September 10, 2020

Camel Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Camel Press is the genre imprint of Coffeetown Press, which in turn is owned by Epicenter Press. Camel Press publishes genre work, focusing primary on mystery, including the following sub-genres: suspense, cozy mystery, mystery thrillers, and romantic suspense. They also publish romance, both contemporary and historical and will consider general fiction, historical fiction and westerns,…

microverses: Now Accepting Submissions

microverses is an electronic publisher of speculative flash fiction, poetry, and other tiny forms of storytelling. They have two different “venues” for publishing. Octavos is a venue for speculative poetry. They are only interested in poems that are less than 8 lines in total. According to their definition, a line must contain at least one…

Hiring and Firing Actors for My Novels

By Mark Marderosian When beginning my first draft, I can hear the characters relating their adventure to me and I type away furiously with no qualms about typos or spelling.  After the initial draft is when the fun work begins. I picture for the first time that I’m now hiring actors to play the roles…

September 7, 2020

26 Magazines that Publish Writing for Children and Teens

Most children’s book authors and young adult authors struggle with creating a history of previous publications – a useful task when trying to find an agent or publisher for their work. The following list of publishers are all looking for work aimed at teens and children. So, not only do you create a history of publication,…

September 3, 2020

Changelings: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Changelings is an e-publisher of erotic romance (not to be confused with erotica). This means that there should be “highly” erotic and romantic elements to the book. They ask that the relationships and endings are plot driven. They ask that a book ends happily ever after, or within the context of a series, happy for…

K-Zine: Now Accepting Submissions of Short Stories

This UK-based magazine is published in print and on Kindle. The goal of the magazine is to provide quality original genre fiction. The genres they publish are science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime. Length guidelines are 1,000-8,000 words. They usually publish around seven stories per issue. Their covers are very eighties-inspired but generally a lot…

COVID-19 and Publishing: A Fall Update

In early April we published an article about publishing and COVID-19. At the time everything was up in the air and not much was known, but the little that was, was shared. Now a little more is known. The books that were delayed in the spring are starting to be released and some are selling…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in September 2020

These literary magazines pay for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and they are a mix of genre and literary outlets. Not all of them are open through the month. Also see this list for markets open for brief submission periods in September, and this one for outlets open for themed submission calls. Broken PencilThis is a…