The competition to get a short story, essay, or poem accepted and published in a literary journal can be intense. Some literary magazine editors receive over 10,000 submissions during a single reading period! Against these odds, a writer should be over the moon when...
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You’ve polished your poetry, short story, or personal essay, carefully researched to find the best literary journals, and sent out your submissions. Now you’ll wait weeks or even months to hear whether your submission is accepted or rejected. Rather than sit there...
Whether it’s the first time or the fifty-first time, submitting your short stories, personal essays, or poetry to literary journals can be nerve-wracking. Literary journals receive hundreds, thousands, or even tens of thousands of submissions during each reading...
Once you send your writing submission to a literary journal—what happens next? Who is burning the midnight oil reading all the submissions a literary journal receives? Most magazines have one to three main editors, but at Writer’s Relief, we know they aren’t the only...
Like it or not, if you want to get your short story or poem published in a literary journal, the length is going to matter. More readers are using mobile devices to scroll through short stories and poetry, and longer works are harder to enjoy on a cell phone or...
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