Issue Three Hundred Forty One

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…