*Authors who wish to participate can sign up any
time from October 1st to November 20th, 2012
by filling out the sign-up form on this page.
*Your submission must be emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than
November 20th, 2012 for inclusion.
authors should include the title, author's name, their website or profile URL,
any rating information (see below), and specify whether the submission is
original fiction or fanfiction in the body of the email. Additionally, authors
are welcome to include a note to readers should they choose to do so.
*Authors may include a brief bio in lieu of an author's note if they so
choose. Artists are encouraged to provide a bio for inclusion on an Artists'
Acknowledgement Page as well.
*Submissions should be emailed as .doc,
.docx, .rtf attachments, or sent as a Google Doc to email@example.com. Please do not
send .pdf or .mobi versions.
*Submissions should be in Times New Roman,
12-point font, and double spaced.
*Submissions can be any length, genre,
or rating, original fiction or fanfiction. Stories containing bestiality, rape,
abuse, incest or similar offensive themes will not be
*Any submissions with mature or NC-17 ratings must be clearly
*Stories MUST be edited prior to submission and
be publication ready. We reserve the right to reject any submission that is
not publication ready (ie: proper spelling and grammar, formatting,
*If the submission is fanfiction, it must be from an original
author who has not expressly forbidden fanfiction. ie: JR Ward and Anne Rice
have both requested that fans not use their characters or plotlines in works of
*Artwork such as a story or author banner or a book cover
(where appropriate) may be included with your submission.
*If you would
like an artist to help provide a banner for your submission, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your story
details no later than November 5th, 2012 so we can contact
volunteer artists on your behalf.
*Original fiction authors retain all
rights to their work, and merely grant us the one-time, non-exclusive right to
publish their work in the Compilation. Original characters, plotlines, and story
elements in fanfiction pieces belong to their creator.
authors, we ask that you refrain from posting your stories to your profiles
until December 15th, 2012.
It's our belief that every
author who wishes to participate in the fundraiser should be able to do so
whether they write fanfiction in their spare time or are New York Times
bestsellers. As such, and provided that the submission guidelines are met, all
stories will be accepted. In exchange, all authors will receive the compilation
free of charge, and will be listed on the Fandom for Preemies blog as a
contributing author. We encourage you to let others know of your participation.