The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.  ~Samuel Johnson


Are you looking for an agent? Author Candi Wall is hosting top agent Jenny Bent on her blog on May 29, 2011. Jenny will take pitches from selected posters. Check out Candi’s blog for details on how you can participate.


I have a new books out. My Upside Down Life is my first YA, written under the name Jamie Sterling. It’s available now on Amazon. Check it out.


Daily Science Fiction publishes science fiction and fantasy stories from 100 to 10,000 words. Payment is  8 cents per word. They are especially interested in flash fiction – stories under 1000 words. Check out their submission guidelines.


Fantasy Magazine publishes all kinds of fantasy stories – from traditional fantasy to urban fantasy to magical realism. Their Guidelines link leads to a Contact Us page, but I understand they’re a paying market and the quality of the stories on the site is high, so it’s worth checking out.


If you love cats, I Love Cats magazine would like to read your short story — up to 1000 words. Payment is $50 on publication. Read the guidlines here.


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