But is it more advantageous to try to get your work into print than to see it posted online?
In the old days, print publications had a certain cachet that start-up Internet literary magazines could only dream of.
So, if you can’t make money, what’s the point of submitting for publication?
You can bet your library card there are some very good reasons!
The confession didn’t surprise me, just the scenario. I was a child once, and had no concern for cash but did, and still do, have a compulsion towards coins. A coin is kind of magic, how any circle charms the human eye: halo, hollow, sun. Characters Me: Divorced Him: Interested Her: Uninterested Act 1 Over tequila shots in my triangle shaped house Her: Zzzzzzz Him: She made a list. Issue 61 features a range of startling, melancholy, angry, and funny flash from Och Gonzalez, Gordon Grice, David L. Readers, writers, teachers, and students can find essays and craft-focused discussions under a number of different headings: traditional subjects, such as aging or nature; varying modes and subgenres, such as the profile or meditation; as well as various techniques and literary conventions, such as dialogue and diction.
welcomes submissions of poetry, fiction, book reviews, articles, essays, non-fiction, and translations from teachers and professors of literature; poets, novelists, playwrights, actors, and directors; translators, journalists, critics, editors, and publishers; and all other serious students of literature.
Most editors would LOVE to pay writers, but they just can’t.
And when editors do have a budget to pay writers, it’s usually very small.
Publishing short prose and poetry probably isn’t going to pay off your mortgage.
Here’s why: Literary magazines have limited resources.