KoboWriting-Life-LogoInspired by a “Read Freely” philosophy and a passion for innovation, Kobo is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services. Read Freely stems from Kobo’s belief that consumers should have the freedom to read any book, anytime, anyplace – not only on the Kobo reader but on any device. As a result, Kobo has attracted millions of readers from more than 190 countries and features one of the world’s largest eReading catalogs with over 3.5 million eBook, newspaper and magazine titles. Visit Kobo


WMG logo vertical boxed color smWMG Publishing, Inc. is located in Lincoln City, OR. The company publishes fiction and nonfiction in hardcover, trade paperback, ebook and audiobook formats. Since its inception in 2010, the company has grown to a staff of six and an inventory of more than 400 titles. In 2013, the company launched Fiction River: An Original Anthology Magazine, which publishes seven volumes a year containing short fiction from New York Times bestsellers to debut authors. Visit the WMG website


Shadow Mountain Publishing Logo Shadow Mountain Publishing is passionate about clean content and empowering values. We publish approximately 25-30 titles a year—both general fiction and nonfiction for all ages, all genres. We have a strong interest in middle grade fantasy and clean romance. We are looking for creative authors who can write compelling stories with relatable characters and an authentic voice and who are willing to participate in marketing efforts to build their individual brand. Visit Shadow Mountain Publishing


HarperVoyager is part of HarperCollins Publishers LLC, one of the “Big Five” English-languish publishers and one of the world’s largest publishing companies. HarperVoyager (formerly Voyager) is HarperCollins’s worldwide science fiction and fantasy imprint whose mission is to find new voices to help expand the SF/F genres. Due to a small editorial team, they primarily accept agented submissions but post occasional open calls for submissions. Visit Harper Voyager
WordFire Press, a publishing company owned by New York Times bestsellers Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta, seeks to publish quality works of fiction and nonfiction, while pioneering new models of cooperation and profitability among authors, readers, booksellers, and the publisher. WordFire Press publishes works from such notable authors as Allen Drury, Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, Neil Peart, David Farland, James A. Owen, Rhiannon Paille, Mike Baron, Doug Beason, Mike Resnick, Brad Torgersen, Victoria Leigh, Bill Ransom, Steven L. Sears, Rebecca Moesta, June Scobee Rodgers, Mario Acevedo, Bruce Taylor, Jay Lake, Ken Scholes, John D. Payne, Peter J. Wacks, Mark Ryan, T. Duren Jones, Louis Moesta, Jessica Brawner, Steven Savile, David Sakmyster, Colum Sanson-Regan, Brooks Wachtel, Jeff Mariotte, David Boop, Quincy Allen, and others. WFP offers print versions of its titles, and direct sales on all major eBook platforms.  Visit the WordFire Press Website


Smashwords is an ebook distributor founded in 2008. Smashwords makes it fast, free and easy for authors and publishers to distribute ebooks to the world’s largest ebook retailers and library ebook platforms. Authors and publishers retain full control over how their works are published, sampled, priced and sold. If an author wants to price a book at free, you have that freedom! Visit Smashwords

Jacobin Photography is owned and run by Lauren Lang, a Colorado-based photographer who launched her business at Superstars! In addition to headshots and portraits, Lauren photographs events, cosplay, insects, plants, and wildlife. Visit Jacobin Photography