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...
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Updated 6/1/19 Editors at literary journals spend countless (and often thankless!) hours reading through hundreds of short story submissions from writers who hope to get published. But at Writer's Relief, we know that many of these stories get tossed into the “thanks,...
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...
Gone are the days of printed letterhead and SASEs! Though a few editors of literary journals still prefer to receive queries by snail mail, the overwhelming majority prefer online submissions. And that’s a good thing—making online submissions can be quick and easy!...
You’ve finished your work in progress. Hooray! You’ve printed it out and proofread it (and proofread it again!). It's perfectly polished—and honestly, it may be one of your best works yet. So what’s your next move? Should you send this carefully crafted piece...
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