Category: For Writers


FOR WRITERS is a bi-weekly series of essays concerning the craft of writing genre short fiction. Most essays are written by the Apex Magazine editorial team with occasional contributions by professional authors.

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Apex Magazine Slush Reader Round Table

Behind the scenes of every successful magazine is a team of people who keep the gears of publishing grinding. The slush readers! They are the first stop for every submission, whittling the mass of stories a magazine receives each month down to a manageable bite for the managing editor and editor-in-chief.

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