Submit To These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 5)

What Do I Do if I Enjoy Combining Genres? Photo by Soulful Pizza on Pexels.com I recently received a newsletter email from John Fox, creator of Bookfox. The message was brief, but it struck me as significant. He talked about taking risks with your writing when putting yourself out there, and how, a lot of … Continue reading Submit To These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 5)

What Are the Benefits of Submitting to Literary Journals?

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?

Exciting News!!

Something Big Just Happened! Photo by Joyston Judah on Pexels.com I originally started working on another post this week, but I had unexpected news in my inbox this morning. I recently published a poetry micro-chapbook with Origami Poems Project titled "Isosceles Triangles," which I planned on offering as a little freebie on here in the … Continue reading Exciting News!!

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 4)

"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 Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable

Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Ah, Submittable. A necessary tool for most, a necessary evil for some. But it's used by PLENTY of lit journals and magazines, publishers and presses. Opportunities range from fellowships and residencies to writing contests to art and design submissions. Needless to say, it's becoming the central hub not only for … Continue reading The Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 3)

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)

Here’s Why These Factors Make Good Fiction Writing

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com While in college, I took a creative writing minor that required me to workshop my work a lot. I'm grateful the experience, even if it was nerve-wracking at first to showcase my work. But throughout all of my classes, we would often talk about what makes writing good. If you've … Continue reading Here’s Why These Factors Make Good Fiction Writing

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 2)

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)

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 1)

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)

Reputation Builders for Writers

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I think that there's something we can all agree on: building a writing reputation is tough. In the Literary World, there's all sorts of obstacles you have to jump through as you barrel your way up through the hierarchy. Even the way you have to write your bio nowadays sounds … Continue reading Reputation Builders for Writers