Issue Two Hundred Forty Two

Filles Vertes Publishing: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated April 2020 – to reflect company updates. Updated February 2019 – They have not been responding to submissions in a timely manner. Filles Vertes Publishing was founded in 2016. They now have a track record of over twenty published books. They have print and electronic versions of all their books. They accept submissions of…

COUNTERCLOCK: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated April 2019 Launched in the summer of 2017, COUNTERCLOCK is a new online journal of literature and art. They publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre work, and visual art. COUNTERCLOCK aims to provide a platform for healing and empowerment through literature. They are looking for writing that articulates the infinite nuance of experience and expression….

Everyone Judges a Book by the Cover: How to Find the Right One

By Alex J. Coyne A professional, well-designed cover can make all the difference. It does not matter if a potential reader encounters your book in physical form, or online, a good cover can sell copies much easier than a bad one. I have bought books based on covers alone, I have also refused to buy…