Category Archives: Submission Tips

  1. How to Get Published And Still Be a Failure


    June 28, 2016 by Nathaniel Tower

    As writers, one of our top goals is always to get published. Obviously we expect fame and fortune to accompany …
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  2. When to Pull the Plug on an Acceptance


    January 20, 2016 by Nathaniel Tower

    Having a story accepted is a huge accomplishment for any writer. Unfortunately, having a story accepted sometimes doesn’t turn out …
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  3. Go Ahead and Be a Simultaneous Submission Rebel


    November 29, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    Simultaneous submissions can be a writer’s best friend. After all, your odds of having a story or poem accepted by …
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  4. Writers Don’t Have To Be Cheaters


    October 1, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    If things aren’t going your way in the publishing world, you can always try what Michael Derrick Hudson did: write …
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  5. Dear Writers, Don’t Be Assholes


    September 7, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    This morning I woke up to this little note in my Bartleby Snopes inbox: You motherfuckers have to be kidding me. …
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  6. 5 Things You Must Do Before Submitting a Fiction or Poetry Collection


    July 5, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    Earning a living from short fiction or poetry is about as easy as earning a living from recycling aluminum cans …
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  7. What Common Rejections from Publishers Really Mean


    June 14, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    I’m really good at getting rejected. With almost 1,000 rejections to my name, I know everything there is to know …
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