Dark Doorways Press Submission Guidelines

We are currently closed to submissions

    Submission Guidelines: Dark Doorways Press accepts queries and submissions for speculative fiction with darker elements: horror, dark fantasy, supernatural suspense/thriller, and straight up weird.

    We do not publish children’s books. We will consider poetry collections if the poems are creepy, like Edgar Allen Poe.

    Submission Checklist: We only accept manuscripts in Microsoft Word and will only read them if formatted properly per our formatting checklist below.

    Include the following:

    • First five chapters (up to 50 pages)
    • 500 word synopsis
    • One-page query letter. 

    Formatting checklist:

    • Microsoft Word (either .doc or .docx)
    • Times New Roman, 12 pt font
    • 1″ margins
    • Double spaced
    • The header must include the title/author name/page number.

    How to submit:

    We are currently closed to submissions.