April 11, 2019

Text Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

UPDATED MAY 5Th 2020 – Because of the COVID-19 crisis they are now accepting submissions via email, and are no longer accepting mailed submissions. This might change after the crisis abates. Text Publishing in an Australian press that has published a wide variety of best sellers. They have won the small publisher of the year…

Clementine Unbound: Always Seeking Poetry and Prose

An online poetry journal established in 2015, Clementine Unbound is seeking, “fresh and tangy poems.” The attractive, minimalist journal is published weekly by retired writer and editor G.F. Boyer. She likes skillfully honed, musical poems that demonstrate keen awareness of language. She publishes all styles—formal, free verse, experimental, and prose poetry. She also accepts essays…

Amazon and Authors: A Symbiotic or Parasitic Relationship?

By Antaeus When it comes to books, Amazon is king. It is the place where authors go to publish their books, and where readers go to browse and buy. Without Amazon, authors would be hard-pressed to publish their work. Without authors, Amazon would not be what it is today. I’ve been self-publishing on Amazon for…

April 8, 2019

25 Poetry Markets Seeking Submissions During Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, here is a list of 25 poetry markets that accept poetry submissions in April 2019. They do not charge a fee to publish, or they have fee-free options (like free mailed submissions, or free online submissions during certain periods), and many of them pay writers. Several magazines and…

April 4, 2019

Transmundane Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Transmundane Press is a small press that is always open to submissions and publishes print and electronic books. They don’t say a lot about the genre they publish on their site, but based on browsing their back catalog I would say they publish largely genre (paranormal/horror) romance aimed at young adults and adults. I was…

5 Paying Literary Magazines to Submit to in April 2019

These literary magazines and journals are open during April 2019. They are a mix of literary and genre markets, and not all of them are open for the entire month. All of these magazines pay writers. Translunar Travelers Lounge The editors of this speculative fiction magazine want stories that are “fun”. Their guidelines say, “A…

The Tiger Moth Review: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new online journal helmed in Singapore, The Tiger Moth Review, is seeking fiction and poetry exploring the relationship between humanity and nature. They are looking for writing crafted at the intersection of culture and environment. They want to engage with ecological themes with an awareness of natural disaster, and they want to be both…

Sociable Media: Face-to-Face vs Facebook

By Bill Arnott Something happened when I hit middle age. A knock at the door, someone holding a clipboard, explaining I was required to start using social media, Facebook being a necessity along with nighttime peeing and early suppers. Not that a clipboard-toting person actually came to call, but I did have a friend strong-arm…

April 1, 2019

18 Themed Calls for Submissions

These are 18 themed submission calls for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and scripts. Some of the themes are humanity, detritus, winter holidays, Halloween, identity, alternate history farce and fantasy, axe murderers, retro weird, and the moon. All of these pay writers – royalties, token, or pro rates. Gypsum Sound Tales: Colp – Big Gypsum Sound…