Submissions

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Submissions are now closed for The Binge-Watching Cure. We will be contacting authors in February. 

Submissions for The Binge-Watching Cure II, Horror Edition, are now open. Please see our horror page for more information.

Please email us your story at bingecurebook(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com or follow this link and send us your story in DOC, DOCX, RTF, or PDF format, double spaced with human being-readable margins, and in a sensible font such as Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier. Don’t put your story in the body of the email.

Include the exact word count, along with your contact information at the top of the manuscript. (Click here for a good guide to how to format your story.)

Our FAQ has more information on what kind of stories we’re looking for and what kind of stories are not a match for The Binge-Watching Cure.

Please include a brief bio in your cover letter, as well as your contact information in both the manuscript and cover letter.  Briefly summarize the plot or provide a synopsis of your story and let us know what genre or subgenre, if any, your story is. If your story has been published elsewhere, let us know where and when. (Previously published stories are perfectly okay, but stories that are currently online are not okay.) Content is more important than format, so don’t sweat things like line breaks. We’ll try to get back to you as soon as we can. Submissions for our horror edition close on June 30, 2017 or whenever the word length categories are filled.

Please put your story’s title and word count in your email’s subject line. Include “Horror Edition” in the subject line, too, for submissions to our all horror edition. Please submit only one story at a time and read our FAQ about multiple submissions.

If you have a query about your submission, please use our contact page. If you write to us at the submissions address we might not see your message for a long while.

We are looking for stories within 15 percent of the following word counts, and within 20 percent for stories 10,000 words and longer. If a number has been crossed out, that story length has been filled.

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Be sure to include the following in your cover letter. We can’t consider your story without:

1. A short synopsis or summary– a sentence to a paragraph is fine. It’s okay to include spoilers in your synopsis.

2. What genre or subgenre, if any, your story is.

3. Your bio. If you have a website, Twitter handle, Facebook page or other internet presence, include that, too.

4. If your story has been previously published, let us know where and when.