The Mindset to Have Before Receiving a Reply Photo by Guilherme Rossi on Pexels.com It seems like everyone talks about the benefits of getting published in literary journals, or reading them, or why you should submit to them. But what good comes from the act itself of submitting to journals if you end up with … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Submitting to Literary Journals?
"The Play's the Thing" Photo by Maycon Marmo on Pexels.com This series is continuing with me rolling back the curtain (sorry) for another round of journals to submit to for a particular niche. I thought I would take a look at a genre I don't typically see literary journals do a lot of. I'm talking … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 4)
The (Second) Smallest Form of Storytelling Out There Photo by J Lee on Pexels.com In the spirit of this new series, I thought I would continue looking at specific writing that certain literary journals are looking for and that you've probably seen every now and then. The best part about it anyway is that it … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 3)
Lightning Fast Responses Photo by Frank Cone on Pexels.com Submitting to literary journals is both a short process and a long one. If you do it enough, it feels as if it takes you .2 seconds to log into your Submittable account, email, etc. and send out another piece you've written to another journal. Then … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 2)
Modern Fairytales I thought I would try something new today, while sitting on my couch having an existential crisis. I spend an inordinate amount of time making lists of literary journals, their deadlines, and the genres and forms they accept (it's a lot). I figured people out there could use some lists like that, especially … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 1)
Photo by Min An on Pexels.com Total Disclaimer: I don't think literary journals are the monsters of the Literary World that need to be felled with this one blog post. I think the opposite, in fact. I'm saying that they're daunting, and they can be scary when you try to conquer them and publish your … Continue reading Literary Journals: The Necessary Dragons and How to Conquer Them