Entice us. Submit the opening (up to 1500 words) of your book (any genre) to Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest. All finalists are winners (small cash award) & can say that to prospective publishers. Deadline: 10/18/13. Details at www.writeradvice.com.
Parasite Publications is holding its First Annual Character Contest. We are looking for intense, mind-blowing character fiction in the form of a short story. 3 cash awards, $500 for 3rd place, $750 for 2nd and $1000 for 1st. Submission Requirements 1. Authors must submit original content without copyright restrictions. 2. Submissions must be between 2,000 …
Publishes paranormal romance, science fiction and fantasy, children
Publishes science fiction and fantasy novels in the 100,000 to 300,000-word range. Currently interested in the adult fiction subgenres of sword and sorcery, epic fantasy and contemporary/urban fantasy. Also looking for speculative young adult fiction in any subgenre. Accepts email submissions only.
Seeks agented nonfiction, plus futuristic science fiction, true crime, steampunk, YA-YA (YA written by young adults), horror, thriller, historical fiction, hard-boiled mystery, mainstream fiction, historical romance, time-travel romance and paranormal romance. Accepts email submissions only. See website for current needs.
Publishes commercial and literary fiction, historical fiction, mysteries, thrillers, suspense, romance, paranormal/horror, sci-fi/fantasy, nonfiction and young adult fiction. Submit from website form only.
Publishes poetry and fiction from Canadian authors, nonfiction from any author. Nonfiction subjects include creative nonfiction, business, sports, true crime, biography, pop culture, history. Fiction includes sci-fi/fantasy, graphic novels, literary fiction. Prefers electronic submissions.
LGBTQ fiction (general and genre), including action, romance, adventure, crime, mystery/ intrigue and speculative fiction (sci-fi/fantasy/ horror). Also publishes young adult fiction. Submit entire manuscript by email only.
Seeks strongly plotted science fiction and innovative fantasy; 100,000-130,000 words. Submit completed manuscript with synopsis using online submission manager or regular mail.
Devoted to science fiction and fantasy readers. Submit completed mss by regular mail. Bimonthly.