August 31, 2015

Blue Bonnet Review

UPDATE: The Blue Bonnet Review is temporarily closed to new submissions. We apologize for the inconvenience. Blue Bonnet Review is a literary journal based out of Houston, Texas. They are based out of Texas but they encourage individuals around the world to submit.  They publish poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. They also publish works in Spanish,…

August 27, 2015

Author Interview: S.T. Underdahl

Author Overview: S.T. Underdahl is an accomplished author who began her writing career 11 years ago. In that time three of her novels have been published by Flux publishing, a Young Adult (YA) imprint of Llewellyn Worldwide, and the fourth, she self-published. In this interview the author discusses the intricacies of getting an agent, offers…

August 26, 2015

Three Common Submission Mistakes

I have been a contest reader, a magazine editor, a literary journal editor, and an e-book editor. In that time I have rejected thousands of poems, articles, short stories, and a couple hundred book manuscripts. In this time I have also accepted a small number of exceptional work. This of course is nothing compared to…

WITNESS Impulse: Now Accepting Book Manuscripts

WITNESS Impulse is a digital first imprint of Harper Collins. They publish a wide variety of mystery novels, including digital editions by some of the most famous mystery writers of all time, including my personal favorite Agatha Christie. However, they also publish new and emerging authors. It is important to note that usually publish print…

August 20, 2015

Increase Your Productivity With A Writing Routine

There’s a particular nugget of wisdom about writing that, over the past few years, I’ve stumbled across again and again. This oft-repeated bit of advice crops up in books, blogs, websites, manuals and articles. It’s even at the heart of the ever-more-popular annual frenzy that is National Novel Writing Month. You’ve almost certainly heard it…

August 13, 2015

Smartish Pace: Now Accepting Poetry

Smartish Pace is a print literary journal that focuses on publishing quality poems by emerging and established poets. They are open to submissions year round. It takes them about 8 months to respond to most submissions. Each issue has well chosen cover art. They publish a number of poems as well as reviews, interviews, and…

August 12, 2015

SOFTBLOW: Now Accepting Poetry

SOFTBLOW is an online literary journal based out of Singapore that publishes only English language poetry. They publish work by three poets every month. SOFTBLOW usually publishes 3-5 poems per poet, and they are placed on the same page, underneath the author’s biography. SOFTBLOW is a good place to submit to because a lot of…

Lacewing Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Warning: Lacewing Books Now Charges a Submission Fee Lacewing Books is an imprint of Engine Books, an established small publisher of works of literary merit, including novels and short story collections. Lacewing Books is a new imprint and has only been around for a couple of years now. They are interested in publishing YA novels…

August 11, 2015

Ellechor Publishing: Now Accepting Submissions

Ellechor Publishing is a Christian publisher of print and electronic books. They have good distribution, both online and in brick and mortar stores. They started in 2009, but they seem to have improved over time in terms of distribution and cover design. They publish Christian fiction and non-fiction. Ellechor Publishing also has a vanity publishing…