Santa Monica Press now accepting YA fiction and nonfiction

January 25, 2021

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Santa Monica Press has been publishing an eclectic line of non-fiction books for over 25 years. Their titles include books in such categories as pop culture, film, music, humor, biography, travel, and sports, as well as regional titles focused on California. Recently they added young adult fiction and young adult narrative nonfiction to their list. […]

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Grist’s Fix lab climate fiction short story contest

January 18, 2021

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Grist’s solutions lab, Fix, announces the launch of their first-ever, free-entry, climate-fiction short story contest Imagine 2200: Climate fiction for future ancestors Fix is Grist’s solutions lab. They combine solutions-oriented journalism with gatherings that bring together a growing community of Fixers to create a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. For […]

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Hera is accepting submissions

January 13, 2021

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Hera is a new independent digital publisher started by a former HarperCollins editor. They publish commercial fiction. They are looking for crime and thriller, romance, saga and general fiction. Check out their attractive covers in their catalog. Payment:  50% royalty rate on net receipts How to submit:  By email, send synopsis and full manuscript as […]

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époque press accepting submissions

January 5, 2021

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Based between Brighton, Dublin, and New York, époque press is a new independent publisher seeking new voices who represent the best in literary fiction. They are open to new and established authors working in any genre. They are currently open to novels and of short story collections. Check out their list of published titles here. […]

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Happy New Year 2021!

January 1, 2021

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Wishing us all happy trails in 2021! Visit the West Elk trails Click here to add Advice from a Caterpillar to your RSS reader.

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Beacon Press is accepting nonfiction queries

December 30, 2020

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Beacon Press is an independent publisher of nonfiction. Founded in 1854, Beacon has published many ground-breaking classics, including James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son, Herbert Marcuse’s One-Dimensional Man, Jean Baker Miller’s Toward a New Psychology of Women, and Mary Daly’s Gyn/Ecology. In 1971, Beacon printed the Senator Gravel Edition of The Pentagon Papers in […]

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2020

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From the West Elk Trails   Click here to add Advice from a Caterpillar to your RSS reader.

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Bad Dream Entertainment wants weird gothic fiction

December 16, 2020

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Bad Dream Entertainment is a small-press founded in 2013 by Editor Brett Reistroffer. They publish dark fiction, horror, science fiction, and humor. BDE was established as a home for short fiction from new and underground writers with a focus on story and character-driven dark fiction. Bad Dream is now accepting novel and novella-length weird Gothic […]

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Cemetery Gates Media seeking horror novels

December 10, 2020

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Cemetery Gates Media was founded in Binghamton NY, in 2015, by John Brhel and Joe Sullivan. They publish horror, paranormal and fantasy fiction. Over half of the books they have published were written and/or edited by Brhel and Sullivan. However they are reaching out to ask for horror submissions for their Debut Horror Novel Series. […]

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Review: Wildlife on Paper

December 3, 2020

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Wildlife on Paper By Kunal Kundu West Margin Press September 2020 40 pages When author/illustrator Kunal Kundu was growing up in the countryside outside Calcutta (currently Kolkata), India, he was surrounded by a variety of domestic and wild animals. He developed a love and respect for animals, especially the endangered species which is reflected in […]

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