Win a Hybrid Publishing Contract!
- Status: Closed
- Prize: $32
- Entries Received: 1
- Winner: francisTRP
Forge Publishing is a new Australian hybrid publishing company on the hunt for sci-fi, fantasy and/or speculative fiction fusion manuscripts.
The winner will also receive a free manuscript (or outline) assessment! This looks at:
- Overall plot/subplots
- Character growth
- Author voice
- All submissions must include a fusion between the above genres (or their subgenres) only, and be aimed at a young adult or adult audience.
- All subgenres of speculative fiction, fantasy and sci-fi are accepted.
- Stream-of-consciousness style of writing is looked on favourably.
- Themes around courage, heroism, and/or good vs. evil are accepted; romance as the main plot is not accepted.
- Characters must be fully fleshed out, and the hook must be in the first sentence.
- All works must be submitted in UK English.
- The word count is between 55,000 at 80,000 and includes a detailed synopsis.
- Alternatively, if you have an outstanding idea for a story, let us know: a full plot outline and detailed synopsis will be required.
- Manuscripts with excessive violence, rape, or hate speech will not be considered.
- Manuscripts that are non-fiction, are aimed at children, or are not of the above genres only, will not be considered.
The winner is not required to accept a hybrid publishing contract upon winning.
“Excellent to work with.”