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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.

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 Open

Dates:
Open to fiction submissions through 20 August 2022 11:59 PM UTC (in 45 days). 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
Masquerade20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC3
Tribute: Mentors20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC1
Space20 Nov 2022 23:59 UTC0
Sandbox20 Feb 2023 23:59 UTC0
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 Open

Dates:
Open to nonfiction submissions through 20 August 2022 11:59 PM UTC (in 45 days). 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
Masquerade20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC0
Tribute: Mentors20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC1
Space20 Nov 2022 23:59 UTC0
Sandbox20 Feb 2023 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 Open

Dates:
Open to poetry submissions through 20 August 2022 11:59 PM UTC (in 45 days). 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
Masquerade20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC1
Tribute: Mentors20 Aug 2022 23:59 UTC2
Space20 Nov 2022 23:59 UTC1
Sandbox20 Feb 2023 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.

WayWords Literary Journal Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day.
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AccuracyWe have received 40 reports from 29 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported3 min | 41.5 mean avg | 35.0 median | 137 max days (23.9 std dev)
Responses92.50 %
Acceptances47.50 % of submissions accepted (46.6 avg. days per acceptance) | 62.07 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most publishers have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections45.00 % (41.3 avg. days per rejection) | 16.7 % personal, 61.1 % form, 22.2 % unspecified
Non-Responses7.50 %
Lost/Returned-
Never Responded-
Withdrawals7.50 % (10.3 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending6 responses are pending (58 min | 184.0 mean avg | 171.0 median | 399 max days waiting | 128.3 std dev) from 3 different members This only includes pending reports of users who have been active on this site within the past 30 days

Other Information

Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 12 Jun 2022.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 19 May 2022.

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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2022
Last Checked: 05 Jul 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 14 Apr 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 19 Apr 2021

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