Monthly Archives: November 2011

BOREALIS PRESS and TECUMSEH PRESS

Borealis Press Another Canadian Publisher accepting queries. Stories should be by Canadians, preferably with a Canadian setting. Always remember to research a publisher before signing anything from them. I will try to only post legitimate publishers, but since I haven’t … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Publisher, FIRESHIP PRESS

A publisher that publishes mostly historical fiction, Fireship Press (www.fireshippress.com) has been in business since 2008. They accept unsolicited submissions that start with a query letter and a synopsis to Michael James. Update from Michael James: As I have inherited the … Continue reading

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Canadian Publisher, XOXO PUBLISHING

XOXO Publishing has been around a couple of years. They seem to have a good rep, from what I’ve heard from their authors. They are open to a number of genres, check out their submission page. Remember: Always research a … Continue reading

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PARADON BOOKS PUBLISHING

It was pointed out to me that this publisher is bad news. I did what a lot of writers have done in the past, not checked out a place before recommending it. Here’s one of the places you should use … Continue reading

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SAVVY AUTHORS Learning Center

Savvy Authors is a great site, with workshops and pitching sessions, where an agent or publisher reads pitches and if they’re interested, will request more material. It’s one of the few places where you know your query will be read by … Continue reading

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The Next Big Author

This is a competition that might be of interest to some. I don’t know the history of it, but it appears to have some bona fide names behind it. Plus it is free and it doesn’t look like there is … Continue reading

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Dec. 15: Christmas Party — and Christmas Challenge

Thursday, Dec. 15, will combine our regular general meeting with a Christmas Party. A site for the venue is being looked into, and an announcement will be sent out with exact time and place. Feel free to bring snacks, though … Continue reading

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Nov. 25: London Playwrights Lab presents staged readings

The playwrights’ critique group, the London Playwrights Lab, will present the first in a series of staged readings, with local actors performing scenes by local playwrights, at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, at The Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street, London. … Continue reading

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Nov. 17 Meeting – You’re Invited

The year is closing down, daylight saving is falling back, and the trees are bare. But the London Writers Society is just getting into gear. 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, Wortley Village, Landon Library. Archaeologist Joanna Berry will be speaking … Continue reading

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New London ePublisher, BLANKSPACE

A new epublisher in London writes: BlankSpace is a collective of writers, artists, teachers, publishers and academics with an interest in the unconventional and a taste for the visceral.  Our mission is to distribute in both electronic and paperback format stories … Continue reading

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