Misha Burnett has partnered with Sanderley Studios to create a short fiction collection for young readers. They are now accepting submissions until 15th May 2021.
Submissions should satisfy the following criteria:
- Between 5000 to 10000 words
- Target audience: junior high to high school aged children
- Characters need not be the same age group as the audience, but young characters must demonstrate healthy obedience to parents and legitimate authority
- Plot should be action orientated, and showcase, but not preach, virtue.
- Stories should be an escape from real life drama
- All genres considered, but exotic settings preferred, such as science fiction and fantasy, wilderness survival and historical fiction
- Preference for previously unpublished stories, but may consider stories previously published online.
- Open Office preferred, Word and .rtf also accepted. PDF not accepted
Send questions or submissions to Misha Burnett at mjb63114 (at) gmail.com. Use [Name] Young Adventure Submission [Title Of Story] as the subject header for submissions. Include a brief description of the story, word count, genre, and publication history if any. Attach stories to the email.
For the original announcement, check out the link here.