Writing for magazines is a great way to build your portfolio (quick self-promotion: you can see my new portfolio here). Here are some magazines and presses that accept submissions, in a variety of genres. Some pay for work, some do not. Please read the submission guidelines! Vestal Review: Flash fiction. All-Story: Short fiction. Sleet Magazine: Poems, flash fiction, … [Read more...] about 21+ Magazines To Write For
When it comes to digital publishing, indie authors have endless options. In addition to ebooks, authors can produce blogs, podcasts, and even digital magazine apps. One new platform that makes it easy for users to publish magazines is App Zine Machine. Created by App Clover, LLC, a resource in the mobile app market, App Zine Machine launched after 21 months in … [Read more...] about App Zine Machine, An Easy Way for Indie Authors to Publish Magazine Apps
PressReader is an innovative app that connects readers with more than 2,400 newspapers in 57 languages. The app can auto-deliver content, save articles, and share via social media. Earlier this year, the company released an interesting graphic of the top stories of 2013, along with facts about how and when people read. Nikolay Malyarov, EVP, Chief Content Officer and General … [Read more...] about PressReader: Connecting People Through News
Last night's NYU Media Talk was informative, and one of the most entertaining talks I've attended. The topic was on social content, and how social media affects publishing. It was moderated by New York Times Media Equation columnist David Carr, chief strategist and editor-at-large for WaPoLabs Rob Malda, editorial director for Flipboard Josh Quittner, and editor-in-chief of … [Read more...] about NYU Media Talk: Social Content, What’s Working? What’s Not? What’s Next?
Every week for my Interactive Media class, I post links to current articles about what's going on in the publishing world. So here's a list of what's happening this week: First, here is an argument against the agency model for e-books. Annette Green writes about how, through the agency model, publishers are basically screwing themselves. Print versions of books are … [Read more...] about What’s Happening in the Publishing World
Writing for a magazine can be a difficult transition from writing for a newspaper. At least that's how it was for me. The first time I wrote anything magazine style was actually for a class I took to earn my Professional Writing minor. I remember being a little smug. Since I had spent the last couple years working for a daily newspaper, I figured magazine writing would be … [Read more...] about Writing For a Magazine