Issue One Hundred Eighty Three

Free Spirit Publishing: Now Accepting Submissions

Free Spirit Publishing is an established publisher with good distribution. They publish primarily non-fiction, mostly curriculum based, where they have a number of niche focuses. They do publish fiction but only in the form of board books (aimed at infants to 4 year olds) and picture books (for ages 4 to 8) that focus on…

How to Write a Compelling Short Story

Written By Stephanie Norman Have you ever wondered what makes people so impressed by short stories? There is something magical about the ability of an author to capture so much wisdom in so few words. The sentences are magnetic. The reader may spend less than an hour with the story, but the effect will last…

LitMag: Now Seeking Submissions

LitMag is a biannual journal currently seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for print and online editions. According to their submissions page, they are most interested in “big minds, large hearts, and sharp pens.” The first online and print issues will be available in the winter and spring of 2017, respectively. Submission Process: Regardless of format,…