Tag Archives: fiction

Going Out of Business Sale

My publisher, AmberQuill is going out of business as of March 30. Everything is on sale. My books are listed here and represent a variety of my works, including my single Science Fiction, a rare romance and the suspense novel, … Continue reading

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Genres Explained: Insights, Tips and Definitions From Literary Agents

Chuck Sambuchino, who writes a regular column for Writer’s Digest, talks to agents about definitions of various writing genres, which can be useful for pitching your work to both agents and publishers and even when it comes to marketing a … Continue reading

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New Release from Ernie Briginshaw

London Writer’s Society member Ernie Briginshaw’s sequel to “Goliath” titled “The Second Shooter” is now available in both paperback and ebook. Synopsis: It has been widely speculated that the FBI, CIA and Secret Service have been hiding the existence of critical … Continue reading

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Baen Books now accepting submissions

For all the Science Fiction and fantasy writers out there, Baen Books, one of the most prestigious publishers of speculative fiction, are now accepting completed manuscripts. For details on what and how go here

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New Book Cover

It’s always exciting to finally get the cover for your latest novel. The wait can be a bit nerve wracking since you don’t know if it will be good, bad or indifferent and book covers have a big part in … Continue reading

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ThrillerFest IX

ThrillerFest IX is open for early bird registration. This is considered one of the premier writercentric conferences out there. It has craft panels and workshops run by best selling authors and attracts the most agents of any conference. If you … Continue reading

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Abducted by a Shopping Cart

                Our very own Nancy Pazner’s short story, Abducted by a Shopping Cart is now available. Don’t miss this funny story by a talented LWS member http://commuterlit.com/2013/07/wednesday-abducted-by-a-shopping-cart/

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QUIRK BOOKS’ “LOOKING FOR LOVE” FICTION CONTEST

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The Lit Pop Awards

Pop Montreal and Matrix Magazine: Lit POP is back! Eileen Myles and Sheila Heti to judge the 2013 competition: The POP Montreal International Music Festival and Matrix Magazine have once again joined forces to rock your literary world with Canada’s … Continue reading

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Act First, Explain Later

Act First, Explain Later by Jodie Renner, freelance editor, craft-of-fiction writer, and writing coach/speaker Gone are the days when fiction readers were willing to read pages of description and lead-up before being introduced to the characters and the plot. Readers, … Continue reading

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Open for Submissions

Accepts: Neo-noir, fantasy, science fiction, horror, literary, magical realism, transgressive, crime, surrealism, and the grotesque. Everything we like has an elevated perspective, a literary voice, so whatever the genre, avoid the expected, the formulaic, the same old stories and voices. … Continue reading

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      Amber Quill Press and its imprints, Amber Heat and Amber Allure, currently welcome new submissions from the talented pool of authors in our industry. Please send your manuscripts to submissions@amberquill.com. Also indicate in your email to which imprint … Continue reading

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