November 5, 2018

17 Themed Calls for Submissions

These are calls for fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Some of the themes are knowledge, monsters in women’s lives, connections, disabled people, portals, mechanical miscreants, camouflaged horror, women’s fury, and children’s fiction. Most of these pay writers, from token to pro rates. Also see this list – some deadlines are coming up. Speculative City: Knowledge The…

November 1, 2018

Tramp Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Updated February 2021: They no longer accept submissions from the US and Canada, and no longer meet our guiding principles in that way. Tramp is a literary press based out of Ireland that has great distribution. Within Ireland they are distributed by Gill & Macmillan. Throughout the rest of the world they are distributed by…

Meow Meow Pow Pow: Now Seeking Submissions

Meow Meow Pow Pow is an online guerrilla lit press publishing short form literature on printable broadsides with original artwork. Launched by a group of graffiti lovers and cat admirers, Meow Meow Pow Pow hopes to wheatpaste the world with micro lit. They want their free, shareable broadsides to give a microphone to unheard voices….

How to Improve Your Writing Practice with Composting

By John Dorroh Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones, a book that all writers need to own and use, convincingly suggests to develop the habit of using timed writing practice on a daily basis. These warm-up sessions can last anywhere from a few minutes to an hour, whatever works. Along with timed writing…