STORIES THAT ENCHANT THE MIND
Traditional Publishing Criteria
For Authors interested in publishing with Otherworlds Inc.
SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED TILL 2022!
The Otherworlds Inc is not just a creative studio, but a publisher of high fantasy, science fiction, cosmic horror, and paranormal works aimed at adults, young adults, and new adults. We publish novels, short stories, western comics, and manga across the world. We also provide our creators (authors and/or artist) with a full-service publishing experience, marketing support, and technical know-how, while ensuring that these creative world builders are truly able to compete against top names with a highly selective acquisition process. Be sure to check the genres we are currently interested in below.
We are also interested in: High/Epic Fantasy, Low Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Grimdark, Magical Realism, Fables, Sword and Sorcery, Romantic Fantasy, Urban Fantasy.
We are also interested in: Aliens, Alternate History, Parallel Universe, Apocalyptic, Cyberpunk, Dystopia, Robots/Androids/A.I, Time Travel, Steam Punk, Space Opera, Space Exploration
We are also interested in: Fairytale Horror, Post-Apocalyptic Horror, Lovecraftian Mythos, Supernatural Horror, Paranormal.
Includes: Short Story books and Anthologies.
Includes: Graphic Novels, Manga, and Webcomics.
We believe in transparency and will always be brutally honest with what we are looking for, how we work, and what we will need from you. There will be no subtle hints or assumptions made in regard to responsibilities and obligations. To us, the quality of a story is above everything and it be should nurtured.
Here at Otherworlds, we are looking for stories that engage the mind and set fire to the imagination. These stories can be submitted in traditional manuscripts if seeking publication for a novel, short story, or novella. It can also be submitted in script or sketch panel formats if seeking to publish in the comic or manga mediums. If the artistic work has been completed with illustrations, please show us the art and the pages for the completed version instead of just the script.
The length of the books vary depending on the medium in which you are choosing to publish in.
Exceptions can be made depending on the genre and if the word count does not stray too far from the industry norm.
For Text Only Manuscripts:
For Comic Book Scripts:
Comic Book Submissions will re-open in the third quarter- July 2021. Please sign up for the newsletter to be notified when we update our submissions criteria in preparation for accepting comic book submissions.
So you want to submit your manuscript to us? Awesome. Writing a book is hard work and publishing it is even harder work. There is a lot that goes into getting a book out and into the world. Our goal is giving you the best chance to succeed.
If you believe Otherworlds Inc is a goof fit for your project, check out our submissions page. We have compiled a Productions Checklist and a Marketing Checklist to help you prepare your project for submission with Otherworlds Inc.
We appreciate your interest, and we look forward to working with you in the future!
Please read the rules on this page before submitting your manuscript or comic proposal to the email below.
Response may take time depending on the amount of submissions, but we will always respond. Submissions are CURRENTLY CLOSED!
If submission button has an error, PLEASE notify us on the contact page.
PUBLISHER TIPS 1:
We accept Submissions in 12pt, Times New Roman, and double-spaced with 0.5 indents.
PUBLISHER TIP 2:
Try to keep your blurb at the 500 word count.
PUBLISHER TIP 3:
Make sure to build at least one social media platform such as instagram, facebook or twitter.
PUBLISHER TIP 4:
Write every day, even if it's one page.
Please read the rules on this page before submitting your manuscript or comic proposal.
Response may take time depending on the amount of submissions, but we will always respond.
Submissions are CURRENTLY CLOSED!
A video from our one of our authors in regards to why books get rejected. Carrow Brown is a talented writer and head of operations in our company. Be sure to check her videos out!