Many writers find it’s easy to be influenced by the books, stories, and poems that line their shelves. But on Tumblr, Neil Gaiman reassures new writers: “When we start out, we sound like other people. As we write we sound more and more like ourselves, and we become...
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Do You Make These 5 Surprising Short Story Mistakes?
Although a “mistake” is always in the eye of the beholder, there are a few common weaknesses that we regularly see in short stories by new authors who are hoping to get published in literary journals. Are you making these common short story mistakes? Read our list,...
Lit Mag Spotlight! Meet The Carolina Quarterly—A Great Market For New Writers
For this week's Lit Mag Spotlight, our new recurring feature, we have the pleasure of getting you better acquainted with The Carolina Quarterly, a great market for NEW writers! Open-minded and determinedly versatile, The Carolina Quarterly prides itself on constantly...
New Writers: 10 Tips To Turn Rejections Into Acceptances
New writers: Turn rejection letters from literary agents and literary journals into acceptances with these simple tips! Practical help and encouragements for writers of books, stories, poems, and essays. Boost your acceptance rates and get published.
Literary Journals And Magazines: What They Are, Who Runs Them, and How They Benefit You
About literary magazines, the difference between literary magazines and literary journals, and how to find the best literary magazine for your poems, short stories, and essays. How to publish in a literary journal. Get published in a literary magazine.
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