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You Must Have an Agent, And Other Myths about Publishing

Something to keep in mind when self-publishing.

Author William Speir's Blog

For years, I thought that the only way to get published was to be represented by a literary agent.  The publishing industry perpetuates this myth – just look at how much Writer’s Digest talks about finding and keeping agents if you don’t believe me. But the truth is: it is not necessary to be represented by a literary agent to get published. I’m living proof.

There are many ways to get books published. One option is self-publishing, although that option has the most difficult path to financial success for an author and puts 100% of the marketing and sales efforts squarely on the back of the author. Another option is small press publishing, which typically uses a business model where the publisher and the author are partners in getting the book published and into the hands of potential readers. The third option is large press publishing. Unless you’re already a…

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Call For Submission: Fiction, Memoir, Poetry

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Welter , University of Baltimore’s lit mag, is accepting submissions for Fall 2015 and we look forward to reading your work!

Deadline October 7

Poetry, 3-5 poems

Fiction, Creative non-fiction and Memoir: 3000 words max per piece

How to submit: welter.submittable.com

Include brief bio, contact information, and the title(s) and genre of the work(s).

Include name and email on every page.

Include the titles of each piece in their submittable title.

Questions? Contact us at welterjournal@gmail.com

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