Guest Post Coming Up This Week!

This week is going to be a little different. Instead of a regular post, my latest post will be found on Ryan Lanz’s A Writer’s Path website! The post, which will be titled 3 Tips for Writing When Overcome by Writer’s Block, is set to be published this Saturday (the 14th). This post was originallyContinue reading “Guest Post Coming Up This Week!”

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 8)

A Look Back at History In the spirit of last week’s post, I thought I would add to this series by looking at journals and magazines that look for historical fiction. At first glance, it might not seem like a lot, but many journals that look for genre fiction also include historical fiction on theirContinue reading “Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 8)”

You Should Know About This: Small Presses (Sci-fi/Fantasy Edition)

You can’t talk about small presses without bringing the genre portion into the conversation, particularly science fiction and fantasy. These two genres come with mountains of opportunities in the publishing world because it’s not just the “small presses” that you’ll come across. There are many large and reputable sci-fi and fantasy publishers out there, includingContinue reading “You Should Know About This: Small Presses (Sci-fi/Fantasy Edition)”

Tips for Submitting to Literary Journals

I’ve talked about how important it is to submit to literary journals, but how does one submit to literary journals successfully? Because there’s plenty of options out there, they all have their own guidelines, and many will say no. It can be a difficult and frustrating process (especially with rejections), but you are a writer.Continue reading “Tips for Submitting to Literary Journals”

You Should Know About This: Small Presses (Part 2)

I first touched on a few well known small presses to let everyone get a feel for what small presses look like and what to expect when researching them. I’d like to continue this series on small presses with another series of presses you can submit to. Here are a few more small presses toContinue reading “You Should Know About This: Small Presses (Part 2)”

Poem Up at Sanctuary Magazine

This past weekend, my FIRST solicited poem was published in Sanctuary Magazine’s poetry corner. The poem, “After My Diagnosis: The Journey,” was first published with Art of Autism before being republished at Sanctuary. This poem is part of their special issue titled Celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance. To find out more, click here. Sanctuary MagazineContinue reading “Poem Up at Sanctuary Magazine”

You Should Know about This: Micro Presses (Part 1)

Like small presses, micropresses have a special place in the literary world. Micropresses might be operating on a smaller scale (usually with one or two writers), but that doesn’t mean they don’t hold value. They actually have roots in the small press, but the medium allows for new and experimental directions that publishers can takeContinue reading “You Should Know about This: Micro Presses (Part 1)”

Your Daily Poem Poetry Up Today for January 14th

I just had a poem put up today by Your Daily Poem! I’d like to thank Jayne Jaudon Ferrer, the journal’s editor, for accepting my poem “Florida Eventide” and putting it up today. You can find my poem here: http://www.yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp?poem_id=3965 I also wanted to include Your Daily Poem’s guidelines for anyone who might be interestedContinue reading “Your Daily Poem Poetry Up Today for January 14th”

You Should Know About This: Writing Blogs (Part 1)

As part of the new series I talked about a few weeks ago, I thought I would introduce some major writing blogs writers should know about. Some may be for finding resources, others are by a single author who give lots of great advice. Obviously, these are just a few major blogs you might see.Continue reading “You Should Know About This: Writing Blogs (Part 1)”

The Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable

Ah, Submittable. A necessary tool for most, a necessary evil for some. But it’s used by PLENTY of lit journals and magazines, publishers and presses. Opportunities range from fellowships and residencies to writing contests to art and design submissions. Needless to say, it’s becoming the central hub not only for platforms to advertise their calls,Continue reading “The Depressed Writer’s Guide to Submittable”