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June 22, 2020

31 Poetry Outlets for June 2020

These are 31 outlets for poetry and they are open for submissions now. Many also accept other genres, like fiction and nonfiction, and about half of the outlets listed here pay writers. A few are currently accepting themed submissions. Here they are, in no particular order. Some deadlines are approaching quickly.The PuritanThis Canadian literary magazine…

June 4, 2020

Publishing Avenues for Young Writers

I remember reading a book about a dragon, years ago, and it gave me a thrill to know the writer, Christopher Paolini, was still in his teens when he wrote the book – Eragon. While not all of us can become bestselling authors at 19, it’s great for young writers to get their writing out…

May 25, 2020

23 Respected Literary Journals and Magazines that Publish Creative Writing

The literary journals and magazines on this list reject the vast majority of what is submitted to them. Sometimes authors’ works are rejected for years, decades even, before they receive an acceptance. But these literary journals are respected and trusted. Most have a large readership and good distribution in libraries and bookstores. Many of these…

April 23, 2020

Fiction Podcasts Open For Submissions Now

Podcasting is a huge industry, and is growing exponentially. Apart from the big players there are also small, indie podcasts that feature stories, poems, and essays. And many of them accept submissions from writers. This list includes six such fiction podcast outlets and two contests, and most of these pay writers. They are all open…

April 16, 2020

Hotel: Now Seeking Submissions

Hotel is an acclaimed print and online journal of innovative fiction, nonfiction, and, poetry. They publish both emerging and established authors of experimental literature, and they also print thoughtful essays on the state of the literary arts. You can get a sense of their style by browsing their online archives. Hotel is published twice a…

March 30, 2020

Emergency Funds for Writers

These are 16 emergency funds for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, and for translators, freelance writers and journalists. Most have geographic restrictions; many are for US writers or creators, and a few don’t specify if there are any citizenship or residency requirements. Some have deadlines, some are on an ongoing basis, and a few…

March 16, 2020

30 Non-Fiction Publishers Open to Direct Submissions

The following publishers all focus on publishing non-fiction books. Most focus in on one or two aspect of non-fiction, such as history books, memoir, or cookbooks. Some are more broad in their interests. All of them are open to unsolicited submissions directly from authors. No agent required. Almost all of these publishers open to proposals,…

January 1, 2020

How to Actually Finish Your Novel

As a writer it is a lot easier to start a novel than to finish one. I started at least 5 before I ever wrote one from beginning to end. Before I finished my first novel, I would get different new ideas all the time. I wrote at least twenty first chapters before I ever…

October 8, 2019

44 Literary Journals That Pay

“It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.” W.H. Auden As someone who makes their living writing about writing and publishing, I can attest to how truthful Auden’s quote is. It is hard making a…

The Broken Plate: Now Seeking Submissions

The Broken Plate is a well-established print and online journal with national distribution. Since 2004, The Broken Plate has been helmed at Ball State University and edited by undergraduate students in their “Literary Editing and Publishing” class. The Broken Plate publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, screenplays, book reviews, interviews, artwork, and photography by…

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