Experimental fiction is a hot topic in contemporary literary magazines. This new concept has a modern, cutting-edge sensibility that puts the genre at the center of conversations about what fiction can (and can’t) do. At Writer’s Relief, we know editors love...
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What is a short story, personal essay, memoir, commentary, mixed genre piece, and do you know the difference between them? Learn how to identify the right genre of your short prose in order to get published.
The book genre of “new adult” fiction has been around for a while (since it was first proposed by St. Martin’s in 2009). But only recently has the lingo begun to pick up speed in the conversations and chatter at writers conferences. More and more, publishers are...
Simultaneous Submissions Definition: Simultaneous submissions happen when a writer submits a given work to more than one market (like a literary agency or literary journal) at one time. In other words, if you prepare a short story and send it out to 25+ markets at the...
As you know, we at Writer’s Relief often write about genre. However, sometimes a writer simply doesn’t know what genre his or her book fits into. And while it certainly can help your cause if your book fits neatly into a single genre, we don’t necessarily think it’s a...
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