The biggest mistake I see new writers making is writing about what is “popular.” People get confused when they hear the advice that they should only write about what is going to get the most clicks, or some variation of this advice. 526 more words
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You have been told time and again that writing for a specific audience is the key to writing content that resonates with a certain group of people. 909 more words
Learning Your Audience: The Benefits of Submitting to Literary Journals, Grants, and Residencies (Even If You Don’t Get In!)
by Rachael Warecki
Two years ago, I decided I needed to focus my submission process. I’d received acceptances from some wonderful journals, but I’m ambitious as hell and I wanted to take my writing and submission goals to the next level. 1,034 more words
How do you get people to read who claim they “don’t read”?
I have struggled with this question for a long time. As someone who grew up reading dozens of books every year, it has always amazed me that my younger brother just isn’t a reader. 689 more words