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Trendy Short Story Topics That Editors Are Loving | Writer’s Relief

Updated 6/18/19 Great writing is necessary if you want to get acceptance letters from literary magazines. But there’s another element that will give your submissions a competitive edge: trendiness. The idea of “trendiness” often has a bad reputation because of passing fads, but being trendy is actually about being plugged in, aware of, and engaged… Continue Reading

6 Tips For Young Writers Who Want To Get Published

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 authors experienced publishing success while they were young. Mary Shelley started… Continue Reading

Lit Mag Spotlight: Beloit Fiction Journal

Here’s a holiday treat for you! December’s Lit Mag spotlight is shining on Beloit Fiction Journal. Affiliated with Beloit College, the journal publishes the best in contemporary short fiction. Find out what makes Beloit Fiction Journal special and what YOU can do to be published in this magazine. Give us the lowdown on your journal’s… Continue Reading

6 Surprising Ways Winning A Writing Contest Can Boost Your Writer Clout

Entering a writing contest might seem to take more effort than making a regular submission; after all, writing contests will often cost you an entry fee, have idiosyncratic submission guidelines, and might not accept simultaneous submissions. But the rewards of submitting to a writing contest can be even greater than a publication credit—the extra effort… Continue Reading

Featured Client: Kim Venkataraman

  Meet our latest featured client, Kim Venkataraman! A talented writer with a unique voice, Kim enjoys telling her stories from unexpected perspectives. She has had her short stories published in Amarillo Bay, Forge, Midway Journal, and other well-known literary magazines. In Kim Venkataraman’s Own Words  I began writing short stories just to see if I… Continue Reading



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