SUBMISSION

Note: The Zuma Publishing will NEVER publish your story without a contract.

Do you have an amazing story you want to share with the world? If yes, send your manuscript to us at submissions@zumapublishing.com

Please ensure that you edit your manuscript to the best of your ability before taking this step.

Note that this does not guarantee acceptance. We also advise that you read your work aloud to yourself as this helps catch those errors you may have missed. Also, read and follow our guidelines for how we want the story.

Anthology

The Zuma Publishing is seeking short stories in any genre for our upcoming anthology, ‘Survive’.

All stories must be centered on survival or surviving. This can be any kind of survival; in the desert, deep down in the ocean, from abuse or violence, or even from yourself.

Stories should be between 2000 to 6000 words long. See guideline for how we want the story 

Submission opens on 1st April to 30th July 2019.

To submit your entry submissions@zumapublishing.com

what we want

For us to consider any work, it must, among other things, educate, entertain, and have a distinct purpose or moral. First check out how we want our stories here.

  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Folklore
  • Historical fiction
  • Horror
  • Thriller
  • Mystery
  • Romance (historical, contemporary, and speculative)
  • Science fiction

guidelines

We understand the hard work in writing a story, and we are committed to ensuring that each manuscript gets the attention it deserves, while cutting through the wait that most publishers subjects the writers to.To ensure that your story makes the cut for what we are looking for at this time, we encourage you to read through our guidelines and what we are looking for.

Guidelines

• In the subject line of your email, type the Genre: Query: Title . (e.g. Thriller: Query: Undersea Goddess)

• In the body of your email, copy your cover letter (not more than 1500 words with at least 2 of your social media links (links only), a pitch (not more than 1000 words), and word count.

Your contact information including mailing address, phone number, complete name, and  pseudonym if applicable.

• Send only the first 3 chapters of your manuscript or  first 15 pages in black color of 1 of these fonts: Arial , Times New Roman, or Courier. RTF, Doc or Docx, NO PDF.

No headers or footers or page numbers.

 

When you send your manuscript to us, we will respond to you within weeks, or 2 months at most. Do not send a follow up email.

To confirm receipt, you will receive an acknowledgement response.

Please ensure that you follow the rules or you email will be deleted without a peak at your story.

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