I took an hour or two off to celebrate, but now, I have to start gearing up for the 2013 editions, and that's where you might find your own publishing opportunity. In fact, I have three different opportunities listed below.
Write an article for the 2013 Writer's Market!
Pitch me an article idea (or two) for the 2013 Writer's Market. I'm looking for articles that deal with the business side of writing. For instance, articles on writing successful query letters, synopses and book proposals, managing rights and/or taxes, organizing submissions, fostering relationships with editors and publications, and more. I want articles that will help writers get published and paid for their writing.
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: 2013 Writer's Market Pitch. The deadline has been extended to August 8, 2011.
Write an article for the 2013 Poet's Market!
Pitch me an article idea (or two) for the 2013 Poet's Market. As with Writer's Market, I'm looking for articles that deal with business-related information (handling submissions, dealing with editors, promoting work, speaking, putting on events, etc.). However, I'm also looking for craft-related pieces as well.
Please send an e-mail to email@example.com with the subject line: 2013 Poet's Market Pitch. This deadline is also August 8, 2011.
Publish a poem in the 2013 Poet's Market!
For the first time ever (as far as I know), Poet's Market will be accepting previously unpublished poems for consideration. I'm looking for my favorite 20 poems from the bunch. All styles of poems will be considered. However, I'll let you know that longer poems (more than 3 pages) are probably going to be a hard sell for me. All accepted poems will earn their poets publication, a contributor copy of the 2013 Poet's Market, and $50.
Please send poems by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: My 2013 Poetry Submission. The deadline for submitting poems is August 15. For even more comprehensive guidelines on this particular opportunity, click here.
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The 2012 writing-related Market Books are headed to the printer. If you want to be the first to receive a copy, pre-order a copy below:
- 2012 Writer's Market, edited by Robert Lee Brewer (just the book)
- 2012 Writer's Market Deluxe Edition, edited by Robert Lee Brewer (the book and a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com)
- 2012 Guide to Literary Agents, edited by Chuck Sambuchino
- 2012 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, edited by Adria Haley
- 2012 Poet's Market, edited by Robert Lee Brewer
- 2012 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, edited by Chuck Sambuchino