4 Small Presses Accept Unagented General Fiction, Genres, Nonfiction

FairOaks-Laptop-Computer-CindyFazziPicSpring is not just for spring cleaning and gardening. It’s a great time to submit manuscripts. If you don’t have a literary agent, check out these four publishers that are willing to consider submissions directly from writers. (more…)

Small Presses: 2 Oregon Publishers Accept Unagented Submissions

Manuscript&ComputerTwo Oregon-based publishers are open to unagented submissions. Forest Avenue Press is looking for literary fiction, while Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing welcomes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. (more…)

Small Presses: Three Publishers Welcome Unagented Submissions

Manuscript&Plant-CindyFazziMost unpublished writers consider the two obvious publishing paths available—traditional publishing with the Big Five and self-publishing. They should also consider small presses as a viable third path. Harvard Square Editions, Salvo Press, and Split Lip Press are small publishing houses that accept unagented and unsolicited manuscripts. (more…)

Amazon’s Kindle Scout Seeks Unpublished Novels

Manuscript&Books-CindyFazziKindle Scout, Amazon’s crowdsourced publishing platform, is open to submissions. You may submit an unpublished novel in these genres: romance, mystery, thriller, and science fiction/fantasy. (more…)

Digital Publisher Seeks Manuscripts for New Publishing Platform

ReadershiponScreen-CindyFazziAre you ready to show your manuscript to the world? Readership, a crowd-sourced digital publisher, is open to submissions. It recently launched a new publishing platform that allows readers to decide which manuscripts will get published through a voting system.  (more…)

Small Presses: 2 Publishers that Accept Unagented and Unsolicited Submissions

Start the New Year with an inspirational writing quote from William Wordsworth.

Start the new year with an inspirational writing quote from William Wordsworth.

Small and independent publishers offer an option for unpublished writers who don’t want to self-publish. Quirk Books and Köehler Books are among those that accept unagented and unsolicited submissions. (more…)

Brash Books Seeks Unpublished Crime Novels and Award-Winning Backlists

Bookshelf-Mystery-CindyFazziIf you have an unpublished crime novel, you might want to consider submitting your work to Brash Books, a new company established by two veteran novelists. Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman formed a partnership with online retailer Amazon.com to publish their works, as well as other novels. (more…)