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Am I Hot Yet? My Kindle Scout Campaign by Emma Lindsay
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Some time ago I wrote a Young Adult (YA) Science Fiction novel, True Guardian. It’s about a fifteen year-old girl who gets stranded on Earth, a planet whose inhabitants have...

Ink Road – New YA Imprint Open for Submissions
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Edinburgh-based independent publisher Black & White Publishing is launching a new Young Adult imprint, Ink Road. The imprint will broadly cater for all genres of commercial fiction for teenage and...

Apex Magazine Open for Short Fiction Submissions
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Apex Magazine is an online prose and poetry magazine of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mash-ups of all three. They are currently OPEN to short fiction submissions. Original Short Fiction: 1)...

Submissions call from Anomaly Literary Journal
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Anomaly Literary Journal, founded by Lorcán Black, Oliver Tatler, Roseanna Free and Joseph Birdsey, came into being because we wanted to create a literary journal that, from the outset, selected...

The Importance of Metadata for Discoverability and Sales
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Metadata is the information about your book that is out there in the world – be it the ISBN, the title, author, publisher, format, price, description, pub date, etc. So...

Research: The Devil That Is In The Details by Marnie Riches
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As the fourth book in my George McKenzie series – The Girl Who Had No Fear – published on 1st December, when I was asked to produce a post for...

ROPES 2017 Seeking Submissions
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Deadline 21st December 2016 Attention all creators! ROPES 2017 is now accepting submissions for the 25th edition. This year’s theme is SILENCE. Solitude. Peace. Fear. Contemplation. Censorship. Voice. Silence is...

The Tramp Press Guide: How To Tell If Your Book Is Ready...
Posted by Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen in .

Tramp Press are a young and dynamic Irish publishing company who have had enormous success publishing stand out books, most recently Mike McCormack’s Solar Bones has scooped both the Goldsmith’s...

Join Us Online: How to Publish Independently with Amazon 19 Nov

How to Publish Independently with Amazon is a major conference happening on 19th November that will cover everything you need to know about publishing with Amazon Kindle. From the writing...

The R-Word by Shirley-Anne McMillan
Posted by Shirley-Anne McMillan in , .

  As writers we know that we are meant to expect rejection. A lot of rejection. Many letters/emails, after such a long wait, saying not much more than, ‘Thanks but...