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Online writing by Mind Map: Online writing
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Online writing

what are the pros and cons of online writing?

PROS

increased readership and possibility of attention from agents

web journals have more space for showcased work and so can accept more

editors are not driven by money and so can accept more unestablished writers

CONS

reading off of a screen- awkward and unpleasant for most

more accessible writing= more chance of plagarizing, how do writers protect their work?

debate over whether online pubs take a lower standard

online pub credits may be taken less seriously on your writers CV

HOW

how to get published online

how to spot a decent online pub

masthead and editor's credentials

archives of past issues

check who has written for them

how to protect your copyright

how to submit work to online pubs

WHY?

why publish work online?

why do literary mags go online?

why do some lit mags shun the internet?

use interviews with print mags- tactile relationship with the text, concerns over quality, editorial skill, restrictions that make print magazines more careful over what they print and also only the good ones survive the competition.

why not go for print mags?

WHEN

when did the first online pub get set up?

this is mentioned in writers news article on online fiction.

when did popular lit mags go online?

ask keir about the site that lets you see websites as they used to be in the past.

WHERE

where can I get published?

where can I find quality online mags?

NAWE, links sections of prestigious online magazines.

WHO

who can write online?

anyone- the internet is a free market- blogging, twitter, notes on social networking sites and cheap hosting for own websites, software for building websites so that knowledge of coding is defunct.

who writes online (famous writers)

who reads online fiction?

WHAT

what is online writing?

what are it's possibilities?

what styles are most appropriate/popular?

multimedia work

hypertext

flash fiction

experimental/leftfield

what happens to work that has been published online?