Monthly Archives: December 2011

Submission Call for WHIMSICAL PUBLICATIONS

Whimsical Publications is located in Central Florida, and is registered as a Limited Liability Company in that state. The company’s fiction line specializes in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Romance, Young adult, Western and some Poetry. Other genres will … Continue reading

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Writer’s Police Academy 2012

I went to this a couple of years ago and it’s an incredible experience. This one sounds even better than that one. I highly recommend it for anyone who writes about police and crime. But even if you’re not, it’s … Continue reading

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Online Writing Classes

These are some online classes I’ve either taken or have heard about from other writers. If you’ve been thinking of taking a writing class, then this is a good place to start looking. Here’s a Yahoo Group devoted entirely to … Continue reading

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First False Rule of Writing

The biggest falsehood told to new writers is the phrase, “Write what you know.” If I was to follow that maxim, you would read nothing but boring tomes about small town, small minded middle-class Canadians – or rather you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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New Publisher CROOKED {CAT} PUBLISHING

Crooked {Cat} Publishing is a new, UK-based ebook publisher. They write: We want to provide a home to talented but undiscovered authors, and therefore welcome writing of a high quality. We offer: full manuscript editing and dedicated one-to-one editor access … Continue reading

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2012 The SANDY Writing Contest

Crested Butte Writers Sandy Contest writes: The fiction industry is a fiercely competitive business to break into. The Sandy is a writing competition designed to prepare authors for the submission process; hence I want to caution tenderhearted, inexperienced authors not … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions for a Holiday Anthology

Jeannette de Beauvoir writes: Imagine your favorite holiday stories. Chances are good the protagonists are a man and a woman, possibly even with children. But where are the stories that feature men together, or women together, that will also warm … Continue reading

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Publishing in the 21st Century

All of these sites contain excellent, up-to-date information on publishing. The Writings and Opinions of Dean Wesley Smith Great site about publishing and the industry in the 21st century. A good place to start if you are considering self-publishing. Among … Continue reading

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A Good Group to Join

I recommend that everyone join this group on Yahoo. It’s more of a business group than many other groups. I know a number of people who got publishing contracts through it. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/publishingtrove/

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Highlighting London Writers: Campaign to Bring Q to London

Ben Benedict writes: Please share, see message below. Thank you… Benedict Creative Communications, E: info@bcreative.ca, W: www.bcreative.ca. I’m not sure if you’ve heard about the campaign to get Jian Ghomeshi, host of the CBC Radio One program Q, to do … Continue reading

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REBEL INK PRESS

Rebel Ink Press is open for submissions. They are primarily a romance publisher, but accept all types of romance. Their guidelines are on their web site. As always, check out a publisher before signing any contracts.

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