May 16, 2019

How to Network with Other Authors

Kia Carrington-Russell It can be daunting to meet and network with fellow writers and authors. Especially, when you are new to the community. With these few tips, you will realize it’s not as scary as it initially seems, and you’ll be in a supportive group and network in no time. The easiest and most immediate…

May 13, 2019

19 Publishers that Accept Science Fiction or Fantasy Novels

Most of these publishers are interested in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Some publish just one of these genres.  Others publish many genres and types of books, science fiction and fantasy just being one genre among many. Some are small companies, others are imprints of major publishing houses. They are not listed in any particular order….

May 9, 2019

Eraserhead Press: Open to Submissions of Bizarro Fiction

Eraserhead Press is a small publisher based out of Portland, Oregon that focuses on publishing Bizarro Fiction. Be sure you are familiar with the genre before submitting.  They are not interested in any work cannot be categorized as Bizarro. They are a print and e-Book publisher. Eraserhead Press was established in 1999. They have a…

Tiny Flames Press: Now Seeking Submissions

An online space for “Divine Creators.” Established in 2018, Tiny Flames Press is seeking poetry, fiction, and nonfiction born from fiery bellies and blazing hearts. They’re burning for mysteries and moons, flaming loves and open wounds. You can get a sense of their style by reading their journal online. Tiny Flames Press publishes new content…

How to use LinkedIn to Build Your Profile as a Creative Writer

— Ben Graff Writing is identity. Whether we write novels, short stories, poetry or something else entirely, every piece of work is precious. Yet it is all too easy to become so absorbed by our work that we miss opportunities to tell the most important story of all. Namely, that of who we are as…

May 6, 2019

14 Markets for Themed Submissions

There are more than 18 submission calls for the 14 markets listed here. They are for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translations. Some of the themes are: romantic witchcraft, fear, figures, forgiveness, miracles, golden years, Christmas, holiday stories, military horror, cursed items, the Beatles, alien abduction, and the woodlands. All of these pay writers,…

May 2, 2019

Pan Macmillan Australia: Now Accepting Submissions

Pan Macmillan Australia is open to direct submissions. They are the Austalian imprint of Macmillian, one of the big five publishers. This is the only way to submit to Macmillan directly. They have excellent distribution in Australia. They publish commercial fiction including  women’s fiction, romance, thriller, crime, historical, humor, paranormal, fantasy, as well as literary…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in May 2019

These literary markets are open during May 2019. They are a mix of literary and genre markets, and all of these pay writers. One Story They accept literary fiction stories, on any style or subject, that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone. They will also consider certain reprints (stories that…