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Duotrope? Use It or Lose it?

Duotrope.  Have you heard of it?  Do you use it?  I’ve heard of it here and there but have had no experience with it. 

From my understanding, they offer a Submission Tracker as well as listings of publishers.  Their site says “We help you save time finding publishers or agents for your work, so you can focus on creating. Our market listings are up to date and full of information you won’t find elsewhere. We also offer submission trackers, custom searches, deadline calendars, statistical reports, and extensive interviews.” 

Duotrope’s fees are inexpensive enough, $5.00 per month or $50.00 per year.  I do feel that we writers get nickeled & dimed to death by everything that costs us though.   

So give me your honest feedback.  Is Duotrope worth it?  Have you had any success with them?  Or is this just another money drain?  

I appreciate your input! 

Thanks! Penny ❤ 

 

Author:

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in online journals, such as Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society. Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 & 2019 by Z Publishing and Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. Penny is an advocate for Mental Health Awareness and has the page "Mental Health Help" on her blog. She writes about the struggles of mental illnesses and Depression. She is passionate about spreading awareness for Suicide Prevention and Domestic Abuse. She expresses her passion through her writings of poetry and life experiences. You can find more of her writings on her blog at https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.

7 thoughts on “Duotrope? Use It or Lose it?

  1. Highly recommend. I was going to write a ton about it here, but i recommend you try it out for a month & you’ll convince yourself of its value. Without Duotrope, most submissions are just a shot in the dark. Duotrope helps you fine tune your submission targets
    (I’ve told myself not to hype Duotrope to other writers because it will only increase the competition, but…)
    Trust me; I’m very serious about my writing and submissions & Duotrope has been invaluable to me in submission successes.
    Most of what you’ll see here ( http://eggsovertokyo.blogspot.com/ ) happened because I’m a Duotrope user.

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