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Quirk Books: Now Seeking Book Manuscripts

This Philadelphia based press publishes just 25 books a year in a whole range of genres, from children’s books to nonfiction to science fiction. Unlike most publishers that tackle a large range of topics, Quirk books has a clear marketing plan and to a certain degree their books have a cohesive feel, because they all…

Territory: Now Seeking Submissions

Territory is a new online literary project that seeks to explore and defy the conceptual boundaries of maps. Though maps appear to be objective representations of the observable world, invariably they are crafted through the subjective lens of the mapmaker. What is revealed? What is concealed? What was never seen at all? Territory hopes to…

3 Essential Self-Publishing Skills Every Writer Should Develop

Written by Benjamin Cheah Successful self-published writers combine the skill sets of a writer and a publisher. The latter is often overlooked. This article focuses on three essential publishing skills self-published writers need to develop – before they publish their stories. Even if you’re not planning on self-publishing, having a solid grasp of these skills…