Submissions are now CLOSED.
These are the guidelines for our next anthology project, tentatively titled “Bicentennial Columbus,” to be printed in August 2012. This book will coordinate with the 200th Celebration of the founding of Columbus, Ohio.
We are seeking fiction and non-fiction narratives that conform to the following guidelines:
Theme: Columbus Past, Present and Future – All stories must be set between 1812 and 2212. More information on the theme.
Genre: Any genre is fine. Note: We are looking for narratives (stories).
Minimum Word Count: 1 word
Maximum Word Count: 10,000 words
Ideal Word Count: 2,500 – 7,500 words
Submissions Open: April 23, 2012
Submissions Close: May 27, 2012
Content: Stories must not exceed reasonable content for a PG-13 rating. Language, violence and sexual themes with a purpose are fine, however, gratuitous violence and graphic sexuality will not be accepted. More info on PG-13 guidelines.
How to submit your work:
1) Create a free CCC account (register here).
2) Confirm your account via the email you registered.
3) Log into your account at ColumbusCoop.org.
4) Click on “Submit work for anthology.”
5) Fill out the simple form and upload your work.
*You must submit your work as a PDF. Creating a PDF is free and easy. Get PDF instructions.
Compensation: Writers who are selected for publication will share an equal portion of the book’s profits. Submitting your work does NOT obligate you to publish with us. If your work is selected for publication, you’ll receive an offer, which you may choose to accept or decline at that time.
Submission Cost: Your first submission for this project is free! If you would like to submit additional stories for consideration, the fee is $9 per story. ”Writer” and “Executive” level CCC members may submit up to three stories at no additional charge.
Publication: The book will be distributed to local retailers and sold online. The work will also be published to Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, iTunes iBooks and Google Books, among other markets. Release date to be determined, but projected to be mid-August.