Issue One Hundred Ninety Two

Forever Yours: Now Accepting Book Submissions

Forever is the romance imprint of Grand Central Publishing. Grand Central Publishing is an imprint of the Hachette Book Group, one of the big five publishers. Forever Yours is the digital sister of Forever, they focus on publishing unagented authors, and often publish authors without a publication history. They publish eBooks, but they an option…

Fairy Tale Review: Accepting Submissions

Fairy Tale Review is a yearly journal in search of new spins on old fairy tales. They opened for submissions on January 1, and they close to submissions on March the 31st 2017. Since 2005, Fairy Tale Review has sought fiction and nonfiction stories, essays, and translations. The journal is edited through the University of Arizona’s…

Query Etiquette: Lessons I’ve Learned From Literary Agents

Sixteen years ago I received a request for a full manuscript from UK literary agent Laetitia Rutherford. The manuscript was my first serious complete work of literary fiction and I was blinded by excitement. Ms. Rutherford was kind enough to send me line edits on the entire manuscript. She even called me from the UK…