Category Archives: marketing

First 25 writers/authors get free book inspection


Mariel Zuchniak is launching a new site for book marketing called Book Birr.


Book Birr is a marketing service developed by writers and readers for writers and readers. We help authors place books into the hands of readers and get reviews. In turn, we help readers discover new authors.


The first 25 writers or publishers to join Book Bier will get to try Book Birr’s inspection process free.

What you’ll get at no charge: 

  • Your book or publishing house listed on our book’s page free with links to your site and places readers can purchase.
  • The book Bier badge:
  • Opportunity to participate in the Book Birr promos.

That means you can try our vetting service at no risk today! just send us an email to with the first thirty pages of your completed book as in .rtf, .doc, or .docx format.

Publishers please fill out the publishers form.

Paying market for sci fi and fantasy poetry and flash fiction


“Dreams & Nightmares” magazine; details HERE:

Strange Horizons -paying market for fiction, poetry, essays, etc.


prefers stories under 5,000 but will consider up to 9,000 words; pays $.07/word with min. of $50; details HERE: