Issue Three Hundred Seventy Eight

Veritas Publishing: Open to Book Proposals

Veritas is Ireland’s leading religious publisher. They also are a retailer, with stores across Ireland. They publish over 40 books each year in the areas of theology, scripture, prayer, spirituality, parenting, counselling, children’s issues, social commentary, and liturgical resources. They also publish religious educational text for use in Irish schools. To get a good feel…

Journal of The Plague Year: Now Seeking Submissions

Journal of the Plague Year was started in 2020, by Susan Zakin, a top environmental journalist, as a way of interacting with the altered situation. Many of the journalistic contributors to the website are well known. Their tagline is “100 percent DIY by real reporters (plus poets, musicians, essayists, and the occasional fiction writer)”. The…

Crafting a Strong Bio

by Sherry Shahan Writing an effective bio was a recent topic in the Authors Guild community—in particular, when filling out that little box for an online submission. Different types of publications have different length requirements, but are generally in the 50 to 100 word range. All agreed that bios should be written in the third…