Submission Guidelines

We are currently seeking: 

Non-Fiction: Self-help, family & relationship, inspirational, and business & economics.  We are looking for fresh perspectives and new information & ideas. No poetry.
Science fiction: Prefer adventure/space opera genres. Salacious, negative and R-rated material will not be considered.
Fantasy: All genres, including paranormal. No young adult or salacious, R-rated material considered.
New Adult/Young Adult: Seeking fresh stories in all genres, especially contemporary. Prefer an inspirational or more wholesome slant - no salacious, R-rated material considered.
Middle Grade: Select middle grade accepted, all genres. History aspect a plus. No picture books.
Paranormal: Romances, light horror, mystery, etc. Salacious, negative and R-rated material will not be considered.
Mystery/Thriller: No salacious or R-rated material considered.
Christian: Non-fiction, inspirational, and contemporary fiction.

We DO NOT accept unsolicited full manuscripts, email attachments, or genres not listed above. Please see our submission guidelines for Freedom Fox Press for more genre options.

Please send by mail or email a query letter and a 2-5 page synopsis.  Your query letter should state:

  • title
  • approximate word count
  • specific genre and intended audience
  • critique partner's/editor’s contact information
  • author’s experience, background, and full contact information
  • defined marketing plan, promotional ideas, & online social platforms

Queries lacking any of the above information will be automatically rejected. All email queries with attachments will be deleted - paste all information directly into the body of the email. For mail inquiries, please include a SASE. Those lacking a SASE will not receive a response.

For non-fiction, please include an outline of the chapter & topic contents instead of a synopsis.

Authors who bring a network of contacts and fresh promotional ideas, along with a willingness to promote their work, will be considered first.

We prefer fresh material but will consider previously published work. (Previously published includes traditionally, self-published, and work posted online via Wattpad, blog, etc.)

Our response time is 2-4 weeks.

Send information to: 

Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.
Attn: Submissions Editor
P.O. Box 383
Pikeville, NC 27863-0383

or

inquiries@dancinglemurpressllc.com