Issue Four Hundred Four

Deep Hearts YA: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Deep Hearts YA is a new publisher of fiction for young adults. They focus on publishing LBGTQ+ stories, in all genres and sub-genres, including aro and ace lead characters. They are primary a romance publisher, but romance does not have to be the main focus of the manuscript if self-empowerment or self-realization plays a central…

Stoneboat Literary Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Stoneboat Literary Journal is an established print and online publication based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, and graphic literature from both emerging and established authors. They’re seeking the best literature they can find in a wide variety of forms and styles. Since 2010, Stoneboat has been published twice a year, in…

How to Lose an Agent in Ten Seconds

By Katherine DeGilio While querying is an essential part of the traditionally published author’s journey, the process can begin to feel a lot like climbing a never-ending ladder. Every step up leads to more steps. There is a myriad of information on how to make the process easier. “How to Query” articles rule the internet,…