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New to Writers Digest-Beginner Writer

Postby Nanacat » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:58 pm

I am new to Writers Digest and just beginning to submit some of my writings. Anyone have any suggestions?
I have never published anything but love to write. I have lots of stories I have written, however feel like they need a lot of work and revision.

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Re: New to Writers Digest-Beginner Writer

Postby DrG2 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:23 pm

If you think they need a lot of work, they probably do. Post one on the appropriate board, but don't assume the first person to give you feedback is correct. Then think about it.

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Re: New to Writers Digest-Beginner Writer

Postby mammamaia » Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:55 pm

if they need a lot of work, then it's too early to be thinking about where to submit them... once you've got some edited and polished to a faretheewell, it's well worth $5 to check out the venues listed on www.duotrope.com
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Re: New to Writers Digest-Beginner Writer

Postby James A. Ritchie » Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:09 am

Polish them the best way you can, and start submitting. No writer is a good judge of his or her own writing, and sometimes what we think is lousy writing sells first time out. The reverse is often true, as well. What we think is our best writing often never sells.


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