Want to get your personal essay published in literary journals? Once you edit and proofread your creative nonfiction to perfection, the next step is to write a great cover letter to go with your submissions. Today, the cover letter writing experts here at Writer’s...
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When it’s time to write about coffee shop meet-cutes, Vikings, clever detective work, or almost any story plot, most authors roll up their sleeves and get right to work—after all, creative writing is what writers do best! But when you’re penning a personal essay,...
Narrative nonfiction continues to grow in popularity! Both memoirs and personal essays give us glimpses into another life that might be very similar to—or entirely different from—our own. In a way that is unique to this genre, personal essays and memoirs connect the...
Sometimes, writing an entire book—or poem, or short story, or personal essay—can seem much easier than coming up with a great title! And if selecting the absolute best title to accurately reflect your work isn’t daunting enough, the enormous pressure to make sure it’s...
In the last twenty years or so, we’ve noticed a trend: literary journal editors are leaning toward shorter submissions of poems, stories, and essays. And we would know—at Writer's Relief, we’ve been closely monitoring the lit mag market since 1994 to ensure that our...
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