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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
If your manuscript meets ALL of the above criteria,
please send an email to
submissions@flashlightpress.com, exactly as follows:

The subject of your email must say:
Query for [fill in title of your manuscript]

Copy the following into the body of your email, and  fill  in every field.
Your name:
Occupation:
City, State, Country:
Title of story:
Word Count:
Target Age:
Prose or Rhyme:
Subject or theme of story:
One-line hook (a snappy line that will make us want to read your story):
Short summary (5 sentences or less):
What makes your story unique:
If you have been published previously, list titles, publishers, and pub dates:
Anything else you'd like to tell us:

Finally, attach your manuscript (as a pdf or Word doc) to the email.

Within a few weeks, you should receive an automated reply that we received
your query. If we are interested in your story, we will contact you within
three months.

We do not accept snail mail submissions.
ARTISTS who want to be considered as illustrators
for our projects should send their URL and a few lo
res samples to
artsubmissions@FlashlightPress.com.
AGENTS (and ONLY agents) who would like
to submit a project should send their submissions
to
agentsubmissions@flashlightpress.com.
SUBMIT YOUR WORK VIA EMAIL:
Flashlight Press only publishes fictional children's picture books.
Make sure your manuscript:
  • targets 4-8 year olds
  • is under 1000 words
  • has a universal theme
  • deals with family or social situations
  • feels like a Flashlight Press book. Study our books to
    determine whether your story is a true fit.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: