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Need tips on getting published in #magazines ?


John Haggerty’s work has appeared most recently in Hobart, Monkeybicycle, Nimrod, Salon, and The Pinch. He is a member of the online writers’ collective The Fiction Forge, and one of the founding editors of Forge Literary Magazine.

Do you have questions for John ? Are you querying a book, or submitting to literary mags? Are you considering submitting to the Forge Literary magazine? Any other burning questions about the writing life, submitting and getting stories published? Have at it in the comments–John would be answering questions!

Want #QueryTip from a Literary Agent ? #MSWL


Maria Vicente is an associate literary agent at P.S. Literary Agency, providing support to her clients through all stages of the writing and publication process. Maria is dedicated to managing authors’ literary brands for the duration of their careers. Her reading preferences vary across categories and genres, which is reflected in her client list.

#IWSG: 8th Blogiversary: How Many Years have You Blogged?


What goals have you set for the new year? What did you achieve in 2015? How do you plan to make 2016 better? When did you start blogging? How far have you come? Where would you like to reach? Are you part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG) ? What would you like to see more of on Daily (w)rite ?

If you’ve just arrived, welcome! Stay on and have a cuppa– we’re a friendly bunch here. And you can be sure I’ll find ways to support you if you drop in a comment and become a friend.

How Much of Yourself Do You Put on the Page?


One of the questions I often get from those starting out on the fiction writing life is this: what if I piss off people with what I write? What if people recognise themselves in my characters?

Personally, I write what I don’t know a lot of the time, which keeps things interesting for me–so there’s little danger that some of my real-life friends, family, and acquaintances will recognize themselves in my writing.

#IWSG : How Do You Stay Nimble? #writing


What is your trick to stay nimble as a writer?

Do you write every day or only when the mood strikes you?

Any favorite time of the day? A specific place, a superstition?Are you part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG) ?

To my friends, writers and non, tell me all about what keeps you going, nimble, alive. I want the all the dirt on your favorite rituals.

If you’ve just arrived, welcome! Stay on and have a cuppa– we’re a friendly bunch here. And you can be sure I’ll find ways to support you if you drop in a comment and become a friend!