Submissions

Submissions are CLOSED
Any submissions sent while closed will be deleted unread.
Email Address:
     writingknightspress(at)gmail.com
Email Subject:
     "Submission - Pen Name"
Email Body:
     Pen name - Legal name; Email Address; Intended Release (Chapbook, Full Length, Mixed Media); Title of Collection; Titles of Pieces.

Also, please answer these questions:
1. Have you read a Writing Knights Press book before? Which book(s)? What did you think of the aesthetic, the content?
Note - Honest answers are encouraged. You do not have to like the book you read to be accepted to Writing Knights Press.

2. What lead you to submit to Writing Knights Press?
Note - Please provide a website or the person who suggested you send us your work.

3. What is your intended promotion strategy?
Note - Also, for your intended promotion strategy, please have something more than just "I'll post it on my Facebook/Twitter." Yes, do this, but plan to do some readings. We know it's hard, but if you don't believe in your work enough to take that step, why should we?

4. If you are rejected, do you want a critique or just the rejection?
Note - Critiques will not be extensive, we will probably just tell you things we liked about your submission in general, less what we didn't like unless it was glaringly repugnant.

5. Where can you be found online?
Note - This includes social media, blogs and online articles. Basically if it's you and it's online, we'd like to know.

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Email Attachment:
     Manuscript - .DOC (97-2003) files Accepted ONLY.

     8.5"x11" with 1" margins.
     Chapbooks may be poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction and/or black and white photography.
     Up to 25 page sample: any combination of Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction.
Note - If there are any issues with the file format, contact Writing Knights before submitting.

If there are images in the manuscript, DO NOT embed the images in the manuscript (ask us how to denote where each image should be placed). Please attach all image files as: JPG (300 dpi) separately.
-- NOTE -- If the images are not attached separately, we will consider rejecting the manuscript because taking the images out of a manuscript, making them into usable images then replacing them into the final manuscript is annoying. If you as the author cannot respect our time as publisher, why would we give our time to your work? --

>< NO PDF FILES ACCEPTED

>< NO GOOGLE DOC LINKS

     Expectations:
     We endeavor to publish any and all accepted submissions within 1 year of acceptance. However, we will not publicize a set schedule as our life outside of publishing is chaotic and easily changeable. We will inform the author as soon as possible if, for some reason, we cannot publish an accepted manuscript.


Types of Submissions:
     Chapbook (24-50, 5.5" x 8.5" pages);
     Full-Length (100+, 6" x 9" pages);
     Mixed Media  (24-48, 8.5" x 11" pages).

     We can utilize different lengths and sizes of pages on a case by case basis.

Simultaneous and Multiple Submissions:
     Accepted, but let us know if the piece(s) are accepted elsewhere when they are submitted.
Submit multiple submissions in one email.

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After Sample Acceptance:
     Writing Knights will send an Author's Guide which will tell you everything we need and expect from you as an author.

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Length of Publication:
     The book will be in print indefinitely with a Kindle E-book released eventually.

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Contracts:
     We do not have contracts yet, we're working on that. For now we deal with a good faith agreement.

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Compensation:
     10 author copies.
Royalties to be discussed privately.

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Author Copies:
     Cost + $1.00 + Shipping
Note - Shipping per book reduces as additional books are purchased.