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We are always OPEN for submissions.

We release each book in print, ebook, and audio formats, and we will ask that these rights be available when we contract your book. At a minimum, books must be approximately 30K words in length. We strongly prefer books around 60K-100K words, however longer works are also considered. Anything under 50K words can only be released in ebook and audio formats.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; however please inform us immediately if your work is contracted elsewhere. Multiple submissions from a single author are also acceptable, though we ask that one novel is sent per email.

We only accept complete manuscripts in DOCX, DOC, or RTF electronic format. We do not accept queries or partial manuscripts submissions.

We do consider previously published works as long as they are currently out of print and you have the official release of rights from the previous publisher. We do not accept any fan-fiction based on the characters and/or a world under copyright and not in the public domain. This includes other books, TV shows, movies, radio programs, etc.

Submission Information

Manuscript Formatting Guidelines:

  • Use a common font (i.e., Times New Roman) 12 point.
  • Single space your manuscript with 1" margins.
  • No tabs! (use your word processor to set the indents of your paragraphs instead of using a tab to indent)
  • Make the first page a cover page and include your name, manuscript title, word count, and genre(s).
  • Scene breaks (POV shifts, etc.) should be indicated by four asterisks **** on a single centered line, with a blank line above and below.
  • Please name the manuscript file LastNameFirstName_TitleofBook.rtf. This assists our editors with tracking your manuscript through the review process.
  • The majority of our market is the US. Please Americanize (US English) your spelling, formatting, and style.

Please name your manuscript file LastNameFirstName_TitleOfBook. This assists our editors with tracking your manuscript through the review process.

Approximate waiting time is currently 90 -- 120 days, although we aim for less. You are invited to send an inquiry about your submission status after that time. Please use the address inquiry@mundania.com.

Manuscript Check List

Here are some things to consider before you submit:

  • Always present your best work. While we do thoroughly edit your book, your manuscript should still be as polished as you can possibly make it. Your cover email should give us the information we ask for, and nothing more.

  • Is this the first draft of your novel? If so, don't send it to us. You have one chance to make a good first impression. No one writes a perfect first draft--wait before sending, and make sure it's as good as it can be. Rewrite and edit a few times. It's helpful to get feedback from critique groups.

  • Is this your first novel? Everyone gets excited about his or her first novel. Most of the time, it may not be an author's best effort, however. Consider putting the first one aside for a while, write some more, then come back to it later. It's very important that you get feedback from other people experienced with writing who can be objective about your work. This doesn't include your mom, teacher, or BFF. Look for workshops, contests that give feedback, and critique groups.

  • Have you checked your book for things like: Head hopping (rapid point-of-view shifts), continuity errors (Fred's name changes to Sam halfway through the book, Julie's eyes are green, then brown, then green again) and other problems? We're looking for manuscripts with believable characters, interesting premises, crisp dialogue, and fast paced action. Your job is to entertain people! Technical skill is critical. Please be sure to spellcheck your work and use proper grammar. We immediately reject work with excessive errors in the first few pages. Although we have a team of skilled editors on staff, their job is to help polish books, not correct mistakes the author should have fixed in the first place.

  • Have you followed the guidelines? Re-read our guidelines before submitting. We need submissions to follow the guidelines for ease of review; anything not following them will not be considered.


  • Submit Your Manuscript

    There is a simple two-step process to submit your manuscript. Please read both steps completely before proceeding.


    Step 1: Fill out the following form with all of your book's information. This form will scroll. Once completed, click the SUBMIT button at the bottom.




    Step 2: Click the CHOOSE FILE button, which opens up a directory search window. Find your manuscript file and click OPEN. The directory window closes and you will see your document's name next to the CHOOSE FILE button. Now click the UPLOAD MANUSCRIPT BUTTON. If the manuscript uploads okay you will see a confirmation page.