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May 4, 2013 Newbie Writers Podcast
Episode 81- The Newbie Writers’ Podcast
Special Guest:Jordan Rosenfeld
–Author of debut novel FORGED IN GRACE, “…a luminous, edgy debut…” (Patry Francis), MAKE A SCENE, and WRITE FREE (with Becca Lawton).
–Co-Creator, Indie-Visible: Literary Justice for All, a Writer’s Collective
Jordan E. Rosenfeld learned early on that people prefer a storyteller to a know-it-all. She channeled any Hermione-esque tendencies into a career as a writing coach, editor, and freelance journalist and saves the Tall Tales for her novels. She earned her MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and is most
recently the author of the novel, Forged in Grace (indie-visible ink).Read More
Late June 2011
At a talk last year, Stephen Booth shared with his audience – it took eighteen months to find a publisher with his first novel. He is now a successful author in the crime genre with over seven novels published. So, I was in it for the long haul.
My novel submissions took a couple of early passes from the independents. The normal standard replies: we are no longer accepting submissions; our lists are full; not right for us at the moment. Then within two weeks of my submission I got an early hit.
The Editor read the first two chapters of An Unfamiliar Murder ‘like lightning’ and eagerly requested the rest. She emailed me several times over that week to discuss my plans for my book, my thoughts on publication. Things were looking very positive.
Within seven days of havingRead More
End May 2011
As newbies, where can we look for a publisher that will read and consider our work?
It is well known that the major houses will only accept submissions via a literary Agent. So if you don’t have an Agent, where do you start? This was my next dilemma.
My former Agent suggested a few independent houses to start with but, alas, when I checked their websites most of those had recently changed their policy; now only accepting submissions via a literary Agent themselves. I did the normal things like trawl the Writers and Artists Yearbook, googled ‘Independent Publishing Houses’ in as many word variations as I could muster, subscribed to ‘writethismoment.com’, a site advertising calls for submissions. This gave me a handful.
I saw in the news that the London Book Fair hadRead More
April 12, 2010 Submissions
New Women’s Magazine Seeks Articles
Kraze magazine is a new quarterly publication for urban women. Their primary target are women 18-40 years old. Kraze’s content concentrates on female sexuality with men, sex, relationship and lifestyle articles. They welcome submissions. View the PDF file for details. http://www.krazemag.com/docs/Website_Writers_Guidelines.pdf
Travel Articles Wanted
baraaza.com is a travel network that connects people who love to travel with inside information about any destination on the globe. Members connect with other travelers and natives from around the world to discover unique, direct-from-the-source information about amazing spots and travel activities. Baraaza.com is looking for contract travel writers to write brief destination guides for cities, countriesRead More
March 30, 2010 Submissions
New Novella Publisher Seeking Submissions
Short Sharp Shock is a digest devoted to publishing novellas (three per issue by different authors). We welcome popular fiction – writers who aspire to future mass market paperback success – accessible literary but also genre. We pay $20 and a comp copy for one-year exclusive print rights. Our site is http://s3digest.blogspot.com email queries to email@example.com. Simultaneous submissions okay.
New Writing Magazine Seeks Submissions
The Writer’s Haven Magazine is calling for submissions. The site is due to be up and running by May 1st.
How-to’s: 250 – 1500 words. How To Write A Query Letter, Dealing With Literary Agents, How To Choose the Literary Agent That’s Right For You, How To Overcome Rejection, HowRead More
March 16, 2010 Submissions
EcoSalon Calls for Submissions ——————————– How do you go green without sacrificing style? This is the question that defines EcoSalon. They believe that environmental consciousness doesn’t have to mean granola, that style and sustainability belong in the same sentence and that living green is fun, not frumpy. Eco-salon are always happy to consider professional writers with experience in social media and journalism, but if you don’t have that, a strong voice can get you far. View website to apply.
The Herb Companion Calls for Submissions —————————————– The Herb Companion,Read More
March 8, 2010 Submissions
Pet Magazine Calls for Submissions
Animal Wellness, a natural pet magazine in North America, take pride in providing readers with the information they need to make wise health care choices for their animal companions. The publication embraces the entire holistic spectrum, from physical health issues to the emotional and spiritual well being of our animals. They welcome unsolicited articles and story outlines. Articles may range in length from 500 to 1,500 words. View website for contact details.
Scottish Home & Country Call for Submissions
Scottish Home & Country accept articles on a variety of subjects. Readers enjoy features on crafts, personal histories, social history, health, travel, cookery, general women’s interests, etc.Read More
March 1, 2010 Submissions
Stylus Media Group Seeking Global Freelancers
London, UK based Stylus Media Group are looking for global freelance contributors to support their dynamic new online business and a growing global team for the interiors, design + lifestyle industries. Whether you’re dedicated interiors, architecture or design reporter, visual arts and culture writer, a travel specialist or an expert within the trend forecasting business with knowledge of consumer and lifestyle trends, they would like to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother Earth News Seeking Contributions
Mother Earth News is a bimonthly magazine that promotes more self-sufficient, financially independent and environmentally aware lifestyles. Readers rangeRead More
February 15, 2010 Uncategorized
Call for Submissions
We are looking for writers to share their marketing tips, spotlight on successful small business owners and the ups and downs of starting a business. We are launching a new website for start up businesses in March. Unsolicited submissions are welcome. Contact Cecilia Wheeler at email@example.com for specific writer’s guidelines before submitting. This is not paid; however, we offer a byline and short bio of writer or their business following the article.
New US Magazine Seeks Writers
New North-American lifestyle publication is looking for writers. Illustrious Magazine, a gentleman’s guide to the finer things in life, is seeking people who have experience in writing articles, and editorials. Chosen candidates would be selected for fashion,Read More
February 8, 2010 Uncategorized
New Magazine Seeks Fiction and NonfictionRead More
Dragondreamz Publications is currently looking for fiction and non-fiction for inclusion in their first periodical, Full Armor Magazine, which is set to debut in June 2010. It will be published quarterly and includes fantasy, slipstream, and mystery stories with a strong Christian-Judean message; or Christian-Judean symbolism at the core of the story. Think in terms of Narnia, Lord of the Rings, and Oscar Wilde…etc. They are also considering: Spiritual Poetry (any style; up to 20 lines) and Non-fiction pieces (testimonials, book/film/music reviews and short essays). A token payment is offered: $0.01 per word for stories up to 3,000 words for both fiction and non-fiction. $1.00 per line for poetry. View website for details.