Science Fiction and Fantasy are near and dear to my heart, which means I frequently write posts about these genres.
Below are all of my speculative fiction-related posts, including reviewers, agents, calls for submissions, publishing houses that take submissions directly from authors, and general news.
I've arranged them so that submission opportunities are towards the top. The rest are listed according to general usefulness.
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Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers
Top social media sites for promoting your science fiction and fantasy books.
Science Fiction Digital Imprints Accepting Manuscripts From Writers
Four established science fiction publishers accepting eBook manuscripts from authors.
4 Major Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishers Accepting Unagented Manuscripts
One of these, ACE, appears to have changed its policy. But the other 3 are still open to submissions.
7 Graphic Novel Publishers Accepting Manuscripts Directly From Writers
7 Horror Publishers Accepting Manuscripts Directly from Writers - No Agent Required
Here are seven more horror publishers that want your work. No agent required.
Speculative Fiction Magazines Accepting Submissions
Mega-list of 200 SFF markets accepting submissions for stories, poems, art, reviews and articles. Pro, semi-pro, and token markets are included along with whether they accept simultaneous submissions and reprints.
Calls for Submissions - Speculative Fiction Anthologies
Eight publishers are putting out anthologies in 2015 and 2016. They are looking for sci-fi and fantasy short stories. All are paying markets. Deadlines are in spring 2015.
12 Agents Looking for Science Fiction - NOW
14 Agents Seeking Science Fiction
Agents Looking for Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
Here is a long list of reputable agents who represent fantasy and/or science fiction novels.
Agents Seeking Paranormal Romance Writers
A list of good solid agents looking to represent paranormal romance.
Fantasy and Sci-fi Reviewers Accepting Self-Published Authors
A list of 146 online book reviewers who accept self-published work in speculative fiction (scifi, fantasy, horror, paranormal).
Hugo Awards "Broken"George R.R. Martin pronounces the Hugo Awards "broken" after two right-wing group attempt to jimmy the nominations.
Science Fiction &Fantasy Lead Juvenile Sales in 2014
Graphic Novel Market Rises to 10-Year High in 2014, Print Holds Strong
Building on its previous year's high of $870 million, 2014 saw an increase to $935 million in graphic novel sales, divided equally among digital and print.