February 12, 2015

Naugutuck River Review: Now Accepting Poetry Submissions

Naugatuck  River Review (NRR) is a print and electronic literary journal that is focused on publishing narrative poems. A narrative poem is any poem that tells a story.  Now NRR is particularly interested in publishing poems with a compressed narrative, so a poem that tells a story in as little space as possible. The stories…

Big World Network: Now Accepting Submissions

UPDATED May 2017: They are not currently open to submissions, and they appear to be dealing with serious issues. If they do reopen to submissions I would approach with even more caution than previously advised.    Big World Network is a very unusual publisher that was founded in 2011. They release the stories they publish…

February 10, 2015

5 Reasons To Celebrate Being An Indie Author

Like a lot of indie authors out there, my publishing journey began with submissions and rejections. Not so long ago, this constant series of rebuttals would have been the end of the road for many books, but these days, thanks to self-publishing, it needn’t be. Becoming an indie author can provide hope to writers who…

February 9, 2015

Black & White Publishing: Accepting Submissions

Black & White Publishing was founded in 1995 and is now one of the largest Scottish publishers. They currently have over 200 books in print.  They are based in Scotland but they are open to publishing work by authors of any nationality or current geographic location. They have good distributor and are starting to break…

February 2, 2015

Why Do You Write?

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…