WE ARE CLOSED TO NOVEL SUBMISSIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THANK YOU
Grand Mal Press is seeking quality novels in the 70,000 to 90,000 word range. Genres we are looking for include:
We are NOT interested in Erotica, or Graphic Novels.
We are NOT accepting submissions for short story collections or novellas at this time.
Payment: Authors will receive an advance up front. Authors will also earn quarterly royalties.
Book Format and Accessibility: Books will be printed in POD format, with ebooks released in tandem. This means they WILL be available through online retailers such as Amazon.com, Borders.com, etc. We will also actively seek reviews and will promote it to the best of our abilities.
Submission guidelines: Email your manuscript as an attachment to grandmalpress_AT_gmail_DOT_com. Submissions MUST be made in 12pt Times New Roman, SINGLE SPACED in "normal" format. Failure to abide may result in your work not being considered. Please include a very short synopsis as well.
Include your name and e-mail address on the cover page together with a short bio. Include the following: "This work is entirely original and my own and has not been previously published in any format whatsoever." If you have the ability and intention to promote the book containing your work, please let us know your plan. No simultaneous submissions. No reprints. Put "Novel Submission" somewhere in the subject line of your email. Also include as much of the Title as possible in the subject line.
Return time: Decisions concerning acceptance or rejection will be made within a reasonable time by e-mail. If you have not heard from us after 3 months inquire by e-mail.br>
3/14/13: MUTE by Jeffrey Hale is officialy out in paperback and ebook formats!
2/20/13: SORCERER by Geoffrey James is officialy out in paperback and ebook formats!
2/11/13: On Thursday February 14th, 2013 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will interview the distinguished scholar and author Geoffrey James whose historical novel "The Sorcerer" on Elizabethan magus John Dee has just been released by us. It should be noted that Geoffrey James is also the author of "Enochian Evocation of Dr. John Dee," and "Angel Magic', both factual and practical works on the magical art. Geoffrey brings a unique combination of talents to his novel: he is an historian, a magician and a masterful story teller. Tune in here: The Hermetic Hour
1/14/13: We've got AUDIO BOOKS! A Pack of Wolves, Last Stand in a Dead Land, and Dead Dog, are currently available from Audible.com More audio books are on the way!
12/26/12: We are having a 99 cent Kindle sale for the next five days! Details HERE
12/25/12: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all.
12/01/12: We will be releasing ANGEL STEEL by Randy Chandler and THE DEAD BOY by Craig Saunders.
11/31/12: Through the In Between, Hell Awaits by Robert Essig is now out! If you like demons this book is for you.
10/31/12: Happy Halloween! Grab some of our spooky books to put you in the mood.
6/25/12: We will be publishing Robert Essig's novel Through the In Between, Hell Awaits
6/25/12: We will be releasing the horror novel MUTE from Jeffrey Hale. More info to come.
4/10/12: We've accepted a great sci fi/mystery novel from Cliff Johns. More info to come.
3/01/12: Check out this awesome trailer for A PACK OF WOLVES.
2/23/12: THE FLESH OF FALLEN ANGELS and DEAD THINGS should both be out in March.
1/03/12: Happy New Year! Look for Craig Saunder's hilarious novel, SPIGGOT, due out in a couple weeks!
12/05/11: Eric S. Brown's newest novella, A PACK OF WOLVES, now available!
12/01/11: Iain Robert Wright's ANIMAL KINGDOM now available on kinde. Paperback coming soon!
9/21/11: New novels on the way from Iain Robert Wright and Craig Saunders, two great authors from across the pond!
8/29/11: New books on the way from Eric S. Brown and Nick Cook.
5/9/11: The detective horror antho is out. We've also accepted books from Gregory L. Norris, Randy Chandler, and David T. Wilbanks. Our first Mystery Novel is on the horizon, written by Robb White.
4/23/11: The Detective Horror antho is now CLOSED to submissions. Thank you.
3/31/11: We are almost done filling the detective horror antho. Cover design should be up in a couple weeks. And we are still open for novel submissions.
12/15/10: The Detective Horror anthology has been reopened to submissions. If you submitted during the last period we will be contacting you very soon. We apologize for the delay.
12/08/10: WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR NOVEL SUBMISSIONS. See our submissions page for more info.
12/07/10: We are back to working on the Hard Boiled Anthology. We hope to have the TOC in a week or two. Thanks.
10/12/10: PLEASE NOTE: The Hard Boiled Horror anthology is backed up. We will get back to you as quickly as possible. The Alien Horror anthology table of contents should be released by next week. Thanks!
10/01/10: Submissions have closed. Thank you.
8/9/10: Grand Mal Press is now accepting submissions to our first TWO anthologies. Details on our submissions page.