SUBMISSIONS FOR ANTHOLOGIES

We accept only original, unpublished work.

Email your submission to:


submissions@ardentdawnpublishing.com

In the subject line, include:
 

Your Name + The name of your work + The abbreviated anthology title

(Jane Doe + Cool Title + X Anthology) 

In the email, include:


A standard greeting.

A separate title page with your real name, the name of your work, word count total, and your pen name (if applicable).

Your submission in a separate document, formatted according to the guidelines. Please DO NOT include your name on your submission.

A short description of your work and why it is a good fit for the anthology.

Your Biography (no greater than 350 words).

Social Media links.

Sign off with preferred name.

Submission Guidelines:

12pt Times New Roman 

1.5 spaced 

0.6cm indent 

1" margins

Footer with your page number

Header with your work's name

We understand that things happen!

To discuss exemptions and/or extensions, please email:

contact@ardentdawnpublishing.com

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TRIALS BY TIDES
*CLOSED*

From vagabonds and corsairs to krakens and sirens, craft a story with an element of the seas. We are looking for exciting plots and dynamic characters.

  • Requirement: Something ocean related - doesn't necessarily have to take place on water. Be creative!

  • Word count: 3,500 - 10,000 words

  • Fantasy/Science Fiction

  • In the subject line of your email, include "TBT ANTHOLOGY"

  • Deadline: JULY 31st 2021

  • No submission maximum
     

ROGUES AND REDEEMERS
*CLOSED*

Power often corrupts. But can the corrupted ever be redeemed? Craft a story where the main character is either corrupted or redeems themselves, or both. Grey morals, subjective interpretation, and fine lines are all welcome!

  • Theme: Corruption and Redemption

  • Word count: 5,000 - 10,000 words

  • Fantasy, Science Fiction

  • In the subject line of your email, include "R&R ANTHOLOGY"

  • Deadline: APRIL 30th, 2022

  • No submission maximum

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SHADOWTOUCHED
*OPEN*

Many of the darkest characters flourish in the dead of the night. Some have noble agendas, others more malicious. From villains to those who believe they are creating a better world, craft a story using the requirements below.

  • Requirement: Thieves, assassins

  • Word count: 3,500 - 10,000 words

  • Fantasy, Science Fiction

  • In the subject line of your email, include "ST ANTHOLOGY"

  • Deadline: OCTOBER 31st 2022

  • No submission maximum

THE FIERCE AND THE FORGOTTEN

*CLOSED*

It is often more than not that the true heroes go unnoticed. Craft a story where the characters save the day, but are either ignored or forgotten by history. We are looking for stories that have depth and emotion.

  • Theme: Forgotten heroes, loneliness

  • Word count: 3,500 - 7,000 words

  • Fantasy, Science Fiction

  • In the subject line of your email, include "F&F ANTHOLOGY"

  • No submission maximum

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 28th, 2023

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THE WISE AND THE WICKED

*CLOSED*

Power often corrupts... weave a story where the main character gains immeasurable power, only to have it ripped away. Be creative with how your character gains and loses their power.

  • Theme: Power and downfall

  • Word count: 4,000 - 10,000 words

  • Fantasy, Science Fiction

  • In the subject line of your email, include "W&W ANTHOLOGY"

  • Deadline: DECEMBER 31st, 2023

  • No submission maximum

GALDR
*CLOSED*

Spells, enchantments, and illusions... For this anthology, we are looking for stories with interesting takes on magic, and users of magic that are enticing to read about. Be creative!

  • Requirement: Magic

  • Word count: 2,000 - 8,000 words

  • Fantasy

  • In the subject line of your email, include "GALDR ANTHOLOGY"

  • Deadline: DECEMBER 31st, 2023

  • No submission maximum

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