September 16, 2019

18 Literary Markets Accepting Reprints Now – September 2019

These are publishers of short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are open for reprints now, and many of them pay writers. Details about payment are added where relevant. None of them charge a submission fee. Here they are, in no particular order. All are currently open for submissions, although a few might close soon. Best…

September 12, 2019

Enclave Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Enclave was formerly known Marcher Lord Press, which was founded by Jeff Gerke in 2008. Enclave was bought and rebranded by a Christian Fiction agent named Steve Laube in 2014. It was sold to the newly-formed Gilead in 2016 but Steve Laube continues to be the publisher. There is a conflict of interest when an…

Moria: Now Seeking Submissions

Moria is an online literary magazine produced by an all-student editorial team at Woodbury University in Los Angeles. Artfully conceived and beautifully designed, this new publication is drawing authors and readers from across the globe. They publish both emerging and established writers, and they’re interested in a wide variety of styles and themes. To get…

A Professional Editor’s Perspective on Novelettes and Novellas

Wendy S. Delmater You may be one of a number of authors who finds themselves writing at the novella or novelette length. What is a novella or a novelette? Here are the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s definition of what constitutes a short story, novelette, novella or novel. It is based on the…

What Not to Do: Who, What, Or Why?

Wendy S. Delmater As a writer you want your readers fully immersed in your world, as seen through the eyes of a character that they fully identify with. The very last thing you want to do is break the reader’s trance state.  This is the first in a series of articles where I’ll use the…

September 9, 2019

Why and Where You Should Start Submitting Your Writing This September

“I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged… I had poems which were re-written so many times I suspect it was just a way of avoiding sending them out.” Erica Jong Starting to submit your work to literary journals is a hard task.  Before you…

September 5, 2019

Microcosm: Accepting Nonfiction Submissions

Microcosm is a Portland-based publisher that specializes in nonfiction DIY (Do-It-Yourself) goods that focus on the reader and teach self-empowerment. They are on Powell’s 24 of Our Favorite Small Presses list. . The authors they publish have to have expertise and lived experience in the subject area they write about. They are looking for work…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in September 2019

These literary markets are open during September 2019, although not all of them are open throughout the month. They’re a mix of literary and genre markets, and they all pay writers. Broken Pencil This is a Canadian publication of zine culture and independent arts. They are currently open for fiction submissions via Submittable, and for…

September 3, 2019

Nightingale & Sparrow: Now Seeking Submissions

Nightingale & Sparrow is a print and online journal publishing writing that “takes the earthly and makes it ethereal.” They’re looking poetry and prose that soars. Each themed issue is available online, so you can get a sense of their style by reading past publications. Right now through September 15, Nightingale & Sparrow is seeking…