Horror

March 10, 2016

Hydra: A Digital First Imprint of Random House

UPDATED January 2019 – Hydra it is not open to direct submissions any longer. It does not seem likely that that will change at any point. Hydra is a digital first Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror imprint of Random House. That means that they publish manuscripts in an e-book format that is available everywhere (Amazon,…

January 21, 2016

Angry Robot: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Angry Robot is a respected science fiction and fantasy publisher that occasionally dips into related genres (such as urban fantasy, steampunk, and horror). Angry Robot was originally funded by HarperCollins. They are now part of Watkins Media Ltd. They offer advances and good royalty rates. The contract they offer covers print, e-book, and audio book…

January 14, 2016

Samhain Publishing: Book Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Updated June 13th 2016 Samahin has closed their doors. Do not submit. Samhain Publishing is an independent publisher of romance and horror books.  They publish digital and print versions. They have good distribution. Founded in 2005 as a digital only publisher, they have now published over 2200 titles by over 600 authors. Just from glancing…

November 12, 2015

Ghostwoods Books: Submission Guidelines

Ghostwoods Books is a small publisher that has been around for five years now. They publish books in paperback and e-book editions. They publish sci-fi, fantasy, speculative fiction and non-gore horror novels for adults. They recently ran a successful crowd funding campaign that will allow them to publish at least 6 books this year. Usually…

November 5, 2015

Ghost Pines Publishing: Submission Guidelines (Dark Fantasy)

UPDATE: They have gone out of business. Ghost Pines Publishing is an independent press dedicated to dark fantasy fiction. They go to great length to define the term dark fantasy, but the main points appear to be that dark fantasy is sympathetic to the monsters themselves and it is set in a contemporary setting with…

April 16, 2015

Cohesion Press: Now Accepting Book Submissions

UPDATED April 2019: They appear to only be publishing anthologies now, and they often have open calls for stories for anthologies, but they are no longer publishing novels. Cohesion Press is a small press publishes novels in the sub genres of military horror, military sci-fi, and creature-based thrillers. They have only been around for a…

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