June 29, 2020

45 Literary Journals that Pay

“It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.”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…

June 25, 2020

Jessica Kingsley Publishers: Open to Proposals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is an established UK Press (with a US office) that was purchased by John Murray Press/Hachette UK in 2017. You can read more about this acquisition here. JKP focuses on publishing high quality books for professional and general readers on a variety of subjects.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to…

The Racket: Now Seeking Submissions

Originally a San Francisco reading series featuring local authors, The Racket is now a weekly online journal with voices from around the globe. Since the launch of The Racket reading series in 2017, it’s become a popular place for flash fiction, flash nonfiction, and poetry. And no wonder—the downloadable journal is thoughtfully designed and carefully…

9 Ways to Break Through Writer’s Block

By Chikodi Adeola OlasodeFree 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) When you hit writer’s block, you’ll sit for hours in frustration, fiddling with your pen, and no ideas will come through. I…

June 22, 2020

31 Poetry Outlets for June 2020

These are 31 outlets for poetry and they are open for submissions now. Many also accept other genres, like fiction and nonfiction, and about half of the outlets listed here pay writers. A few are currently accepting themed submissions. Here they are, in no particular order. Some deadlines are approaching quickly.The PuritanThis Canadian literary magazine…

June 18, 2020

Nightfire: Temporarily Open to Manuscript Submissions

Nightfire, the horror imprint of Tor/Forge, is open to submissions of novellas (20,000-40,000 words) and novels (40,000-200,000 words) for a very brief period this June (2020). It opened on the 15th and will close on the 22nd. Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi…

Molecule: Now Seeking Submissions

Molecule is a new online lit mag for 50 word poetry and prose. In the smallest visible particle, there are 50 molecules to each dimension of its cube. In keeping with this, each edition of the biannual journal features work from around 50 contributors. You can download the journal for free to get a sense…

June 15, 2020

19 Approachable Literary Journals

If you are just starting to submit your work to literary journals, or perhaps you just want to avoid rejection, this list is for you.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) All…

17 Literary Journals that Respond Within a Month

Note: We intended to publish a different article today, and erroneously sent an email announcing this article, which we published last month. I apologize for the error. Here’s the article we did mean to publish (and announce) today: 17 Approachable Literary JournalsFree Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award…

June 11, 2020

Legend Press: Accepting Manuscript Queries

Legend Press is a UK based independent press open to direct and agented submissions. They publish contemporary fiction and crime fiction (largely psychological and political thrillers). They do not publish any work that falls outside of these genres. You can get a good feel for what they publish by visiting their website here.Free Lecture The…