May 23, 2019

Carrel Books: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

Carrel Books is a non-fiction imprint of Skyhorse Publishing. They have major distribution and while Skyhorse’s past reputation has been a little mixed, they seem to be doing well for a while now. Carrel Books was founded in 2014. It’s an unusual imprint because, while its books are available for purchase from the public, they…

SICK: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new magazine written by people experiencing chronic illness and disability, SICK is seeking submissions for online publication. They publish thoughtful writing on a wide variety of topics: arts, culture, politics, feminism, lifestyle, sports, music, literature, and more. SICK hopes to showcase the unique perspectives of people experiencing chronic illness and disability, in relation to…

9 Free Writing Contests

Natalia Bulat The following 9 fee free writing contests are divided into two categories, fiction and non-fiction. All contests offer cash prizes. Fiction 1. Drue Heinz Literature Prize. They consider unpublished manuscripts of short stories, two or more novellas (length of a novella is up to 130 pages) or a combination of a novella (novellas)…

May 20, 2019

20 Approachable Literary Journals

If you are just starting to submit your work to literary journals, or perhaps you just want to avoid rejection, this list is for you. All of the literary journals in this list accept around half of what is submitted to them. So the odds of your work being accepted just went up. These are…

May 16, 2019

Angry Robot: Open to Manuscript Submissions

Angry Robot is a respected science fiction and fantasy publisher that occasionally dips into related genres (such as urban fantasy, steampunk, and horror). Angry Robot was originally funded by HarperCollins. They are now part of Watkins Media Ltd. They offer advances and good royalty rates. The contract they offer covers print, e-book, and audio book…

Terra Preta Review: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new online journal that pays contributors, Terra Preta Review is seeking poetry, translations, creative non-fiction, craft essays, literary reviews, art, collages, and photography for their second edition, scheduled for publication in September. Terra Preta is named after an uncommonly rich Amazonian soil, formed from ancient indigenous trash heaps. Just as Terra Preta’s fertility arises…

How to Network with Other Authors

Kia Carrington-Russell It can be daunting to meet and network with fellow writers and authors. Especially, when you are new to the community. With these few tips, you will realize it’s not as scary as it initially seems, and you’ll be in a supportive group and network in no time. The easiest and most immediate…

May 13, 2019

19 Publishers that Accept Science Fiction or Fantasy Novels

Most of these publishers are interested in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Some publish just one of these genres.  Others publish many genres and types of books, science fiction and fantasy just being one genre among many. Some are small companies, others are imprints of major publishing houses. They are not listed in any particular order….

May 9, 2019

Eraserhead Press: Open to Submissions of Bizarro Fiction

Eraserhead Press is a small publisher based out of Portland, Oregon that focuses on publishing Bizarro Fiction. Be sure you are familiar with the genre before submitting.  They are not interested in any work cannot be categorized as Bizarro. They are a print and e-Book publisher. Eraserhead Press was established in 1999. They have a…

Tiny Flames Press: Now Seeking Submissions

An online space for “Divine Creators.” Established in 2018, Tiny Flames Press is seeking poetry, fiction, and nonfiction born from fiery bellies and blazing hearts. They’re burning for mysteries and moons, flaming loves and open wounds. You can get a sense of their style by reading their journal online. Tiny Flames Press publishes new content…