So this week, I found two places that are accepting unpublished novels (slush basically) for a short period of time. Both of them want about 50 pages of a novel from any author who wants their novel read by a big-time publisher. I think these are great opportunities for those of us in SF/F. So here they are:
I’m not certain I will go for it, though. I don’t want to send my novel off until I’m ready. I don’t have the 80k finished level and it’s not polished as yet. But it is tempting!
Like my old friend the tomcat KittyCat or Quonsi as his owners call him, I have to assess our chances of getting good things from each hunting expedition. Not entirely certain that being in a veritable mountain of slush novel submissions is the best presentation for me…
2 thoughts on “open door submissions for novels”
They look like decent publishers.
I tend to judge publishers by their websites. If I don’t like the website design or layout, I don’t submit.
Yes they’re both great SF publishers! Check their list to see if your work is ‘a fit’. Good luck!