September Fiction Contest CLOSED to Submissions

Thanks everyone who submitted a story! We’re knee-deep in fiction and we love it. But the contest deadline has passed and to be fair to those who got in on time, we can no longer accept submissions. But check back soon – we’ll be looking for Halloween stories in about two weeks! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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Feeling Jolly? Pass it around!

Spectacle Publishing wants your warm and fuzzy holiday heroes and heroines! Got a book about the best Christmas ever? Have you crafted a heart-warming tale of inspiration and cheer? Maybe you’ve got a wild ride about your best (worst) New Years resolution? Lets have it! What we’re looking for specifically: Full length novels (70,000 words or more) Holiday themed, positive, uplifting, human experience Character driven plots No clichés (unless they are damn clever) Send us only your very best work. We want to publish your work, but we also want it to be successful. Our editors take great pains to make sure your work gets a fair review. If they like your work, they work with you, becoming a creative partner, getting your work in the possible shape for success. Besides, think of what we went through to kid-nap a truckload of elves with mad editing skill. What are you waiting for? The Query Elf lives here. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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And the winner is…

We know you’ve all been waiting with baited breath for tonight. Well, we have too. We’ve received many great entries into our “grand opening” fiction contest. Good stuff running the gamut of genres. Our editors have been pouring over the ever growing stack of entries. They’ve been wrangling and debating, applying archaic and esoteric formulae to find the perfect story, the single finest gem in a dragon’s treasure trove of stories. Rest assured after weeks of due diligence and vetting, we finally chose the one the stands out as excellent fiction writing. Before we do the big reveal – alright, you caught us. We’re just screwing around. Here it is, right now: The winner of the Spectacle Publishing Media Group Fiction for “On The Brink… Volume I” is Laekan Kemp! Congratulations Laekan Kemp! Your story “The Dove” has earned you the featured author spot in “On The Brink… Volume I” and $100.00! You’ll be hearing from us soon. Thank you for your submission! Come on everyone; let’s hear some props for Laekan! To all of the writers who took the time to submit their work to our first anthology, thank you! We had a hellish time selecting the best. In fact, there were two first fights and one of our editors is… missing. Congratulations to all the authors included in our first publication. Those other writers who have been selected for the anthology will be contacted soon as well. Also, Spectacle Publishing would like to thank Dana O’Shea who provided us with some stellar photography for our first book cover. Check her photographs out and learn more at http://www.flickr.com/photos/37982364@N02/. Thank you all so much. Please keep sending us your very best work and stay tuned for On The Brink… Volume I in eBook and print format!     Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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Scare us (if you can)!

Spectacle Publishing is looking for some terrifying fiction to publish for Halloween. Give us your best monster stories; urban fantasy, terror, horror, vampires, ghosts, goblins, spiders, bats, werewolves and high-school teachers with long black fingernails and that thing growing on their noses! What we’re looking for specifically: Full length novels (70,000 words or more) Horror/Monster fiction Character driven, immersive settings with fresh plots No clichés (unless they are damn clever) Send us only your very best work. We want to publish your work, but we also want it to be successful. Our editors take great pains to make sure your work gets a fair review. If they like your work, they work with you, becoming a creative partner, getting your work in the possible shape for success. Don’t be afraid. Really. What are you waiting for? The Query Monster lives here. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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More Fiction!

You guessed it. We’re hungry for fiction! Spectacle Publishing is expanding and looking for full length manuscripts to publish. You’ve got one. We know you do. Polish it up and in the meantime send us a query! What we’re looking for specifically: Full length novels (70,000 words or more) Any Genre (but Halloween and Holiday books would be nice too!) Original, character driven stories in compelling settings. Stories that make you think. No clichés (unless they are damn clever) Remember: Do not email us the manuscript. Query first. These sites will help you write your query: http://www.poewar.com/how-to-write-a-query-letter/ http://www.agentquery.com/writer_hq.aspx http://www.charlottedillon.com/query.html Spell-check your work! Take the time to read it over before you send it. Send us only your very best work. We want to publish your work, but we also want it to be successful. Our editors take great pains to make sure your work gets a fair review. If they like your work, they work with you, becoming a creative partner, getting your work in the best possible shape for success. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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