Owl Hollow Press has acquired Bleeding Ink Publishing and has absorbed existing titles as of May 1, 2021. Bleeding Ink Publishing, a boutique press focused on speculative fiction for teens and adults, was founded in Cibolo, TX in 2019, and has published a list of high quality titles by authors such as J.M. Sullivan, Meradeth… Continue reading Press Release: Owl Hollow Press has acquired Bleeding Ink Publishing
Since we're opening to queries in June, we thought May would be the perfect month to talk all things querying. Additionally, we're very excited to try something we've never tried before: a LIVE reading and critique of actual queries from our inbox. If you have a query you'd like to send us, we'll choose a… Continue reading It’s Learning About Query Letters Month!
I’ve thought about rejection a lot lately, especially as we’re forced to choose between some really great stories for our upcoming anthology. Publishing is an industry rife with rejection, and we talk about it often, but I like thinking about rejection as a necessity to developing your best writer self rather than an evil to… Continue reading Why Rejection Creates Great Writers
This month we're talking about writing queries. Queries are the cover letter, of sorts, that you as the author send out to agents and editors when your book is ready to be thrust out into the world. Like a cover letter, queries include an intro, where you address the person to whom you are sending… Continue reading
As we ramp up on the short story reading for our anthology submissions, I’ve been thinking about why short stories are so great—especially for authors whose focus is on longer fiction like novels. Next week we’ll talk about short story structure and tips for writing, but today we’ll focus on why writing them matters. Learn… Continue reading Five Reasons Novelists Should Write Short Stories