Trying to publish your fiction?
Before trying to publish your fiction, you need to finish the manuscript, whether you’re writing short stories or novels. If you’re writing short stories, you’ll want to submit your work to magazines. If you’re writing novels or trying to publish a collection of stories, then you’ll want to submit your work to either literary agents or book publishers.
WritersMarket.com lists more than 400 magazines accepting fiction, as well as hundreds of book publishers, literary agents, online publications and contests looking for fiction. Listings include contact information, submission preferences, genres of fiction accepted, payment rates, and more.
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Always check a listing’s website before submitting. Submission guidelines, subjects covered, and even contact information can all change at a moment’s notice. So be ultra-professional and double check before making your submission.
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Focus on the main story and characters when writing your query and cover letters. Think of your query as similar to the description on the back cover of a book or DVD. Don’t get lost in details, but make editors and agents want to read more.
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