January 29, 2015

The Best Original Novel Title

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

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Cricket: Now Open To Submissions

Cricket is actually a publication I grew up reading. It was founded in 1973 by Marianne Carus, whose intent was to create “The New Yorker for children.” It is primary a print publication aimed at 9-14 year olds and it is published some very established and respected  authors over the years including Ursula K. Le…

Crimson Cloak: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Crimson Cloak Publishing is now open to submissions and is seeking submissions of any genre except erotica, so romance writers take note of that exception.  Crimson Cloak Publishing accepts submissions from seasoned authors as well as those from new emerging authors.  It doesn’t matter how experienced an author is, only that they are great writers…

January 28, 2015

The Truth About Poetry Manuscripts

Novelists and non-fiction writers face a lot of hurdles on their road to publication, but they are very different than the ones faced by poets. The major hurdle that poets face is reading and contest fees. I always tell writers looking to publish fiction or non-fiction that they should never pay a traditional publisher.  I…

January 23, 2015

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January 22, 2015

Writing Contest: Invent A Word

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

Two Genre Fiction Anthologies Open For Submissions

Anthologies are a great way to get your foot in the door with a publisher, they generally have pretty good distribution, and some are even taught in classrooms. One of the anthologies is looking for mystery stories and the other is looking for speculative fiction pieces. An Anthology of Destination Mysteries published by Darkhouse is…

Pith: A New Journal Open To Submissions

Pith is a brand new online literary journal that has just opened to submissions from poets and writers. Their first issue is forthcoming later this year. They have a fun website and some interesting details about what they are looking for. They feel very contemporary and are looking to publish unusual work. Pith publishes poems,…

January 19, 2015

DAW: Now Open to Manuscript Submissions

DAW is an imprint of Penguin that is open to manuscript submissions from authors without an agent. This is unusual and a great opportunity. DAW is a highly respected publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy. DAW has published authors such as Marion Zimmer Bradley and Roger Zelazny. DAW has published many bestselling books and they…