Issue Eighty-Six

Barricade Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Barricade Books is an independent print publisher of non-fiction manuscripts.  They are based out of New Jersey. They state explicitly on their site that they prefer books with a controversial element. Although that is not always the case, two of the recent books they published were Conversations with A Pedophile and I’ll Do My Own…

BALLOONS Lit. Journal (BLJ): Accepting Submissions

BALLOONS Lit. Journal (BLJ) is a brand new electronic literary journal of poetry, fiction and art that is primarily aimed at young readers aged around 10-16. They have a beautiful and easy to navigate website. BLJ is based out of Hong Kong. However they only publish English language writing. They are planning to publish their…

The Best Science Fiction Title

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

Quote of the Week

Writing Prompt: Down The Rabbit Hole

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is one of the most famous children books in the world. Even if you have not read the book you have most likely seen some adaptation or version of it. It is frequently adapted and highly influential. Like many other children’s books, the plot hinges on the character…

Five Great Children’s Book Publishers

These five children’s book publishers are all excellent. None of them require agents. Nor do they require illustrations. All they require are well written books aimed at children. Each of the publishers focus on different age groups, and some are looking for educational work, others are open to anything. Below we have written a brief…