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Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy manuscripts wanted

snowbooksIf you are working on a genre novel this sounds like a very good opportunity.

SNOWBOOKS – a British independent publishing company set up in 2004 – welcome unsolicited manuscripts straight from authors. Although they do publish general fiction and non fiction, right now they are looking for horror, science fiction or science fantasy books. The minimum length is 70,000 words and yes, you should have written the entire manuscript, and revised it, because they want to see the whole thing straightaway – not just the first three chapters which is the usual procedure

You can find the submission rules HERE. Follow them to the last letter and full stop. They make it very clear that they delete sloppy manuscripts. I like the fact that if you get a contract they advise you to have it checked by someone else such as the Society of Authors – that’s very good advice.

Good luck!

Following on from the comments on this post I have written a new article called WHEN WRITERS SHOULD BE SUSPICIOUS

  

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16 comments on “Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy manuscripts wanted

  1. The Story Reading Ape
    January 12, 2016

    Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    AUTHOR OPPORTUNITY – Many Thanks Bridget 😀

  2. gipsika
    January 12, 2016

    Reblogged this on the red ant and commented:
    Found on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog, followed back to Bridget Whelan Writer’s blog. Authors listen up: What a lovely opportunity, submit, submit and let me know how it went!

  3. gipsika
    January 12, 2016

    Thanks, Bridget! I reblogged, hope you don’t mind!

  4. frenchc1955
    January 12, 2016

    Thank you for sharing this opportunity!

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  6. Jan Hawke
    January 12, 2016

    Reblogged this on Jan Hawke INKorporated and commented:
    Thanks for sharing this one Bridget! 😀

  7. scottishmomus
    January 12, 2016

    They sound like a unique sort of company. Up front and honest in their approach. I’m saving them for future reference. Thanks for sharing.

  8. kvennarad
    January 13, 2016

    Why would any reputable publishing company want to cut out somebody who looks after an author’s interests? Very suspicious of this!

    • bridget whelan
      January 13, 2016

      You raise a really important point – so important and interesting I want to write a blog post about it. Hopefully today maybe tomorrow, Soon!

  9. Pingback: When writers should be suspicious | BRIDGET WHELAN writer

  10. bridget whelan
    January 14, 2016

    Just written a new post about why writers should be wary in general and why I thnk Snowbooks is a reputable company

    • kvennarad
      January 15, 2016

      I just made a lengthy comment on it which seems to have disappeared into your spam bucket. Would you check, please? Thanks. 🙂

      M

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