Submission Guidelines

Dark Speculative Fiction Linked Novella Trilogies
Apocalypse Ink Productions is looking for 3 linked dark spec-fic novellas of 20-25K words each. Paying market.  Authors will receive a small advance per novella, a royalty of 15% of the cover price of all physical print editions sold, a royalty of 35% of the cover price of all electronic e-book editions sold. All royalties earned will apply towards the Author advance. Novellas are not packaged. (IE: It's possible to earn out the 2nd novella before the first.)

What we want: Horror or dark urban fantasy preferred. No zombies. No far future. No middle grade. Adult side of YA only. Think of stories set between 1950 and 2020. Must have a supernatural element.

QUERY Reading Period: Jan 1, 2014-31 Mar 2014. (Do NOT send your query before this time.)
Send a 1-2 page query in the body of the email. Include the synopsis of each novella, your writing history, and anything you think is relevant to the query. If your query is selected, the first novella manuscript will be requested for consideration in April 2014.

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Non-Fiction Book on Writing in the Internet Age    
Apocalypse Ink Productions is looking for a non-fiction writing book relevant to writers working in today’s transitional period of self-publishing, small press, and tradition publishing. Paying market. Authors will receive a small advance, a royalty of 15% of the cover price of all physical print editions sold, a royalty of 35% of the cover price of all electronic e-book editions sold. All royalties earned will apply towards the Author advance.

What we want:
Books that talk about the business of writing, publishing, and/or PR in today’s world of social media and changing markets. This is not a “how-to write” book. There are plenty of those out there. These books should be about navigating e-markets, self-pub resources, dealing with small press, research tips and tricks, advice from the pros on all sides of the debate, etc…

QUERY Reading Period: Mar 1, 2014-30 May 2014. (Do NOT send your query before this time.)
Send a 1 page query in the body of the email. Include the synopsis of book, a sample chapter, your writing history, and anything you think is relevant to the query. If your query is selected, the full manuscript will be requested for consideration in June 2014.

 

Send all query submissions to submissions@apocalypse-ink.com