real Reasons Why Literary Journals Can’t Pay You | Writer’s Relief

Ever wonder why writers don’t get paid to publish in literary journals? Writer’s Relief investigated. This article by literary magazine editor M.R. Branwen explains how the fiscal outlook for literary magazines might be worse than ever before:

In the age of the Internet, people are loath to pay for content — in print or online. The decline of the print publishing industry and the constant near-collapse of the news industry has seen publishers of all stripes frantic to monetize a readership that continues to dodge online advertising and refuses to pay for any form of subscription.

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