4 Small Presses Across the Pond Accept Unagented Submissions

Four small publishers in the U.K. welcome unpublished, unagented manuscripts in a variety of genres. Their websites don’t prohibit submissions from writers outside the U.K., but if you live in another country, it’s prudent to mention it in your query. Check out their submission guidelines below. (more…)

#PitMad: Pitch Your Manuscript to Literary Agents & Publishers

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Do you have an unpublished manuscript? Join the Twitter party known as #PitMad to pitch your work to literary agents and publishers. On Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, you may tweet a maximum of three different pitches for every manuscript. (more…)

Small Presses: 2 Publishers Accept Nonfiction Submissions

Manuscript&FruitBowl-CindyFazziPicDo you have a specialty or expertise you want to write about? From health and fitness to travel and adventure to science and business, there’s a wide array of topics for nonfiction writers. BenBella Books and Skyhorse Publishing are open to unagented and unsolicited submissions of nonfiction manuscripts. (more…)

Writing Contest: Full Fathom Five Digital Seeks Manuscripts in Four Genres

“Arabella” by Nina Fazzi. Copyright © 2014 by Nina Fazzi. All Rights Reserved.

“Arabella” by Nina Fazzi. Copyright © 2014 by Nina Fazzi. All Rights Reserved.

Full Fathom Five Digital (FFF Digital), a publisher of electronic books, is looking for unpublished or self-published novels in four genres—romance, mystery/thriller, horror, and science fiction/fantasy—through a writing contest. A $10,000 grand prize and a publishing deal will be awarded to one winner, while three finalists will each be offered a publishing contract. (more…)