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September 24, 2020

Coffeetown Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Coffeetown Press is a literary and non-fiction imprint owned by Epicenter Press. They primarily publish non-fiction, as well as memoir, literary fiction, and historical fiction. They have good local distribution in the Pacific Northwest where they are based, but outside of that region their distribution is more limited. Their books do tend to sell well…

Ex/Post Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Ex/Post is a brand new online magazine publishing daring fiction, poetry, nonfiction, essays, plays, and more. They’re looking for of-the-moment writing, and they love experimental work: “Send us your secret radio transmissions or your experiments gone awry,” they say, “we will welcome all of it.”   Since publishing their first issue earlier this year, Ex/Post has…

How to Make Time to Write: COVID-19 Edition

“All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.” ― Neil Gaiman Time for writing doesn’t make itself. This might seem like a ridiculously obvious statement, yet it is a trap writers fall into all the time, myself included. If you have a good writing habit…

September 17, 2020

VERVE BOOKS: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

VERVE BOOKS is the new digital-first imprint of No Exit Press. No Exit Press is one of the top UK-based mystery publishers, and they are not open to direct submissions, but VERVE BOOKS is. They will focus on publishing crime, thriller and commercial fiction genres, with the focus being on character driven stories. Digital-first means…

Hoxie Gorge Review: Now Accepting Submissions

The Hoxie Gorge Review publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by both emerging and established contemporary writers. They say their only requirement is quality. Their website is well-laid-out and easy to interact with. It’s easy to get a feel for what they publish by reading their current issue. They close to submissions on September 30th and…

The Most Common Mistake Writers Make When First Submitting to Publishers

There is one mistake that most authors make when submitting their work to literary journals and magazines for the first time. It is a mistake I made when I first started submitting work. It is a mistake that most of the serious authors I know made. What is that mistake? Is it a terrible cover…

September 10, 2020

Camel Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Camel Press is the genre imprint of Coffeetown Press, which in turn is owned by Epicenter Press. Camel Press publishes genre work, focusing primary on mystery, including the following sub-genres: suspense, cozy mystery, mystery thrillers, and romantic suspense. They also publish romance, both contemporary and historical and will consider general fiction, historical fiction and westerns,…

microverses: Now Accepting Submissions

microverses is an electronic publisher of speculative flash fiction, poetry, and other tiny forms of storytelling. They have two different “venues” for publishing. Octavos is a venue for speculative poetry. They are only interested in poems that are less than 8 lines in total. According to their definition, a line must contain at least one…

Hiring and Firing Actors for My Novels

By Mark Marderosian When beginning my first draft, I can hear the characters relating their adventure to me and I type away furiously with no qualms about typos or spelling.  After the initial draft is when the fun work begins. I picture for the first time that I’m now hiring actors to play the roles…

September 3, 2020

Changelings: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Changelings is an e-publisher of erotic romance (not to be confused with erotica). This means that there should be “highly” erotic and romantic elements to the book. They ask that the relationships and endings are plot driven. They ask that a book ends happily ever after, or within the context of a series, happy for…

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