July 10, 2014

FaithWalk: Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Faithwalk is an independent publisher of Christian books. They try to publish a wide variety of books that will help people wherever they are in their spiritual journey. Faithwalk was founded in 2002 and now they have fairly wide distribution online, in traditional bookstores, and in Christian bookstores. Although they do not openly state how…

The Case for Chapbooks

Chapbooks are very small books, usually no more than 30 pages in length, 50 at the most. They frequently have no spine and are often bound with staples. They have been around for a long time, at least since the 16th century, when they were associated with fiction, but now they almost always function as…

July 9, 2014

Writing Prompt: Modern Tech in Ancient Times

              Today, technological devices are a part of our daily existence, especially for us writers. Telephones and fax machines were considered the ultimate in modern technology. Now they have taken a backseat to even more upgraded communication devices such as Skype, DVRs, and voice-activated writing software. Is there anything…

July 2, 2014

Burrow Press Review: Open to Submissions

Burrow Press Review is an online journal publishing one work of fiction or creative non-fiction each week. Since their start in 2011, they’ve gained a reputation for publishing work that ranks among the best new fiction and nonfiction. In 2013, creative non-fiction published in Burrow Press Review was selected as a Best of the Net…

Fractal: Open for Submissions

Fractal is an online literary magazine founded in 2012, edited by students at the University of Southern California. They publish poetry, fiction, and non-fiction with the aim of disturbing the status quo. They like writing that keeps people awake at night, and writing that romances readers with a love for language. Though unquestionably edgy, Fractal…

Quote of the Week

Writing Prompt: Rhyming Poem

Poems don’t have to rhyme anymore. They haven’t in a very long time. Still, every once in a while I encounter someone who believes that poems have to rhyme, that it is one of the requirements to writing a poem. Most of the time I write in free verse, without any rhymes except the occasional…

Oneworld Publishing: Accepting Book Proposals

Updated July 6th 2016 Oneworld Publishing is an independent print publisher. They were founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar, at the time they only published non-fiction. Now they publish over 100 books a year. They still publish non-fiction, but they also publish literary fiction.  Their books are widely…

2 Places To Take Online Writing Classes

Sometimes writers need feedback. Sometimes even the most gifted writers will be stuck at a certain point in their novel, or even their writing career. Sometimes a writer has been writing for years but has not had any formal training. Writing classes often provide writers with the feedback, inspiration, and motivation that they need. Of…