Here are some examples of literary magazines typically considered “top tier,” based on the number of their stories that have gone on to win Pushcart and O. Henry Prizes or inclusion in Best American Short Stories. Check out an issue or two of any magazine you’re considering to be sure your work will be to their tastes.
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Here’s how we define Historical Fiction, a look at its origins, and some popular types.
Character-driven stories, social and political themes, irreverence for storytelling norms — these elements set Literary Fiction apart.
Not a traditional mystery and not quite horror, a thriller has its own defining characteristics.
More focused than an autobiography, a memoir is an intimate look at a moment in time.
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Sure, you’re a great writer. But can you sell yourself (and your work)?