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Short Story Call: “Vignettes of Love”

Hey there! We are now accepting submissions for our upcoming collection, “Vignettes of Love” which is due to be published February, 2018. These submissions may include: Personal Essays Short Stories Poetry This collection is focused on romantic love, not necessarily sexual love. We request that there be no graphic sex in your submissions. LGBTQIA submissions are […]

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Short Story: Stone Faces by Brent Harris

 Stone Faces by Brent A. Harris (Note: This story does not tie in to the events of A Time of Need, despite similarities.) The lime-green school bus squealed as it slowed along the circular drive reserved for field trips and tours. Rattling, the bus hissed to a halt on the cracked concrete. Gaius lurched in […]

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Happy New Year!

While our website hasn’t reflected it, we have made many changes and updates coming into the new year. We are working on some exciting projects and humming along here behind the scenes. We are starting strong this year by having four books in various stages of production as we hit the new year, and we […]

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Updates!

It’s been a busy year for Insomnia with the release of our first two books, The Vanishing of Katherine Sullivan, and Fields of Broken Steel. We are very proud of all the hard work done by our editors, authors, and cover designers this year, since we had a lot to do, and everyone put forward […]

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What We Provide Over Self-Publishing

Almost every author we have spoken to asks this question, and it’s a valid one. In today’s world of self-publishing authors have been provided unprecedented access to powerful tools which allow them to cut out the middle man and go straight to print. This has led to an industry revolution where it is a common philosophy that publishers are a dinosaur that will (and some think should) go extinct. However, self-publishing isn’t for everyone, and that’s where we come in.

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With Great Power…

Twitter is a great marketing tool, and it’s one we encourage our authors to engage in. It’s a fast-paced way to reach a lot of people at once, and engage them through the use of hashtags and discussion. However, many writers use Twitter wrong.

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What’s Your Marketing Platform?

Asking a publisher about their marketing techniques is an appropriate question. Particularly when approaching a green indie press (like we are), so I am always happy to discuss that with potential clients. Particularly since traditional publishing has a bad rap with writers for their lack of attention to marketing and antiquated marketing methods.

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