October 13, 2016

Lady: Now Seeking Submissions by Female Authors

Lady is an online literary magazine of fiction, young adult fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry written by women. They publish writing by authors of all ages and backgrounds, showcasing the infinite nuances of female experience. At Lady, they hope to give all women the opportunity to share their stories—sad and happy, pretty and ugly, fun,…

October 10, 2016

How To Plot A Novel

I often said that writers are of two types. There is the architect, which is one type. The architect, as if designing a building, lays out the entire novel at a time. He knows how many rooms there will be or what a roof will be made of or how high it will be, or…

Thirty Literary Journals That Pay Their Authors

“It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.” W.H. Auden As someone who makes their living writing about writing and publishing, I can attest to how truthful Auden’s quote is. It is hard making a…

October 6, 2016

HarperLegend: An Imprint of Harper Collins Is Now Accepting Submissions

UPDATE January 2018 – Their web page is back! They do not seem to be currently open to submissions, but appear ready to reopen. HarperLegend is a digital first imprint from HarperOne which is itself an imprint of Harper Collins. What I mean by digital first is that they publish an eBook and then if…

Hermeneutic Chaos Press: Now Accepting Submissions for Milk Teeth, An Anthology

Milk Teeth is an anthology forthcoming from Hermeneutic Chaos Press, an independent, queer-friendly, feminist press based in Australia. Eclectic and evocative, the work published by Hermeneutic Chaos Press questions the boundaries of awareness and thought, and its expression in language. Right now, they are seeking submissions for their upcoming anthology, Milk Teeth, a collection of…

October 3, 2016

21 Publishers Seeking Young Adult Manuscripts

Young adult is one of my favorite genres to read now, even though when I was a young adult myself, I really struggled finding good books. These days the young adult genre is profitable, diverse, and covers a wide variety of genres, from science fiction to romance and everything in between. A lot of young…