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Sunbury Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Sunbury Press is a small publisher of hardcover, trade paperback, and eBooks based in Pennsylvania. They currently have about 600 titles available over nine different focused imprints. The covers they publish range from very professional to goofy. You can get a good feel for their covers and the range they publish by visiting their catalogue…

Bloodroot Literary Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

This established online journal relaunched in 2016, and since then they’ve published one new edition each year. Originally founded as a print journal featuring poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from New Hampshire and Vermont, Bloodroot is now an artfully attractive digital magazine with work from around the world. Though Bloodroot is still a cornerstone for the…

5 Paying Literary Markets to Submit to in October 2020

These markets pay for submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They’re a mix of literary and genre markets, and are open for submissions in October. Translunar Travelers LoungeThe editors of this speculative fiction magazine want fun stories. Their guidelines say, “A fun story, at its core, is one that works on the premise that things…

Warning Signs: How to Avoid Submitting Your Work to the Wrong Publisher

This article is all about how to avoid signing a book contract with the wrong publisher. It is hard to find good publishers, and it involves a lot of research just to find a legitimate publisher that accepts work if you do not have an agent. However, there are great options out there, particularly for…