Issue Five Hundred Fifty

SPRY Lit: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated December 21st, 2023: They have temporarily closes to submissions, probably after hitting caps. Please check back in at the start of the next month. SPRY Lit is open to submissions of fiction, creative-nonfiction, and poetry, as well as art. You can  get a good feeling for what they have are interested, by reading their…

Icon Books: Now Accepting Book Proposals

Icon books is an adult non-fiction publisher that was founded in 1992. You can get a good feel for the books they publish here. The books they publish tend to fall into the following categories, Biography and Memoir, Business and Self Help, History and Current Affairs, Lifestyle and Travel, Literature & Language, Philosophy, Popular Culture,…

The 5 Dos and Don’ts of Self-Promotion for Authors

By Ellie Matama Writing a book is an accomplishment because it takes a lot out of you. By the time you finish, you will have invested a lot of effort and time. But completing your book is only the beginning of the struggle because books don’t sell themselves. Below are some basics of self-promotion. 1. …

Opportunities for Historically Underrepresented Writers This December

This list of publishers meet our guiding principles, but are only open to free submissions from historically underrepresented writers or focus on publishing content produced by 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….

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