Issue Four Hundred Sixty Nine

Fayetteville Mafia Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Fayetteville Mafia Press is a small press that  specialize in pop culture, true crime, and sports books. Books they have published include A Screenwriters Companion, A World of Demons: The Villains of Doctor Who, and Cracking the Wire During Black Lives Matter. The press was founded in 2018, and they publish six to eight books…

Nixes Mate Review: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATE: On May 27th their Submittable closed to new submissions. We assume this is because they hit their Submittable cap on free submissions per month, because the website still states that they are open for submissions through the 15th of June. Please check back on the 1st of June, after Submittable re-sets for the month….

Reasons You Should Outline Your Novel (Even If You’re Not a Plotter)

By Ashley Taylor Clark If you’ve ever interacted with the online writing community, you’ve likely heard the terms “plotter,” “pantser,” and “plantser” thrown around. These shorthand terms group writers into categories based on one crucial part of their writing process — namely, whether or not they outline their novel before drafting. Regardless of which group…