September 24, 2015

Gone Lawn: Now Accepting Submissions

Gone Lawn is an online journal launched in 2010 with the aim of providing a home for works that are intriguing but difficult to place in traditional literary magazines. They search for pieces that pry open mysterious doors and shine light on the hidden things inside. They like honesty and surprise, clarity and meaningful complexity….

September 16, 2015

Interview With Steve Kluger, Author of Last Days of Summer

Steve Kluger is a successful author, whose career began over thirty years ago with the publication of his first novel and his first play. He followed this “overnight success” by writing four more works of fiction, a non-fiction book and three more plays. In this interview, the author discusses the moment it all began and…

Top 12 Mistakes of Amateur Writers

When I was a new writer, I wondered why I kept getting rejection letters. I was tired of never making it past the slush pile. I wanted to get an acceptance letter from one of my ‘dream markets.’ Doubt started creeping in, making me question my ability as a writer. Fortunately, I kept at it….

September 9, 2015

9 Great Literary Journals That Opened To Submissions in September

The editors of literary journals generally take the summer off, making it difficult to find good journals to submit to during July and August. However, most literary journals re-open to submissions in September and October. This is a list of 10 of the best literary journals that are opening to submissions this September. The list…

September 3, 2015

Pajama Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated December 17 2019:  They are now only open to submissions from Canadian authors. They are closed to all international submissions.  Pajama Press is a publisher of books for children and young adults. They focus on publishing literary works. They publish books that fall into a wide range of categories including: picture books, board books…

Osprey Publishing: Book Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Osprey Publishing is a company that focuses on a niche market and has good distribution. I have seen and purchased a number of their books in brick and mortar bookstores. Osprey publishes non-fiction books, focusing on military history. They also produce historical themed military adventure games. They are currently only accepting unsolicited proposals for manuscripts…