Literary agent Danielle Burby of Nelson Literary Agency offers her best tips on how to hone your pitch for your high concept book.
For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Zondervan (specifically the Zondervan Reflective and Zondervan Academic imprints), which is dedicated to Christian nonfiction publishing.
Hannah Brattesani of Emma Sweeney Agency is actively acquiring adult literary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction culture and lifestyle books.
For this week’s spotlight market, we look at American Forests, a magazine dedicated to highlighting national forests and trees. Spotlight markets are opportunities for writers to submit their writing to markets open to submissions.
Eric Smith is a literary agent with P.S. Literary, seeking diverse and inclusive Young Adult fiction across all genres, YA nonfiction, accessible SF/F, genre-blending literary fiction, and more.
Dominic Yarabe of Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency is currently seeking marginalized voices throughout YA, adult fiction, and nonfiction.
How do you know if your author newsletter is working effectively? EJ Wenstrom suggests monitoring these four metrics to determine if you’re building a real audience, or getting buried in inboxes.
Patricia Colleen Murphy offers insights to poets on how to improve their own writing and what she looks for in reading poetry for publication.
Quarto Publishing Group USA expects prospective authors to submit book proposals to key publishing areas that include Quarto Cooks, Quarto Creates, Quarto Drives, Quarto Explores, Quarto Lives, Quarto Thinks, and other categories
Literary agent alerts are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Here are 20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing.
For this week’s spotlight market, we look at DAW Books, a science fiction and fantasy book publisher that accepts unagented submissions from new and experienced writers.
Literary agent alerts (this one with Keely Boeving of WordServe Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Bio: Keely Boeving is an Agent with WordServe Literary. After receiving her B.A. in English from the University...
Writing doesn't have to be a lonely profession. Dan Koboldt shares how he collaborated with two other writers to plan, write, and revise a serial novel.
Spotlight Market: Precast Inc. Magazine is a trade publication for owners and managers of plant-produced concrete products used in construction, paying $1/word for nonfiction articles of 1,500-2,500 words on average.
How long is too long to wait for a Hollywood executive to respond to your screenplay submission? Sometimes it’s hard to tell if they’re busy or if they’re just not that into you.
Jevon Bolden of Embolden Media Group is acquiring adult Christian nonfiction and some devotionals, children’s books, and fiction.
For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Hard Case Crime, a book publisher which accepts queries for crime and mystery novels directly from potential authors (no agents required). Hard Case Crime: Spotlight Market Hard Case Crime is a book publisher that focuses on the sort of crime and mystery novels...
Writers often attend conferences to meet face-to-face with agents. Rita Rosenkranz and Lisa Hagan offer tips on how you can get the most out of an agent meeting.
Joseph Perry is a new agent at Perry Literary, Inc, actively acquiring nonfiction and fiction.
If you’re feeling frustrated by the querying process, Scott Wilson suggests writing your query BEFORE writing your book.
For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Harlequin Series, which accepts submissions directly from potential authors (no agents required!) and provides detailed guidelines for what they’re looking for in each specific series. Harlequin Series: Spotlight Market Harlequin is such a big name in publishing that even people who don’t read...
Literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Melissa Richeson of the Apokedak Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Bio: Melissa Richeson recently moved into the role of associate agent at Apokedak Literary Agency,...
I’m excited to try out a new feature on WritersDigest.com on Thursdays in which I’ll be spotlighting a different market for writers, whether it’s a book publisher, magazine, website, contest, or something else entirely. Since it’s National Poetry Month, I’ve decided to start with one of my favorite poetry publications: Rattle...
Literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Marlo Berliner of The Jennifer de Chiara Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Bio: Marlo Berliner is an award-winning young adult author, freelance editor, and bookseller....
Rachel Howzell Hall writes about how she coped with rejection while battling cancer—and ultimately found a publisher for her critically acclaimed Detective Elouise Norton series.