Issue Four Hundred Nine

Deep Desires Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

Deep Desires is a press that publishes Romance and Erotic Romance. Deep Desires Press was founded 2016 by a group of authors and editors, including bestselling erotica author Cameron D. James, in addition to editors that have worked on bestselling erotica and erotic romance books. The founders also have substantial self-publishing experience. As they put…

Montana Mouthful: Now Seeking Submissions

Montana Mouthful publishes short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—just a mouthful at a time. Launched by a small collective of Montanan authors, this digital and print journal has grown to include work from around the globe. They publish both emerging and established authors. Montana Mouthful publishes three issues each year. They offer a free digital edition,…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in April 2021

These markets pay for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are a mix of literary and genre markets, and not all are open throughout the month. Translunar Travelers LoungeThe editors of this speculative fiction magazine want fun stories. Their guidelines say, “A fun story, at its core, is one that works on the premise that things…

Writing Letters to the Editor: A Great Exercise for Any Writer

by Ellen Levitt   Savvy, enterprising writers look for publishing opportunities all over the place, and there are always opportunities for writing letters to editors. While it’s rare to receive monetary payment for this sort of writing, there are many reasons to undertake this exercise. Newspapers, magazines, journals — either online or in-print — offer many…

Announcing the Seventh and Eighth Winners of the Authors Publish Fund for Writers

In September 2020, we started a new fund for literary journals. You can learn all about this fund here. We selected the recipient of the fund using a random number generator. We are announcing the winners of both the March and April fund today. Thank you to everyone who has applied. Journals who have already…