May 28, 2015

22 Romance Publishers That Accept Submissions Without an Agent

As ebook readers have grown more popular, the publishing market has changed significantly. This has had a huge impact on the self-publishing industry. The media talks about this shift all the time. However, they often neglect to mention the huge impact it has had on the romance publishing industry. There are so many more romance…

50-Word Short Stories: Now Accepting Submissions

An approachable market for writers at any stage, 50-Word Stories publishes microfiction stories of exactly 50 words. With so few words to play with, writers are challenged to make intentional choices so their stories can still have traditional beginnings, middles, and ends, in addition to plots, character development, and pace. In providing guidance for contributors,…

Memoirabilia: Now Accepting Submissions

Memoirabilia is a new journal for writers who are interested in or have already written their memoirs. Both print and an e-version of the magazine are available for purchase from its website. Each issue contains tips and suggestions on how to get started and stay motivated. These short informative articles, written by established memoir writers,…

10 Respected Publishers of Science Fiction Short Stories

The following 10 magazines and journals focus on publishing science fiction. Some also are interested in publishing horror, fantasy, and speculative fiction, as well as poetry, but the main focus remains on Science Fiction. All of these journals are highly respected, many have been around for a long time. All of the following journals pay…

May 21, 2015

Haiku Journal: an Approachable Haiku Market

Founded over four years ago, Haiku Journal publishes traditional haiku poetry. Because they want every poem to “appear clean” in honor of the tradition, poems are published with an emphasis on minimalism. This means that published poems will remain untitled, though appropriately attributed to the poets. The editor, Glenn Lyvers, writes that, like many of…

May 19, 2015

Avon Impulse: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Avon Romance is a romance imprint of HarperCollins. Avon Impulse is their digital first imprint and they publish primarily new authors because of this. If your book does well in terms of digital sales and it is over 25,000 words in length it will receive a print run and receive good distribution. Books that receive…

May 18, 2015

Monthly Feature: Publication Announcements from Our Readers

In this article we are proud  to feature three writers who found publishers for their manuscript through reviews in Authors Publish Magazine. Has your work been published by a literary journal or a manuscript publisher after reading a review published by Authors Publish? Please email us at support@authorspublish.com. Make sure to include a link to…

May 8, 2015

The Top 20 Publishers for New Authors

Updated April 26th 2017 If you are a new author with very little previous publication experience the writing market can seem overwhelming.  It is important to note that no legitimate established presses specifically look for unpublished authors. The presses on this list were chosen because they have published a number of debut books before. Also…

Glimmer Train: Closing to Submissions on May 31st

Glimmer Train exclusively publishes fiction. It was started by two sisters in 1999. Work originally published in Glimmer Train is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, New Stories from the Midwest, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South, Best of the West, and Best American…

May 7, 2015

A Quiet Courage: Publishing Microfiction and Poetry

A Quiet Courage is an online literary journal. In their own words they focus on publishing “compelling, poignant, memorable, and well-written microfiction and poetry in 100 words or less.” The title of the piece is not counted towards the overall word count. They publish new work as soon as they accept it. For this reason…