Issue Three Hundred Ninety Three

10 Markets for Literary Fiction in December 2020

These 10 magazines accept literary fiction, and they are open for submissions now. Many of them accept other genres too, like non-fiction and poetry, and some outlets pay writers. Apart these, several premier (and paying) literary magazines that accept literary fiction are also open for submissions now. These include AGNI, Bennington Review, Grain Magazine, Ninth…

Bad Dream Entertainment: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Bad Dream Entertainment is a small press that focuses on publishing dark fiction, horror, science fiction, and humor. They were founded in 2013 by Brett Reistroffer. Early on Reistroffer self-published his first book through the press, and he continues to edit the anthologies they publish, but he has branched out since then to publish full-length…

The Dillydoun Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Dillydoun Review is a brand new online journal of fiction (including flash), poetry (including prose poetry), creative nonfiction, articles, essays, interviews, and reviews. A “dillydoun” is a “little lullaby,” and just as lullabies present complex subjects simply and succinctly, The Dillydoun Review is looking for writing that’s cogent, clear, and layered with meaning. The…

3 Editing Tools Every Writer Should Be Using

By Holly Garcia As a writer, the goal is to present your best work before you submit, which won’t happen on your first draft, and probably not on your second; as they say, third time’s the charm.   Each round of edits serves its own purpose. The first time you edit, make sure what you’re writing…