May 30, 2022

51 Traditional Children’s Book Publishers Seeking Submissions – No Agent Required

All of the publishers on this list publish children’s books. Some just publish picture books, some publish only middle-grade fiction, and some publish a wide variety of genres aimed at adults as well. Some are looking for educational work, others are open to anything. A number of these publishers are large and established. Others are…

May 26, 2022

Fayetteville Mafia Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Fayetteville Mafia Press is a small press that  specialize in pop culture, true crime, and sports books. Books they have published include A Screenwriters Companion, A World of Demons: The Villains of Doctor Who, and Cracking the Wire During Black Lives Matter. The press was founded in 2018, and they publish six to eight books…

Nixes Mate Review: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATE: On May 27th their Submittable closed to new submissions. We assume this is because they hit their Submittable cap on free submissions per month, because the website still states that they are open for submissions through the 15th of June. Please check back on the 1st of June, after Submittable re-sets for the month….

Reasons You Should Outline Your Novel (Even If You’re Not a Plotter)

By Ashley Taylor Clark If you’ve ever interacted with the online writing community, you’ve likely heard the terms “plotter,” “pantser,” and “plantser” thrown around. These shorthand terms group writers into categories based on one crucial part of their writing process — namely, whether or not they outline their novel before drafting. Regardless of which group…

May 23, 2022

29 Magazines that Publish Writing for Children and Teens

Most children’s and young adult book 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,…

May 19, 2022

Remington Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Remington Review is an established online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They’re looking for the best up-and-coming authors in each genre. While they publish a wide variety of forms and styles, they’re looking for brave, evocative writing that elicits emotion. You can get a sense their style by reading Remington Review online. Remington Review…

Pelican Children’s Books: Now Accepting Book Queries

Pelican Children’s Books has always been an imprint of Pelican Publishing. In 2019 Arcadia Publishing purchased Pelican Publishing, and now Pelican Children’s Books is an imprint of Arcadia. Pelican Children’s Books is based in New Orleans, as it always has been, and they’ve published a lot of regional children’s books, although they are open to…

Opportunities Open to Submissions From Historically Underrepresented Voices this May

This list of publishers meet our guiding principles, but are only open to free submissions from historically underrepresented writers. Some of these publications are open to a wide range of writers including writers of color, gender non-conforming and LGBTQ+ writers, and those living with disabilities. Some have limited definitions and are only interested in work…

Why You Should Find A Writing Partner, Where To Get One, And How To Make It Work

By Nicole Bloomfield As writers, we get used to producing work under no one’s watchful eyes other than our own. It is a solitary hobby, but one that we greatly enjoy (for some, the seclusion may even be part of the appeal). However, that doesn’t mean we always need to be alone in our journey….

May 17, 2022

Tips to Consider When Searching for Beta Readers

By Aliya Hall Beta readers are an integral part of the editing process. Their critiques help writers determine what sections work and what sections need more attention, but not every beta reader can provide the exact feedback you’re looking for. When you’re putting together a beta reading team, you’re trying to find readers that offer…