Writing about yourself can be harder than writing about someone else or writing a fictional story. It can be difficult to see your own life objectively and to choose the moments worth writing about. At Writer’s Relief, we know literary editors and readers enjoy...
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When you’re ready to submit short stories, poetry, or personal essays to literary journals, it’s important to check the guidelines for phrases such as we do not accept work that is previously published, or submit previously unpublished work only. Why? Because most...
Every writer who submits work for publication has received at least one: a form rejection letter from a busy literary agent or editor. But once in a while, you may see a publishing industry unicorn—a rejection letter with personalized feedback about your writing!...
The day has come—you’ve sent out your writing submissions to carefully researched markets. How exciting! You deserve a pat on the back for all your hard work. While you’re eagerly awaiting the replies (and hopefully acceptances!), Writer’s Relief recommends getting...
It used to be an unwritten rule: Writers didn’t send out summer submissions. Literary agents and editors were all on vacation or working summer hours, so the general assumption was—why bother? But that was back in the decades of poodle skirts, tie-dyed shirts, leg...
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