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Reycraft Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Their mission is to create books of interest for all children. Founded by Sera Reycraft, a Korean who immigrated to the United States as a child, they mostly focus on publishing diverse books from underrepresented communities, particularly by #ownvoices authors. What they publish covers an interesting and vibrant range, from the story of a girl…

MudRoom: Now Seeking Submissions

MudRoom is an online literary journal that exists “somewhere between where you’ve come from and where you’re going.” Like a mudroom where guests kick off their dirty shoes before entering a clean house, it’s a liminal space, a transition, a place for all things mucky and mundane. MudRoom aims to include all authors, emerging and…

The Problem With Inspiration (And What to Do About It)

By Karen Hanson Stuyck                                                                                       Every writer knows that exhilarating moment when inspiration hits. Aha! Eureka! All those unconnected thoughts at last are woven together into a cogent—quite possibly brilliant—narrative. You dash to your computer or the closest piece of paper to capture the flood of words. After so many unsuccessful attempts, the story seems…

Truth and Reconciliation Day – September 30th

As some of our readers know, Authors Publish has been based in Canada for the last four years, though I am a dual citizen of  Canada and the United States. Today, for the first time, Canada honors National Truth and Reconciliation Day, as a federal holiday. The day honors the lost children and survivors of…