Submissions in 2019 and beyond…

Writers, mark your calendars — our next submissions period will run from January 1 to January 31, 2019. During the month of January, we will be accepting submissions of book-length fiction and nonfiction on the themes of the environment, animal protection, ecology, and wildlife — as always, we’re looking for exceptional, well-written, engaging stories. In the …

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On book returns & book tours

Most people outside of publishing don’t know anything about the concept of book returns, but for those of us in the industry, it’s a constant topic of conversation. Either we’re bemoaning the number of books that are returned (usually not in salable condition), or we’re wondering whether we’re missing opportunities by not allowing returns. So, …

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Your Author Website: Build or Rent?

Your author website is your virtual home on the Internet. Every author should have one, even if you also have homes on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. That’s because you need a home that is truly your own. A home that Google can index and make easily findable. A home that you control separate from platforms like …

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ACP is headed to New Zealand and Australia

We’re excited to once again be headed Down Under to meet with authors and readers. We have two events planned that all are welcome to attend:   Christchurch, New Zealand Writing about Animals: Literature’s evolving relationship with the animal kingdom November 10th, 3 to 5pm At the University of Canterbury New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal …

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An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor JoeAnn Hart

Many thanks to JoeAnn Hart for sharing her insights on the writing of “It Won’t Be Long Now,” included in Among Animals 2.  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I was driving along a highway and saw a black plastic trash bag in the middle of the road that must have blown …

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