We're also looking for graphic novels, or out-of-print titles needing a reboot, that relate to any of the above genres.
Unless they embrace topic(s) above, we are not seeking books in the general categories of Classics, Children's, Romance (typical or paranormal), Erotica, Porn, Chick Lit, Mystery, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sports, Travel, Autos, History, War, Diaspora, Politics, Business, Economics, Finance/Money, Taxation, Employment, Real Estate, Cooking, Collectibles/Antiques, Language, Computers/Technology, Science/Math, Space/Astronomy, Dance, Drama/Film/TV, Writing/Reference, Law, Self-Help, Relationships, Sexuality, Gender, Religion, Music, Education/Learning, Health/Fitness, Pets, Hobbies, Comics, Games or Gaming, or Biography.
At the moment we're also not considering zines, multimedia, videos, or films, although that may change in the future.
1. All types of hacking—culture, computers, bodies, etc.
2. Zombies, vampires, werewolves, and mummies excluded
3. Especially Abnormal & Lacanian psychology
Before submitting, consider reading our About page. Even better, read one of our published books so you know a little about our style.
Next, confirm that your manuscript is complete, error-free, and that its subject matter is related to one or more of the genres we're seeking (see list above).
Note that we accept submissions by email only.
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In the body of your email, please include:
Email the above to contact at freakshowbooks.com with the word Submission somewhere in the subject line.
We respond to all queries, and typically within 3 months. If we'd like to see more, we'll request a longer sample of your manuscript. If you don't hear back from us in 3 months, feel free to contact us again. We appreciate your patience.
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