Issue Three Hundred Thirty Eight

Clash Books: Now Open to Manuscript Submissions

Clash Books started in 2015, they also publish Clash Magazine and the literary journal Trash Panda. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Clash Books is a small press but they attend major conferences like AWP and they host readings. They also offer wholesale discounts and they have provisional distribution via Ingram Spark. Their submission guidelines…

Mythridate Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new independent print journal, Mythridate is “an indie magazine for neo-romantics.” With a longing for nostalgic beauty, Mythridate curates a collection of writing to satisfy today’s antique-loving artist. Mythridate is an aesthetically pleasing, full-color print journal. They publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. Now through December 1st, Mythridate is seeking submissions for their…

How to Know If You Are Really a Writer

They say that everyone has at least one good book in them. Does that make you a writer? Or is it more than that? Is it something you decide to be, something you learn to be, or something you have always been whether you liked it or not? The following statements are what I believe…

How to Engage Your Readers By Editing for Who, What, Where, When Why, & How

By Wendy S. Delmater As a writer you want your readers fully immersed in your world, as seen through the eyes of a character that they fully identify with. The last, the very last thing you want to do is break the suspension of disbelief.  In this final entry in a series of articles, I’ve…