Guest Post by Mark Gottlieb, literary agent at Trident Media Group You have written a book and decided to give it a genre label, but what to call it? The question is a lot more important than it may seem… Certain genres perform much better in the marketplace than other genres. That means if you […]
What’s Hot in Fiction Genres in 2022
The Best and Worst Months to Submit to Agents & Publishers
Guest post by Mark Gottlieb So you are a hopeful writer looking to become a published author and your novel is getting rejected right and left, but maybe the problem isn’t the plot or characters or ideas. Maybe you’re just submitting at the wrong time. Is there a wrong and right time to submit? Yes. […]
44 Publishers Looking for Short Story Collections
This is a list of publishers seeking short story collections, and it’s the most comprehensive list on the internet. I’ve read short story collections from most of the publishers on this list and altogether they are publishing some of the best short fiction on the planet. Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding the publishing […]
33 Publishers and Journals Seeking Novellas
It can seem like there is no place to publish your novella, but actually the opposite is true: the form is experiencing a revival. From Melville House’s “The Art of the Novella” series of classic novellas, to Big Fiction Magazine and Nouvella, there are more places than ever to publish your novelette or novella.
The 17 Best Christian Publishers
These are 17 publishers who are actively seeking Christian manuscripts of all stripes and genres. Most of these publishers are traditional publishers, but I do have a few on this page that are hybrid publishers (half self-publishing and half traditional publishing).
30 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Publishers
Finding a home for your science fiction or fantasy novel can be difficult, especially if you’re looking at publishers who take all genres. There’s a huge market for speculative fiction, as long as it doesn’t get lost in a mess of books of other genres. To avoid that, the thirty publishers below are looking specifically […]
30 Poetry Book Publishers Who Want Your Book
These poetry book publishers all produce first-rate books, and you don’t need an agent to submit your work. Since the tastes of poetry editors vary, always make sure you’re familiar with the kinds of books the press publishes before you submit. This will save you so much time! I suggest purchasing a book or two […]
30 Best Small and Indie Literary Publishers
You think you want a Big Five publisher, but are you sure? Many established writers prefer to go with small and indie publishers, because they’re looking for a long-lasting partnership and more individual attention. Many of the small publishers below focus on literary fiction, but there are some for nonfiction and poetry as well.
40 Romance Publishers Who Want Your Novel
Many publishers want stories with romance in them, but what about publishers who specifically want romance novels? All of the 40 publishers below are looking for romance, and some of them accept only romance novels/novellas (of varying heat levels). Some of them even vary by romance sub-genres—and no, not just erotica—so you can personalize your submission […]
30 Young Adult Publishers Eager for Your Book
Below you’ll find a list of 30 YA publishers that will provide you all the information you need to get your novel or nonfiction book published. The best part? For the vast majority of these publishers, you don’t even need an agent. You can send your manuscript directly to them. Sending out manuscripts can be […]