Issue Two Hundred Sixty Four

Artisan Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Artisan focuses on publishing visual-heavy nonfiction books. The visuals themselves vary between photography, illustration, or graphic design, but the idea is that these books communicate ideas and lessons because of their strong visual components. Most of the books, including Artisan’s first bestseller The French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller, include all three components. They are…

Abstract: Now Seeking Submissions

Abstract is an online fine arts journal edited by JL Jacobs, a graduate of Brown’s MFA program and a former nominee for Poet Laureate of Oklahoma. Abstract showcases a wide variety of work in a range of artistic mediums. They are seeking writing by both emerging and established authors from around the world. In addition…

Making Connections: Marketing Tips for Writers

By Richard Billing Marketing is perhaps one of the trickiest parts of the writing process. You’ve just spent months writing a book, the last thing you want to do is slave away on the web trying to unlock the magic code of getting it noticed. I’ve tried various things—paid ads, joining forums and groups, going…