Baby Number Two Issue Five

The Parliament House Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

The Parliament House is a small eBook and print press started in 2016.  They specialize in fantasy, including paranormal, contemporary, and urban. Their website is well designed and the covers are well designed and market appropriate. They seem active on social media and more focused on recruiting readers than writers. The fantasy novels they tend…

CircleShow: Now Seeking Submissions

The heart of Seven CirclePress, CircleShow is a print publication of poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and nonfiction. Since 2008, they’ve published both emerging and established authors within the independent literary scene. They don’t adhere to a particular aesthetic, but they’re drawn to unifying perspectives that promote community and meaningful interaction. You can download a PDF…

4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting Your Poetry Published

By John Dorroh I wrote my first full-length novel when I was 22 and received at least that many rejections before I put it to bed forever. Last summer, 40 years later, I pulled it out of the bottom of a moldy cardboard box, cleaned it off and read it. My hats off to the…