Issue Four Hundred Forty Five

Berkley (an Imprint of Penguin Random House): Accepting Manuscript Submissions Through January 9th

Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House is having an open reading period from December 7th, 2021 through January 9th, 2022. They are seeking full-length adult novels in the following genres: romance, women’s fiction, mystery, suspense and thrillers, horror, science fiction, and fantasy.  This is the first time they’ve run this program, although they’ve made…

Agapanthus Collective: Now Seeking Submissions

Agapanthus Collective is an online literary journal of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. They aim to showcase a broad range of voices, and they especially like to spotlight authors from marginalized communities. They publish both English and multilingual writing, including work in Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Japanese, and French. They also accept translations. Agapanthus…

3 Effective Ways to Boost Your Writing Productivity

By Abdulraheem Jameel Ango It is a not-so-hidden secret that writing takes more than just the ability to write. The ability to write, ideas, resources, all these are part of the ecosystem of writing; the largest and arguably most important part of this ecosystem is productivity. Productivity is simply the act of producing quality work…