Step 2

Writer Essentials for Submitting: Step 2

You’ve got a great story. You’ve followed Step 1. Now complete Step 2 here. Follow with Step 3 and Step 4. Then you’ll have the Essentials for Submitting: Go for it.

Step 2. Choose the publisher, editor, agent, or contest for this writing project.

  1. Find the best publisher, agent, or contest to match the project you plan to submit this time. Make sure the guidelines say they accept unsolicited manuscripts.

  2. Check the publishers and/or agents of three of your favorite books. See if their guidelines say they accept unsolicited manuscripts.

  3. Children’s Writer’s and Illustrator’s Market 2022, Writer’s Digest Bookshttps://www.amazon.com/Childrens-Writers-Illustrators-Market-33rd/dp/0593332059/

  4. Christian Writers Market Guide – 2022 Edition: https://smile.amazon.com/Christian-Writers-Market-Guide-Comprehensive/dp/162184207X/ .

  5. Writer’s Market by Writer’s Digest Books https://smile.amazon.com/Writers-Market-100th-Trusted-Published/dp/0593332032/

  6. Writer’s Guide to Literary Agents – Writer’s Digest Books https://smile.amazon.com/Guide-Literary-Agents-30th-Published/dp/0593332091/

  7. Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market https://smile.amazon.com/Novel-Short-Story-Writers-Market/dp/0593332075/

  8. Joan Y. Edwards. “22 Literary Agents Who Are Looking for You:” https://www.joanyedwards.com/2013/09/06/22-literary-agents-who-are-looking-for-you/

  9. Joan Y. Edwards. “50 Publishers Who Accept Unsolicited Manuscripts:” https://www.joanyedwards.com/2013/04/07/50-publishers-who-accept-unsolicited-manuscripts/

  10. Writing Contests: (Scroll down for list of contests. http://writersviews.com/writing-contests.php

  11. Poets & Writers-Creative Writing Contests & Competitions http://www.pw.org/content/writing_contests_0?cmnt_all=1

  12. Print out the guidelines of the publisher to whom you chose to submit your writing project this time.

Good luck!

Please leave a comment  or send me an email to joanyedwards1@gmail.com telling me which publisher, agent, or contest you chose this time.
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