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About

We designed this literary journal to welcome the self-willed writers who dare to break the mold. With so many varied options for writers around the world, The Writer's Workout wants this literary journal to inspire fresh ideas for pieces new and old with our chosen themes and tributes at the heart. We're excited to publish first-time writers, seasoned authors, and everything in between. WayWords welcomes everyone using words as a way forward.

Voluntary Fees: This project accepts voluntary fees for "tip jar" submissions.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 April 2024 12:00 AM UTC (in 27 days) through 20 May 2024. 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Nostalgia20 May 2024 23:59 UTC1
Flash Fiction20 Aug 2024 23:59 UTC1
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 April 2024 12:00 AM UTC (in 27 days) through 20 May 2024. 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Society/Culture (See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Nostalgia20 May 2024 23:59 UTC1
Flash Fiction20 Aug 2024 23:59 UTC0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 5,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 April 2024 12:00 AM UTC (in 27 days) through 20 May 2024. 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Nostalgia20 May 2024 23:59 UTC2
Flash Fiction20 Aug 2024 23:59 UTC1
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemUp to 15 lines; Up to 2 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2024
Last Audited: 19 Oct 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 19 Apr 2021

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