Mariah Voutilainen reviews SMITTEN, edited by Candice Louisa Daquin

Indie Blu(e)’s Smitten should be your newest gift of poetry By Mariah Voutilainen Before I begin to review Smitten, a book that lays bare and re-frames (in a very personal manner) the love that women have for women, I must be equally open.  As I formed my thoughts, I realized that I was (and am) extremely nervous about how to respond … Continue reading Mariah Voutilainen reviews SMITTEN, edited by Candice Louisa Daquin

Eric Syrdal Reviews Conversations With My Higher Self by Rachel Finch

To walk outside your own body. To look back and see yourself as the universe sees you.  To see the entire story of your life laid open before you and to thumb through it page by page and truly understand.  To see clearly, all the events that have lead up to where you are now … Continue reading Eric Syrdal Reviews Conversations With My Higher Self by Rachel Finch

Reader Publishing Question: How much does it cost to publish a book?

Print-on-demand technology with easy user interfaces like KDP/Amazon means that you can literally self-publish a book for free.  Really.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with the expression “Print-on-demand", it means that you as a writer upload your finished manuscript and the service publishes a copy of your book when someone orders and pays … Continue reading Reader Publishing Question: How much does it cost to publish a book?

Indie Blu(e) Publishing is Seeking Social Media/Publishing Interns

Who We Are: Indie Blu(e) Publishing is a small independent press that is committed to providing an outlet for talented and diverse writers who we believe have something important to say.  We launched in November 2018 with the well-received We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through … Continue reading Indie Blu(e) Publishing is Seeking Social Media/Publishing Interns

Call for Submissions from Indie Blu(e) Publishing

Indie Blu(e) Publishing will be releasing a book of poetry and art entitled This IS What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women Smitten With Women in late Fall 2019. Themes of this anthology include identity, coming out, friendship, family, love, loss, romantic love and desire (rather than graphic erotica.) The deadline for submissions is June 16, 2019.  … Continue reading Call for Submissions from Indie Blu(e) Publishing

Five More Days to Submit to But you don’t LOOK sick: Battles we fight with invisible illness – an Anthology

Indie Blu(e) Publishing is still accepting submissions for an anthology about the lived experience of chronic, invisible physical illness. If you have been diagnosed with such an illness (for example: lupus, MS, fibromyalgia, chronic Lyme disease, migraine headache, etc.) or are a caretaker for someone who has, share your truth with us. We believe that … Continue reading Five More Days to Submit to But you don’t LOOK sick: Battles we fight with invisible illness – an Anthology

Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews John Biscello’s Arclight

What an incredible and irreplaceable collection. John Biscello has already earned his stripes with the first poem in his book Arclight. Biscello has that very rare quality of being a natural born poet. His use of words is so sublime and striking, it has the power to cast into shade, most other poets. Such is his … Continue reading Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews John Biscello’s Arclight