Monthly Archives: January 2014

Free Manuscript Submissions Tracker

When you start researching markets and submitting your stories it can get really easy to lose track of all the information you’ve gathered. This is why it’s helpful to create a spreadsheet to keep all your data organized BEFORE you … Continue reading

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Where to Submit Your Short Stories

Now that you’ve finished writing a short story, you’re probably wondering where to send it. There are several strategies for finding magazines to sell your short stories. Step 1: Gathering your list of literary markets Make a list of authors … Continue reading

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Going to Readings

As part of my residency, I decided to go to some readings. There are lots of readings in the San Francisco Bay Area, one almost every night of the week. Here are some tips for going to readings: Show up … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Writers Residency in 2014

During my last semester in the MFA program, one of my teachers gave us all a letter with a very sweet suggestion: he said that because writer’s residencies are in such high demand, we should create our own writer’s residencies. … Continue reading

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