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Vinspire Publishing: Open Call for Manuscript Queries

UPDATE: This publisher unexpectedly closed for submissions the day after we published this article. We apologize for the inconvenience. Vinspire Publishing was founded in 2004. They were originally called Vintage Romance Publishing, because they started only published historical romance. When they expanded their line in 2010 to include a wide range of genres including books…

Heavy Feather Review: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATED OCT 11th – Their website says they are open to submissions through the 31st of October, but their Submittable is closed. I am going to check back every few days to make see if that changes, in the meantime Poetry and Covid a project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council is…

10 Literary Magazines Accepting Hybrid Submissions

These literary magazines accept submissions of hybrid or cross-genre submissions of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. They’re accepting submissions now, and are listed here in no particular order. Some of them pay writers. Bending GenresThis magazine publishes flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, and they like work in all categories that blends genres. Details here. The…

How to Evaluate and Use Feedback From Agents, Editors, and Other Writers

Adele Annesi Among the most agonizing aspects of being a writer is getting feedback, especially if it’s unexpected or negative. Equally difficult is analyzing comments in order to decide which to use, how to implement what we accept (when we can choose), and what to do with what we put aside. To use feedback from…