Hobby & Craft Magazines: Market Spotlight

Earlier this year, I launched this Market Spotlight feature which spotlights a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. This time around, let’s look at some recently updated listings for hobby … More »

What to Include and Exclude in Author Bios

It’s a paradox: The author may be the most important part of a book project, but the author bio may be the least significant part of a query. That said, future authors constantly ask me (and other publishing professionals) how … More »

3 Recently Updated Literary Journals

Earlier this year, I launched this Market Spotlight feature which spotlights a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. This time around, let’s look at some recently updated listings for literary … More »

4 New Literary Agents!

Cris Freese does an exceptional job of sharing great posts on the Guide to Literary Agents blog. I especially love the new literary agent alerts. These are the agents who are typically most receptive to working with new writers. Here … More »

Hunting & Fishing Magazines: Market Spotlight

Earlier this year, I launched this Market Spotlight feature which spotlights a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. This time around, let’s look at some recently updated listings for hunting … More »

Call for Submissions: 2019 Writer’s Market

Beginning today and running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on November 26, 2017, I’ll be accepting pitches for articles in the 2019 Writer’s Market. I’ll start making assignments sometime that next week. What I Like So, what do I … More »

How to Define Your Target Audience for Writers

Whether you’re trying to sell food or books, there are few skills more important than knowing how to define your target audience. It’s equally important for fiction and nonfiction–and even poetry, for that matter. In this post, I’m going to … More »