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Submission Guidelines

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​Please send us your literary nonfiction manuscript for consideration:

  • No minimum word count

  • Please no postal submissions

  • No simultaneous or multiple submissions; no re-submissions.

  • Only Microsoft Word DOC or DOCX files will be accepted (standard manuscript format)

  • Only unpublished work in English is submissible.

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Please read carefully before submitting:

  • Some profanity is fine. Use whatever words are appropriate for your narrative.

  • Some sex in a story is okay but should be justified 

  • No excessive gore or violence. (no wading through streets of blood, please)

PROFANITY WARNING: PROFANITY-LACED WORK WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED.

SEXUAL CONTENT WARNING: GRAPHIC SEXUAL CONTENT OR INNUENDO WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED.

IVORY ROOK PUBLISHING RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE PUBLICATION FOR ANY REASON.

Try not to send us this:

  • Partial or incomplete manuscripts

  • Previously submitted manuscripts, unless they have been edited according to the Revision Letter

  • Multiple manuscripts at once from the same author

  • Simultaneous submissions is cause for immediate rejection

  • Please do not submit poetry

1st-person narrative

Although we will publish 1st person narrative, we'd prefer to receive manuscripts in 3rd person.

 

Your submission must include:

  • A Microsoft Word document (.docx only)

  • A one-page synopsis of your manuscript

  • 12 point Arial or Georgia fonts ONLY

  • 1 inch margins

  • Double spaced text

  • The complete manuscript

  • Short Author bio (please do not include author  picture)

Response Time and Response Status

We usually respond within a few days, but if you haven't heard from us within 30 days, please send a follow-up email. 

We try to send an auto-responder message in response to every submission we receive. If you haven't received an auto-response within 24 hours after submitting, please send an email asking for confirmation that we've received your manuscript. 

Withdrawal policy

After you submit a manuscript, we strongly prefer you don't withdraw it. If you withdraw your submission, we will not consider any version of that manuscript in the future. If you must send a withdrawal request, please do so by e-mail.