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What writing periodicals do you subscribe to or find most useful?

  1. LABrashear profile image61
    LABrashearposted 6 years ago

    What writing periodicals do you subscribe to or find most useful?

  2. Shahid Bukhari profile image60
    Shahid Bukhariposted 6 years ago

    I am unaware ... if such periodicals are being published ... if I were, I could have subscribed to the periodical/s relevant to my subject ...

    Good Writing, however, is Spontaneous Expression vis a vis the Commercial, which has a certain slant that has to do with Politics, Money, Grammar and Composition ... nothing with true Expression.

    To learn, commercial writing ...  reckon one should read whats being written ... by such as the "Press" and the Background of News, as seen from a
    commercial angle ... in order to learn, what Sells.

  3. Specialist5 profile image67
    Specialist5posted 6 years ago

    The Sun out of NC.  I was recently given some back issues to this magazine and just love it.  A lot of good advice on writing but also a huge forum for people to send in their articles.  I recently sent my first, but I won't know until Sept. whether it's been accepted.  I've got my second article ready to send in as well. 

    The Writer's Digest.  I subscribed to this many years ago but stopped for some unknown reason.  Along with The Sun, I recently received many back issues, which I am reading cover to cover.  It has a new editor and a whole new look.  Very exciting. 

    A lot of very valuable information in both mags.

  4. Lady Wordsmith profile image80
    Lady Wordsmithposted 6 years ago

    I have a subscription with Mslexia, a writing quarterly for women (but men can read it too if they want to - they just can't make submissions!).  I don't usually like to have anything to do with a thing or a group that excludes other sections of society; however, Mslexia is not militantly feminist, but in a world (publishing) in which women are largely ignored or not taken seriously, it's good to have a place to find positivity and encouragement, as well as honesty. 

    Its articles are intelligent and pertinent, and always seem to relate to me personally.  I have learned a lot about the publishing world, about what being a writer can entail, and about how to be a better writer since reading Mslexia.  It also has several pages advertising competitions for all kinds of writing, and requests for submissions for other publications.  A very useful and encouraging periodical.  If you're short of ideas for your latest writing project, Mslexia always gets my creative juices flowing, it's worth a peek.