Issue Four Hundred Eleven

The Good Book Company: Now Accepting Book Proposals

“We are an evangelical publishing house that stand on the fundamental truths of the Christian faith, for example, the IFES/UCCF/Intervarsity basis of faith. We are also corporate members of the Evangelical Alliance.” As such they are not interested in views outside of the Christian Evangelical movement. However, within that area they publish resources for evangelism,…

Honeyguide: Now Seeking Submissions

Honeyguide is dedicated to exploring the relationship between humans and animals. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about the human-animal bond, and they’re also interested in writing that gives voice to the animal perspective. They’re not looking for simple, sappy animal stories. They want layered, nuanced writing that explores the complexities of human-animal relationships. Honeyguide…

How Strong Is Your Narrative Arc?

Holly Garcia When I first started writing fiction, I thought it was as simple as having a good idea. Sure, there would be characters involved in a particular setting. The plot I had in mind would send my readers on a journey, but once I got deeper into crafting my work, I realized how important…