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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…

What To Do About Imposter Syndrome

By Wendy S. Delmater Is there anything a writer can do about “Imposter Syndrome,” that feeling that you are just faking it and you’re not really who everyone in the writing community thinks you are? Yes. Let me use myself as an example. Back when in 2005, I started running Abyss & Apex, I used…

September 30, 2019

21 Themed Submissions Calls for October, 2019

There are 21 themed submissions calls in the 15 markets listed here for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Some of the themes are: creativity and D&D, clockwork dragons, pulp horror phobias, dark divinations, winter stories, ancient civilizations, journeys, romantic ghost stories, borderlessness, seasons of rot, and monsters, movies, & mayhem. All of these pay…

September 16, 2019

18 Literary Markets Accepting Reprints Now – September 2019

These are publishers of short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are open for reprints now, and many of them pay writers. Details about payment are added where relevant. None of them charge a submission fee. Here they are, in no particular order. All are currently open for submissions, although a few might close soon. Best…

September 9, 2019

Why and Where You Should Start Submitting Your Writing This September

“I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged… I had poems which were re-written so many times I suspect it was just a way of avoiding sending them out.” Erica Jong Starting to submit your work to literary journals is a hard task.  Before you…

August 7, 2019

Princeton Architectural Press: Accepting Submissions

Princeton Architectural Press is a small press that focuses on publishing books on architecture, design, photography, landscape, and visual culture. They also publish beautiful stationary and children’s books. They are based in New York. In 2009 they were bought by McEvoy Group. They are now a sister company to Chronicle Books. They have excellent distribution…

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