April 12, 2018

Ripple Grove Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Ripple Grove Press is a newer family-run children’s book publisher based out of Portland. They focus on publishing original, beautifully illustrated children’s books. Their website is clear and transparent. It lists their distributor and their literary agent for other publishers interested in translating their work. The website is easy to navigate and focuses on selling…

April 9, 2018

20 Publishers with Excellent Distribution That Accept Unsolicited Submissions

All of the publishers on this list sell thousands of copies of physical books. All of them have books that are available not just at stores near you, but at libraries as well, because they have good distributors. If you want your novel or book to have a good chance of being placed on bookshelves…

April 5, 2018

Roane Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Updated April 2019: Website non-functioning. Consider defunct. Roane Publishing is a romance publisher that focuses on work ranging from sweet to spicy. Roane now also publishes erotica and fantasy. No romance element is required in their fantasy books. They are open to most sub-genres of fantasy including “Epic, Sword and Sorcery, Steampunk, Urban Fantasy, Dystopian,…

Soft Cartel: Now Seeking Submissions of Poetry and Prose

Soft Cartel, an online magazine of poetry and prose, believes that literature can have a life—and that it can even have fun. They like playful experiments and heartfelt dashes into the unknown. They’re tired of worn-out stories and exclusionary, high-fiving cliques. They’re open—to brand new experiences and submissions to match. Soft Cartel accepts submissions all…

Why You Need to Follow the Guidelines

Wendy S. Delmater Every market has what are called guidelines, often on a Submissions or Guidelines tab or page. So what are guidelines? Guidelines are a set of rules put together for the benefit of editors, to make their lives easier. They are also for writers, to give them a better chance of getting published….

April 2, 2018

Authors Publish Turns Five!

Authors Publish started five years ago today. To celebrate, I am going to share 5 of our most helpful Special Issue articles. Before I do that, I am going to talk a little bit about the journey Authors Publish and I have taken in the last five years. When I started Authors Publish, it was…