Category Archives: literary magazines

  1. 8 Things I Learned From Running a Literary Magazine for 8 Years


    February 26, 2017 by Nathaniel Tower

    Running a literary magazine is a lot of work. It’s also a great learning experience. Here are eight important things …
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  2. Saying Goodbye to Bartleby Snopes


    October 14, 2016 by Nathaniel Tower

    When I started Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine back in 2008, I didn’t have a long-term vision. I wasn’t trying to …
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  3. 5 Reasons Why Submission Fees Really Aren’t the Scourge of the Publishing World


    April 2, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    If you want to piss off a writer, charge a submission fee. It seems like nothing bothers writers more than …
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  4. What You Should Be Looking for When You Read a Lit Mag


    October 11, 2014 by Nathaniel Tower

    You’ve heard it a thousand times: don’t submit your writing to a literary magazine without reading what they publish first. …
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  5. Do You Want to Build a Lit Mag? Get Tips from the Experts


    October 5, 2014 by Nathaniel Tower

    do you want to build a lit mag

    Every so often, someone will start a conversation about wanting to start a lit mag. It usually begins something like …
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  6. 10 Things Editors Do That Piss Off Writers


    September 22, 2014 by Nathaniel Tower

    There is a plethora of advice out there on how writers must follow the rules of the game if they …
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  7. 10 Things You Are Doing As a Writer That Piss Off Editors (And Could Get You Blacklisted)


    September 21, 2014 by Nathaniel Tower

    Writers are the second hardest working people in the lit mag industry. The hardest working? You guessed it: the editors. …
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