Happy autumn! Here's news regarding marketing your writing and art, also three articles about the craft of writing.
-Kids Can Press of Toronto publishes picture books and fiction and nonfiction for young readers. Currently Kids Can is seeking:
Non-rhyming picture books for ages 3 5, 3–7, and 4–8
Nonfiction for ages 5–8, 7–10, 8–12, and 10–14
Early fiction for ages 6–9
Graphic novels (fiction and nonfiction) for all ages.
Full guidelines. https://www.kidscanpress.com//writers
-As well as inviting submissions from writers, Kids Can Press is also interested in hearing from illustrators. Illustrator guidelines here. https://www.kidscanpress.com//illustratorsKids
-The Fiddlehead is based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. They consider submissions of poetry & various kinds of fiction & non-fiction—6000 words or less. For more information, use your browser to search for The Fiddlehead submissions.
-Newish publisher Arouca Press of Waterloo, Ontario publishes conservative/traditional Catholic books. They're not open for submissions right now, but may be later. Worth keeping in mind if you write that kind of thing.
-History Magazine of Niagara Falls, New York and Ajax, Ontario is open to queries regarding proposed articles about 2000 words long. They also publish trivia articles 450-500 words long. They pay 8 cents a word. Submissions guidelines are here.
-Indian Life/Intertribal Christian Communications is based in Winnipeg, MB & Pembina, ND. They say: "We are a bi-monthly Native North American newspaper whose purpose is to present good news of what's happening across Indian Country." 20% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within six weeks. For more, see
-Zoomer magazine is a Canadian periodical for people age 45-plus. Zoomer magazine and Everything Zoomer website invite writers and artists to submit pitches. We read all submissions but will only contact you if we're interested in publishing your material.
Email submissions to: email@example.com
-How can you convey emotion in your writing? https://tinyurl.com/fpccckrb
Photo courtesy of Esther Martens of Elbow, Saskatchewan