Rejection as a writer is never fun, even if you're used to it. No, especially if you're used to it. Because then it just becomes the norm. It never gets easier, and even if you see your writing progress and you gradually grow your writing portfolio, several rejections at once bring the old feelings back. … Continue reading What You Should Do After Receiving Multiple Rejections
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First Writing Update of the Year!
In the spirit of an earlier post, here's my first writing update of the year, the January edition! So for context I started working on a math fiction/fantasy/science fiction book a while back, and while I finished the first draft a few years back, I only started on the edits while in my undergraduate. I've … Continue reading First Writing Update of the Year!
Here’s Why Writers Shouldn’t Aim for Hundreds of Rejections
A Writing Goal. Or Is It? Writers deal with rejection. It's happened to the best of us, and it's just a part of being a writer. You might have read an article or two about rejection like how to deal with it, the right mindset to have, famous authors who overcame rejection, etc. But there's … Continue reading Here’s Why Writers Shouldn’t Aim for Hundreds of Rejections
Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 8)
A Look Back at History Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In the spirit of last week's post, I thought I would add to this series by looking at journals and magazines that look for historical fiction. At first glance, it might not seem like a lot, but many journals that look for genre fiction also … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 8)
Submit to These Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 7)
For Those Who Love a Good Scare Literary journals offer a wide range of opportunities for horror and its various forms, though it may not seem like it on the onset. But as it continues to grow in popularity and enter the mainstream, more journals are offering the option to submit different kinds of horror. … Continue reading Submit to These Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 7)
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?
Coming Soon (and Already Here)
Lit Journals, Upcoming Guest Post, and More Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com Hello! I have some great news that I had to share with you. Lots of great news, actually. First off, if you follow any blogs on WordPress, you might have seen the flash fiction and poetry pieces posted with The Drabble every … Continue reading Coming Soon (and Already Here)
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)