Well after some advice from a friend, I decided to hit the library on my day off.
Step 1 is to get some target info. (Step 0 is obviously: Write something.)
Apparently there is no better information on prospective publishers than the Writers’ Market Guide.
With advice on publishing and more listings than you can shake a stick at, this is definitely the place to start. So I hit book with a pocket full of quarters. Several copies later… I walked out of the library in a rain storm.
Whether the universe is weeping with joy or fear over my efforts, I can’t say. But I’ve got half a dozen companies from the “big publishers” listing and a few pages of advice that interested me. Next, we’ll glance over their standards and pick the first