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SEND ME YOUR MOST HORRIFIC TALES: The 2017 Bloodshot Books Call for Original Novels – LAST DAY!!

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What are we looking for?  Original unpublished horror novels (or long novellas) for our mid-2018/early 2019 schedule

Submission Period: August 1 – September 30th, 2017 <<— TODAY IS THE DEADLINE

Length: 30K to 120K. Please query for longer. Nothing shorter will be considered

Manuscripts in the following subgenres will be favored, but we are willing consider other subjects:

Whether you are a first-time author or you have published dozens of novels already, we are interested in your original manuscripts. This open call is not for my Second Sight imprint. Until I decide otherwise, that line of reprints will only be from solicited authors.

Submissions should be sent to petekahle@gmail.com with the following:

Simultaneous Submissions are allowed as long as you make us and the other presses aware of it.

We do NOT accept:

Please make sure your manuscript is formatted correctly. If it is not in the correct format, I will return it to you and ask you to resend it once it has been corrected.

PLEASE FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE LETTER

Don’t know the standard formatting guidelines? Go to this link and use them: http://www.marlyspearson.com/formatting_101.htm

We are NOT looking for:

Response Time: 90 days. Query if we take any longer. If I like what I’ve read so far, I will request the entire manuscript.

Payment: Royalty split and author copies (with the opportunity to buy more author copies at 50% of list price).

So, what are you waiting for?? Get me those manuscripts now!

p.s. – Short story writers, keep an eye out for another open call soon, sometime around November/December

 

 

 

 

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