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The Writer is dedicated to helping professional and aspiring writers with a straightforward presentation of information, instruction and motivation. In the pages of our magazine, writers come together to share their experiences, expertise, struggles, successes and suggestions. The magazine's efforts have been recognized in recent years with gold and silver medals for Editorial Excellence in Folio magazine's national competition.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1887

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 12 x per year.

Nonfiction Open

Open to a broad Audience.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Literature/Books (Writing, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
TypeLength Details
Article Article300 - 4,000 words.
Essay Essay300 - 4,000 words.
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
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Last Updated: 19 Feb 2023
Last Checked: 15 Mar 2023 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 18 Oct 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 19 Feb 2008

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