Showing posts from August, 2020

Time for an update - Publishers and more!

Hey, again! After nine days of research (as well as working and reading, etc.) I have finally uploaded my accumulated list of publishing houses that work with fantasy writers. You can find the full list on the page titled Publishers - Novels and Longer Fiction  at the top of this blog! There are over 50 publishers listed on there with basic submission information on each as well as links to each publishers’ website. Next to do on my list for the following few days is to research into the publishing magazines, journals, and e-zines (online magazines) that also work with fantasy writers for shorter fiction.  I also finished reading  The Salem Witch Society  by K.N. Shields (for the second time) yesterday and, although it is a very good read, I would not agree that it is part of the fantasy genre. It is, for the most part, a crime novel with a villain who has an obsession with witches and the occult/supernatural. However, there is nothing of a fantastic nature that happens, which cannot b

I'm back from summer Camp (NaNo)! Time to unpack ...

Hey, there! I am back from participating in the month long challenge of Camp NaNoWrimo! For more information on this please see my previous post  ‘Packing for summer Camp (NaNo)! Now, where’s that house-elf?’. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the current mental health crisis, my work-from-home job, and a few personal complications, I was unable to write many words last month. However, I did use the time instead to think about, re-evaluate, and consider a lot of about my writing life and projects.  I have included an overview of the ideas and decisions I made during the last month here. I am planning to write and submit fantasy short stories for publication to continue to build my writing portfolio. Keep an eye out for future submission announcements! During the last month, I went through my collection of my previous fantasy ideas and have had a few strokes of inspiration that I will be lookng into pursuing. There are so many elements of the fantasy genre that I want to explore within my ‘