August 31, 2020

22 Themed Submissions Calls for September 2020

There are 22 themed submission calls in the 20 outlets listed, for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and they all pay writers. Some of the themes are: harvest; terrifying ghosts; environmental justice; fix the world; selkies, sirens and sea monsters; Krampus tales; Gothic romance; inner spaces; and lost contact. There are also some themed…

August 27, 2020

The Story Plant: Accepting Queries

The Story Plant was founded in 2008 by two editors with industry experience, Lou Aronica and Peter Miller. In 2013 they were acquired by Studio Digital CT, LLC, a limited liability company headed by Lou Aronica. It is now run by Aronica and Mitchell Maxwell.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and…

Voyage: Now Accepting Submissions

Voyage is a paying market that focuses on publishing young adult (YA) fiction, as well as craft essays and young adult creative nonfiction. They are open year-round, and their general submissions are fee-free. They pay $200 for most creative nonfiction and fiction, and $50 per craft essay.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write…

8 Literary Magazines Open for Brief Submissions Periods in September 2020

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) These markets are open now, or will open submissions for brief periods in September 2020; some are award-winning magazines, and all publish fiction. A few…

Writing Effective Dialogue: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

By Annmarie McQueenFree 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) Dialogue is an incredibly important part of storytelling, and yet one of the things many writers struggle with the most. Having characters interact…

August 24, 2020

How to Submit Your Manuscript For Publication

When I finish the first draft of a novel I always have a great surge of adrenaline. When I was younger I would enjoy the thrill of completion for days and then start on a new project. It should surprise no one that my early efforts were not published (thank goodness).Free Lecture The Magic of…

August 20, 2020

Veritas Publishing: Open to Book Proposals

Veritas is Ireland’s leading religious publisher. They also are a retailer, with stores across Ireland. They publish over 40 books each year in the areas of theology, scripture, prayer, spirituality, parenting, counselling, children’s issues, social commentary, and liturgical resources. They also publish religious educational text for use in Irish schools.Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity:…

Journal of The Plague Year: Now Seeking Submissions

Journal of the Plague Year was started in 2020, by Susan Zakin, a top environmental journalist, as a way of interacting with the altered situation. Many of the journalistic contributors to the website are well known. Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi Nao…

August 19, 2020

Crafting a Strong Bio

by Sherry ShahanFree 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) Writing an effective bio was a recent topic in the Authors Guild community—in particular, when filling out that little box for an online…

August 18, 2020

The Authors Publish Fund for Literary Journals

Since the Coronovirus pandemic started, a lot of literary journals have been under more stress than ever. Academic journals lost organizers and funding, and a number of wonderful journals went under, for financial reasons, or logistical restraints. Free Lecture The Magic of Productivity: How to Write Effortlessly and Quickly Join award winning author Vi Khi…