February 29, 2016

18 Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishers

Last year we published a shorter list of Science Fiction publishers open to unsolicited submissions. Since then we have reviewed quite a few more more Science Fiction and Fantasy publishers who do not require agents.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a…

February 26, 2016

1001 Journal: Now Accepting Submissions

1001 Journal is an annual print project produced by the students in the Certificate Program at the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, Oregon. This handsomely designed, handmade journal houses poetry, prose, and comics. At 1001 Journal, they are especially interested in work that employs both words and images and hybrid work that breaks the…

February 25, 2016

How to Deal With Rejection

“Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.”Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a one-hour lecture. completely free. Sign Up to Attend (Free) – James Lee Burke For the past…

Three Anthologies Seeking Submissions

The three anthologies we are featuring this month are all seeking very different submissions. All are run by relatively new presses. Caution should be used when signing any contract with any new publisher.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao for a one-hour lecture….

Half Mystic: Now Accepting Submissions

Half Mystic is a new online journal dedicated to exploring the intersection of language and music. They are interested in all forms of writing that pertain to music and express musicality by exploring the ineffable. They like writing that grapples with paradox, grey space, the incomprehensible in-between, harmonious dissonance, and infinite finitude. In addition to…

Roane Publishing: Now Open to Book Submissions

Roane Publishing is relatively new on the indie publishing scene. Their website is a bit clunky and you have to really read when looking for their submissions link. They describe themselves as a romance publisher ranging from sweet to spicy. Although new, they claim their editors have sufficient editing experience gained from other publishing houses….

February 17, 2016

Is a Duotrope Subscription Worth It?

Duotrope is a publisher listing service. They are primarily a catalog of literary journals although they include small presses as well. This year Duotrope is branching out to include more mainstream magazines and publications that are open to journalistic submissions.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author…

200 CCs: Now Accepting Submissions

A new online publication, 200 CCs publishes one 200-word story each week. Though short, the stories in 200 CCs aren’t vignettes. Rather, they’re complete, condensed narratives. Like concentrated juice, the micro-stories in 200 CCs are punchy and impactful. They’re easy to read but hard to forget; they’re small stories that make a big entrance and…

Double Dragon: Book Submission Guidelines

Double Dragon Publishing is a publisher currently focused on publishing Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller/Suspense and Dark Fantasy.  This includes Hard (Science) SF, Space Fiction, Future Fiction, Lost Civilizations, Utopias, Dystopias, Disaster Novels, Alternate Histories, Time Travel, Parallel Worlds, etc.  They publish individual novels as well as series.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write…

February 15, 2016

George Orwell’s Tips For Effective Writing

George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm and 1984, among other works, knew how to craft a compelling and memorable novel. He wrote an essay entittled Politics and the English Language that among other things contained a series of tips, or rules for how to write effectively, as a way to share his ideas with…