August 17, 2017

How to Write a Successful Query Letter

You have completed your first novel. You have edited it a number of times. Perhaps you have paid an editor to help you revise it.  You have already put a considerable amount of work into it, but it is not a book yet, it’s still a manuscript, not to be found in bookstores, but on…

A New Way to Find Fee Free Markets

At Authors Publish we focus on giving more in depth reviews of literary journals, all fee free, of course. Although, if you submit frequently our listings will not be enough publications for you to submit to. Some authors send submissions to as many as 40 publications at once. Many of the literary journal listing services,…

August 14, 2017

38 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…

August 10, 2017

CALAMITY: Now Seeking Poetry Submissions

A new online journal of poetry of art, CALAMITY seeks to broadcast all things strange, novel, urgent, and disastrous. They want readers to be shaken and confused, disquieted and embarrassed. They like ghosts, middle fingers, and accidents. They like to fall apart. They want to laugh and cry, maybe at the same time. The best…

Barron’s Educational Services: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Most people who have studied for a test like the SAT or the GRE own a book published by Barron’s, if only because they bought one of their many test prep books. That is what Barron’s Educational Services is best known for and the reason it was founded in 1939. However, in recent years they…

August 7, 2017

17 Themed Calls for Submissions (Short Stories, Poetry, Essays)

There is a variety of topics and genres for writers to submit in – and the themes include mental illness, villains, both real and imaginary, sea terrors, gender and artificial intelligence, facets of Chinese cities, stories set in cellars and around mysterious stairs in the woods, writing by older women, about queer families and about…

August 3, 2017

Dream Pop Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand new online quarterly of experimental writing, Dream Pop Journal, is now seeking submissions for their first issue. Their style is akin to that of songwriters such as Liz Fraser and the Cocteau Twins, and the composer Wim Mertens. They like non-narrative writing, and they admire artists who transcend formal expectations to create languages…

August 2, 2017

The Extreme Writing Habits of 5 Famous Authors

I have long been fascinated by writing habits of authors. In part, because I don’t really have very many habits. I can write anywhere, under most circumstances. I do prefer a computer to paper and a pen, but that is only because I am a much faster typist. Although I have tried setting up ritualized…