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December 5, 2019

Blue Moon Publishers: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Blue Moon is a boutique Canadian Publisher. They focus on publishing Literary Fiction and Women’s Fiction, as well as Young Adult and Middle Grade works. The stories they publish span various genres including contemporary, historical, mystery, science fiction, and fantasy. Blue Moon also doesn’t really have distribution. They work with Ingram, which means that their…

Press Pause Press: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated Dec 6th 2019: We are no longer recommending submitting to them. Before our review was published they were open to fee free submissions. In a reaction to the review, within hours they switched over to charging for all submissions. We apologize for the inconvenience. Press Pause Press is a new online literary magazine committed…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in December 2019

These magazines pay for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and are a mix of literary and genre markets. Not all of them are open through the month. LampLight This is a magazine of dark fiction, both short stories and flash fiction. They want work that is dark, literary – creepy, weird, and unsettling. Their guidelines say,…

The Top Three Reasons Authors Need a Writing Community

By Kathryn Haueisen “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King Writing by committee is sheer torture for me. Leave me alone until I’ve written what’s been swirling around in my mind, keeping me awake by night and leading me to ignore real people because…

November 26, 2019

Schaffner Press: Open to Manuscript Queries

Schaffner is an established press with distribution through IPG. They publish literary fiction, short fiction collections, and crime fiction. They also publish a wide variety of non-fiction including memoir, autobiography, biography, journalistic expose or narrative, true crime, art, culture, pop culture, world history, current events, science, and music. Schaffner Press is owned and managed by…

Monday Night: Now Seeking Submissions

Monday Night is an established online annual focused on publishing writing by emerging authors passed over by mainstream outlets. They’ve been publishing poetry and prose online since 2001. And, they published a print journal until 2014, which is archived in the permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as the New York Public Library. The best…

The Writing Habit I Needed the Most

By Nicole Pyles Call me a bit of a Goldilocks when it comes to writing habits. I’ve tried the word-count-a-day habit, but sometimes I don’t have 500 words in me (or whichever word count a day I’ve decided upon). I’ve tried the 20-minute-a-day habit, but this results in me looking for excuses to not give…

November 21, 2019

Three Rooms Press: Open to Submissions

Three Rooms Press is an independent press that is inspired by “Dada, Punk, and Passion”. They were founded in 1994. They have good distribution. As one can see by their tagline, they have a very clear sense of what they like and what they are interested in publishing. They publish fiction, nonfiction (including memoirs), and…

Lines + Stars: Now Seeking Submissions

An established online literary journal and small press, Lines + Stars was launched in 2006 as a creative outlet for Washington DC. Now housed in both DC and Baltimore, Maryland, Lines + Stars has expanded to include work from national and international authors. They publish poetry and short fiction of all varieties by both emerging…

Writing Partnerships: When Two Heads are Better Than One

By John Dorroh   In the spring of 2014 I found myself at the post-funeral party for a friend’s husband. He was a member of a local band, well loved, and had a great sense of humor. He told his wife to throw a party in his honor a week after he was buried. I…

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