Archive for category Submissions

Performance as Publication: The Art of the Ten Minute Play by Allen Gorney

5writers.com is proud to welcome back Allen Gorney. Allen Gorney is an author, screenwriter, actor, and script consultant living in the central Florida region. He has written several novels, screenplays, short stories, stage plays, and essays. As a screenwriter, he has earned recognition and critical praise from festivals and contests around the country. He has […]

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Knowing When to Start a New Project: The Agent’s Perspective by Jennie Goloboy

As you have probably already guessed, this month at 5writers.com, we focused on the theme “Knowing When To Start A New Project.” We all had our ideas on this topic, but one thing we couldn’t answer is this: What advice does an agent have on this topic? To answer the question, we turned to “the […]

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Submitting to Digital Presses by Saritza Hernandez

I’m delighted to introduce 5writers.com’s first agent guest blogger. E-Pub Agent extraordinaire and avid coffee-drinker, Saritza Hernandez is as short and simple as this paragraph. Give her a good paranormal or fantasy romance, a giant mug of strong Cuban coffee and a corner to put her feet up to read, and she’s one happy camper! As […]

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This Little Writer went to Market

I’m always on the lookout for new markets for my short stories. Problem is sometimes I get so engrossed in researching literary journals, I don’t write! The good thing about short fiction and flash fiction is that no matter what your genre, from literary fiction to science fiction and every combination in between, there are […]

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Make Them Say “Yes!” Unless They Won’t

By Jennie Jarvis Over my years as a writer – whether it be as a film/television/web writer or as a novelist – there are two pieces of advice regarding submitting my work that have really stuck with me because of how effective they have been in guiding my submission process: No one wants to be […]

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Submitting Work Is Like Dating

When I first started dating, I was just happy to have a boyfriend.  My standards were low (even if the guys were truly nice, cute, etc.).  I looked for a nice smile and answers to questions about what he liked to drink (preferably something alcoholic).  These early relationships didn’t last.  The issue wasn’t that the […]

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When It Comes To Submitting, Fugetaboutit.

For some writers, submitting is an obsession.  Not the act of submitting – which might be a good thing to be obsessed about.  I’m talking about the aftermath of submitting.  The waiting game.  I know writers who check email and snail mail constantly like a teenage girl awaiting a call following a first date.  If […]

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