June 29, 2015

Great Old Ones

UPDATE May 2017: Just based on the lack of updated on their site, I suspect they are now defunct, but have not been able to find additional information. Great Old Ones is a newer e-book and print on demand publisher that focuses on publishing horror, but also publishes science fiction, steam punk, and fantasy. I…

June 25, 2015

Five: Now Accepting Poems

Five is an electronic poetry journal that has a very specific mission. Instead of publishing a large number of poets in each issue, they publish just five poet’s work per issue. However, they publish five poems by each of the five poets they publish. Five publishes one issue per month. They have a fairly high…

June 23, 2015

Letter From The Editors

Dear Readers, As some of you know Authors Publish is run by a husband and wife team, Jacob and Caitlin Jans. We have been happily running Authors Publish for over two years. We are both writers who want to be able to help other writers navigate the strange world of publishing. Most of the time…

Wattpad: A Source of Support for Young Writers

I joined Wattpad two years ago. When my first novel was recently released, I was looking for more ways to promote it and get my name out there. I knew nothing about Wattpad until I read an article by a young adult author who credited this site with an increase in her following. It made…

June 18, 2015

94 Creations: Now Accepting Submissions of Short Stories, Essays, and Poetry

94 Creations is a print literary journal that publishes two issues every year. They publish short stories, non-fiction, and poetry, by new and emerging authors. The work they gravitate towards is gritty and offbeat. 94 Creations is based out of  Louisville, Kentucky. They are open to submissions from June 1st till August 31st. Work submitted…

How To Fail Miserably With Self-Publishing

I’ve seen indie authors who’ve done nearly everything right except for one thing. These authors have poured their hearts and souls into their book projects. Their prose sings. They have an amazing book cover and interior design. They have good editing. Yet too many of these books will never reach their sales potential. In fact,…

June 11, 2015

Advice From Other Authors I’m Glad I Finally Listened To

As an independently published writer I follow a lot of social media pages about writing, and more specifically, promoting your writing. I expect most ‘indie’ or self-published writers do the same. We are all searching for the holy grail of advice, the top tips to success that have so far eluded us. I read anything…

Triangle Square: Now Accepting Children’s Book Submissions

Triangle Square is an imprint of Seven Stories Press that focuses on publishing young adult novels and children’s books. Seven Stories Press is an independent publisher that is well respected and has been around for twenty years. Their books are distributed by Random House. You can read our full review of Seven Stories Press, here….

Crooked Cat: Now Accepting eBook Submissions

Updated January 3rd 2017 Crooked Cat is a multi-genre e-book publisher, that has five imprints focusing on a variety of subjects, covering the range from young adult to mystery. They are based in the UK and have previously published over eighty books. The six imprints are: Black Line (crime, thriller, or mystery) Red Line (women’s…

June 8, 2015

Harlequin: Now Accepting Submissions.

Last Updated June 2017 Harlequin is easily the most famous romance only publisher out there. In fact, their name was synonymous with romance novel when I was growing up. They have wide distribution, from grocery stores to bookstores. They are everywhere. Most of the famous romance writers, including Mercedes Lackey and Nora Roberts got their…