Getting your writing published in literary magazines (aka literary journals) isn’t easy. It can take months (maybe years!) of preparing the writing submission that can earn your first acceptance letter from a lit mag editor. But the effort is worth it. Literary...
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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...
Making time to send out writing submissions can easily slip through the cracks in your schedule, especially when you’re preoccupied with work, family, and the obligations of daily life. But here's a heads-up—literary journals and agents are eagerly gearing up to read...
If you’ve haven’t tried getting published in a literary journal yet, you could be missing out on a career-building publishing opportunity. Short story writers, poets, and essayists can publish their work in lit mags to build their reputations, readership, and...
When you imagine what a “typical author” looks like, do you picture a gray-haired, bearded professor, or a refined, mature woman old enough to be your...mom? You may think that all published writers have spent many years honing their craft. But believe it or not, some...
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