Guidelines – Please Read before Submission

This magazine and website is for the benefit of readers, writers, authors, publishers and illustrators and any submissions are accepted on a voluntary (unpaid) basis only.
Submissions must be the original work of the submitting author and must not be a copy of another person’s work unless an accompanying letter of agreement is attached. We accept previously published work with an acknowledgement added.
We accept Short Stories & Essays Fiction and Non-fiction, Poetry & Prose Modern & Traditional, Articles on Writing, Travel Tales from around the World, Health and Wellness for writers’, Book reviews, Book News, Author News, The following carry a fee – Press Releases Associated with books and writing and Book Promotion.
For the Junior Section we welcome stories and poetry from children under 18 years of age. We also accept submissions from children and young adult authors.
We welcome work from anyone who supports a charity through their books and writing. This usually takes the form of a monthly feature. Please add the charity links to your work.
A maximum of 4 poems, 2 short stories or 2 articles should be sent at any one time. There is the following word count, Short Stories must be no more than 3000 words (font size 10) .
We also offer to serialize a book into 6 installments. (This is not available until April 2020)
Please note: Sending your whole portfolio will not be put forward for consideration.
Number your pages and add your name and email address to each page you send in. If you use a pen name confirm which name you would prefer to be associated with your submission.
If you would like to offer a contribution, please complete the submission form in the first instance. You cannot attach or include your submission.
After completing and sending your form please wait for a response before submitting your complete work. Do not embed into your email
All full forwarded submissions should include a short biography and thumbnail picture.
Forwarded contributions must be in MS Word or compatible programme (not PDF) and any images in .jpg or .png
We do not accept or publish anything of a sexually explicit nature or erotica as this magazine contains a junior section.
The Writers and Readers’ Magazine is totally impartial and is not connected to any other site, club, group or company.
Each issue is oversubscribed, so some contributions will be held over for future issues if they are passed for publication.
There is no guarantee your submission will be published, and no particular date of publication can be promised.
We do try to contact you to confirm your acceptance, but please check the current issue or email if you are not sure.
Please do not ask us to search for your work on any other site to read or copy as this will be declined.
All published work remains the property of the author and the Writers and Readers’ Magazine does not hold any copyright of anything printed in its pages unless stated.
The Writers and Readers’ Magazine reserves the right to republish any work printed in these pages into a printed version available to the public.
The website is locked against any copying or printing.
The Writers and Readers’ Magazine accepts no responsibility for anything published on this site, and no communication will be entered in to. Anything published on the website is at the discretion of the editor.
The Editor reserves the right to correct spelling and punctuation in any contribution submitted.
Your details will not be shared or sold to any company or person. Any information that The Writers and Readers’ Magazine holds i.e. names, addresses, email, are for the purpose of communication between The Writers and Readers’ Magazine officers, contributors and subscribers.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in published contributions in this magazine are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Writers and Readers’ Magazine or its Staff.