We're looking for new works and contributors for our June/July edition. Remember - we're interested in anything you have, whether it be fiction, non-fiction, journalism and reviews, art, anything! You can check out our other issues for inspiration Our submittable page will be open until March 15, 2020, so check it out if you're interested. … Continue reading We’re open for submissions!
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So, you want to be a great writing mentor? Here are five tips to help you establish a positive relationship with your mentee, and help them to provide their possible work for publication: Separate and identify structural issues as opposed to stylistic edits. If a piece of writing has made it to you for peer-review, … Continue reading How to be an Awesome Writing Mentor
There are many reasons why a publisher rejects an author’s work. Here are some common reasons for getting a rejection The work does not adhere to submission guidelines You may have written the next throb bizz but, unless you’re Toni Morrison, Stephen King or Nora Roberts, follow submission guidelines—publishers are precious about these. One glance, … Continue reading So, you’ve received a rejection letter…
Reading is subjective. We don’t like everything that everyone is reading. So writing is not a guarantee that the people you intend to connect with your work will connect with it. And this includes peer reviewers. Why peer review? To be published, writers give others entry to their precious world. Refereeing by peers and experienced … Continue reading Peer review; when is it appropriate to ignore feedback?
The dictionary definition you would find for the short story is ‘a very brief story with an immediate point'. A short story is a prose narrative, generally up to 5,000 words, but you can get shorter or longer versions which might then fall within classifications like ‘novella' or ‘flash fiction’. Much has evolved in writing … Continue reading How do you structure a short story?
Welcome to the first edition of Manuscription! We started Manuscription specifically for creative people who are 18 and under. It is an opportunity for young people to get their voices heard and get experience in publication, as well as get excellent feedback and mentoring from older, more experienced practitioners. We wanted to help young creatives … Continue reading Editor’s note