At what point do the rights to the article return to the author?
All rights revert back to author after publication.
What format should material be submitted in, and where should material be submitted?
Submit in Microsoft Word; standard manuscript format. Submit to the email address provided.
We pay in copies.
Writer’s Bi-Monthly Review
We accept submissions via email only.
Submissions must follow standard manuscript format. List your full name, address, telephone and email address on the front page of each manuscript.
Features – Instructive or motivational articles for writers, especially how-to-write or how-to-sell to specific market areas. Length should be 1,500 to 1,800 words; submit full manuscript. Also needed: interviews with editors of freelancer-friendly publications.
End Piece – A strong, thoughtful, first-person essay of 550 to 1000 words, related to writing. May be humorous, motivational or philosophical.
Departments – First $ale carries 250-500 word accounts of a writer’s first sale. Writing-related humor of 50 to 500 words.
Markets Column: We are looking for a regular columnist who can provide our readers with new markets every month. Columns must be between 1500-2000 words with several market listings accepting freelance material.
Writer’s Contests, Conferences & Workshops: We are looking for a regular columnist who can provide our readers with updated information on contests, conferences and workshops every month. Columns must be between 1500-2000 words with several market listings accepting freelance material.
Poetry – We look for well-crafted poetry in any style and on the subject of writing. Due to space limitations, we generally only accept shorter poems of 20 lines or less. Slight preference for topics related to writing, the creative process, famous poets or writers, the use or power of language, and for seasonal topics.
Poetry-related features should be about the elements of craft, marketing, form poetry, poetics, or the influence of specific poets. 1500-1800 words. Poetry Book Reviews should be thoughtful, well-written reviews on books about writing, reading, or marketing poetry. Reviewed books must be helpful tools for the writing poet, such as books on form, poetics or the elements of craft. 500 words.
Contact Theresa Owens, Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org at for further information.
With each new paid subscription from now thru June 1st, our staff is offering a FREE edit/critique of one manuscript per subscription.