November 16, 2017

Head of Zeus: Accepting Manuscripts Submissions

Head of Zeus is a UK based print publisher that was founded in early 2012. They publish a wide variety of work including non-fiction, literary fiction, general and genre fiction. They have a number of imprints and have good distribution in the UK. A number of the books they have published have been subsequently picked…

Tilde: Now Seeking Submissions

A project of Thirty West Publishing House, Tilde is a brand new print literary journal seeking fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for their first issue. Right now, they are accepting submissions through December 3. From its conception in 2015, Thirty West Publishing House has grown into a full-functioning small press. They produce handcrafted chapbooks and broadsides,…

5 Things That Happen When You Start Calling Yourself a Writer

By Elaine Mead There can be very set ‘wrong’ and ‘right’ ways of being a writer – or so we’re led to believe. Historically, you’d need to have a publishing agent, an editor, published works, and books on shelves before you might dare to use the word ‘writer’ to describe what you do. And that’s…

November 13, 2017

The Top 30 Publishers for New Authors

The writing market can be overwhelming, particularly for new authors who do not have a history of past publication. It is important to note that no legitimate established presses specifically look for unpublished authors.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, the publishers on…

November 9, 2017

Future Affairs Administration (FFA): Now Seeking Science Fiction Submissions

Future Affairs Administration (FFA), a science fiction publication produced in China, is seeking short stories, reviews, interviews, and articles. They are looking for time machines in story form—writing that takes us to new dimensions of time and space and challenges us to rethink our current perspectives. They are especially interested in stories that project the…

MB Publishing: Accepting Submissions

MB Publishing is a small press based out of Bethesda, Maryland. They focus on publishing children’s books and Judiaca (things pertaining to Jewish life and customs) also largely aimed at children. MB Publishing was founded over 5 years ago by Margie Blumberg as more or less a self-publishing operation. She still continues to publish her…

18 Awards for Children’s Books

By Anne E. Johnson When you’re trying to sell copies of your book or sell your own merits as a writer, it doesn’t hurt if you can describe yourself as an “award-winning author.” One way to earn that label is to snag a prize for a book you’ve already had published. There are plenty of…

November 6, 2017

32 Literary Journals that Pay

“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…

November 2, 2017

Angry Robot: Open to Manuscript Submissions

Angry Robot is a respected science fiction and fantasy publisher that occasionally dips into related genres (such as urban fantasy, steampunk, and horror). Angry Robot was originally funded by HarperCollins. They are now part of Watkins Media Ltd. They offer advances and good royalty rates. The contract they offer covers print, e-book, and audio book…

Ariel Chart: Now Seeking Submissions of Micro-Fiction and Poetry

Ariel Chart is seeking brief writing. Based in Australia, they publish short works of poetry and microfiction. Like most small things, tiny pieces of writing are often ignored in the publishing world. Ariel Chart hopes to help. They aim to champion meaningful literary works, no matter how small. You can read the work published on…