Issue Three Hundred Seventy Seven

Bella Books: Accepting Submissions

Bella Books is a press focused on publishing stories about women-loving-women, and they are interested in acquiring manuscripts that involve these stories across all genres, including romance, mystery, thriller, paranormal, etc. They are based in Tallahassee, Florida. The press is currently owned by Linda Hill who also owns Spinsters Ink and Bean Pole Books. They…

Paper Dragon: Now Seeking Submissions

Paper Dragon is a brand new literary journal published by the MFA students at Drexel University. Right now through September 1, they’re seeking submissions for their first issue, themed “recovery and resilience.” They’re looking for submissions from a wide range of authors, and hope to spotlight work by underrepresented voices. Paper Dragon will publish their…

What to Say to Bad Writing

by Janice R. Torres I was recently asked by a good friend of mine to take a look at their writing and let them know what I thought. I had never read any of their work before, having met them through a freelancer’s meet and greet, but I wanted to be supportive. So, I agreed…