Writer Essentials for Submitting: 4 Steps

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Writer Essentials for Submitting
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“Writer Essentials for Submitting: 4 Steps” by Joan Y. Edwards

I am not an editor, publisher, or agent. I am an author and illustrator who wants to encourage you to submit your work so it can be published.

Below I have outlined steps to follow to submit  a great article, poem, puzzle, devotion, illustration, short story, chapter book, middle grade novel, young adult novel, adult novel, song, stage play or screenplay.

You’ve got a great story. Follow these 4 steps and you’ll have the Essentials for Submitting: Go for it.

Writer Essentials for Submitting 

Step 1 Get your work critiqued, edited, and proofed.

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

Step 3 Write the pitch, query letter, cover letter, resume, bio, and/or proposal as required by the guidelines of the editor, agent, or contest you chose for submission this time.

Step 4 Time to Submit to publisher, agent, editor, or contest.

Resources to help you improve your writing and/or to inspire you to write more!

A. Learn from reading the works of other authors:

  1. Best-Selling Authors for Children

2. Best-Selling Authors for Adults

3. Books on the craft of writing.

At the top of my site, you will find headings for:  Writer Essentials for Submitting; Step 1; Step 2Step 3; and Step 4.

Please leave your questions and comments here or email me at joanyedwards1@gmail.com/
Keep writing. Keep submitting.
Never Give Up
Joan Y. Edwards
Copyright © Joan Y. Edwards 2010-2022

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3 thoughts on “Writer Essentials for Submitting: 4 Steps”

    1. Dear Carol,
      Than you very much. I am trying to simplify it so people will believe they have the essentials and will take a chance on themselves and submit their story.
      Good luck to you with your writing. Thanks for sharing great books on your blog.

      Never Give Up

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