Baby Issue One

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…

6 Cover Letter Mistakes That Can Ruin The Chance of Publication

As the editor of a literary magazine and chapbook press, I read a lot of query letters – and I mean a lot. Last year the total number of submissions received was over two thousand, not including chapbook proposals or microfiction submissions. After reading through that many cover letters year after year, I’ve started to…

How to Develop a Good Writing Habit

Habits make up almost half the actions we do every day. They are certain things that we do so often that we feel the reward of completing them even before we do so. Charles Duhigg, a reporter for the New York Times wrote a great book about habits called The Power of Habit. That book…

How to Know If You Are Really a Writer

They say that everyone has at least one good book in them. Does that make you a writer? Or is it more than that? Is it something you decide to be, something you learn to be, or something you have always been whether you liked it or not? The following statements are what I believe…

10 Journals that Accept Reprints

Publishing your work is wonderful. However, once you have published a short story or a poem once, most literary journals are not interested in publishing it. After all it has already been published elsewhere. But the more a poem or short story is published the more exposure it gets. A number of my poems have…