Issue One Hundred Sixty

Speaking Volumes: Now Seeking Book Queries

Speaking Volumes is an independent publisher based out of Naples, Florida. They started out just publishing Audio books, but now they also publish eBooks and paperbacks. At their About Us page, you can learn more about the company and the current staff. Their books are widely available and they publish a number of established authors….

Six Essential Tips For Submitting Your Work

If you have never sent your creative writing out to a literary journal before, the experience can be intimidating. Many productive writers try to avoid submitting; however there is no real way around it if you want to get your work out into the world. I have been submitting for six years now. After submitting…

Sonic Boom: Now Seeking Poetry Submissions

Sonic Boom, a new online journal of poetry and flash fiction, publishes “writing that explodes.”  That is, they publish writing that makes an impact, shakes the reader’s senses, and breaks the boundaries of genre. Avant-garde, conceptual, postmodern—like a sonic boom–their publication is a phenomenon of the moment. They publish various contemporary forms of poetry—experimental, free…

The Published Writer’s Vocabulary: 21 Words You Need To Know

There are many words and phrases associated with publishing. To a new author, or an experienced author new to publishing, it can seem a little overwhelming at first. This article focuses on defining  the most common terms associated with publishing. The article is organized alphabetically. If you have any questions, comments, or additional words that…