Battle Goddess Productions

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Battle Goddess Productions is a big fan of Fantasy in all shapes and forms. We enjoy hack-n-slash adventures, the inner workings of Dark Fantasy, to a bucket load of  paranormal, occult or mythology, to even the funny awkward reads.

Last year I was blown away with how often I was asked for advice on writing and formatting books, both print and digital formats. I have heard your cries and seen the scars of your battles in writing and publishing. In 2016, I am proud to say I will be starting Battle Goddess Productions. My aim is to help you be armed to win this war of words, layouts, formats, and guideline demands needed in order to produce a stellar end product. Whether you are aiming for an eye-catching paperback or an eBook that takes advantage of hyperlinks that connect your readers to your site or allow them to jump from chapter-to-chapter, I am here to provide that service!

BattleGoddessPro (at) Gmail (dot) com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Demonic Anthologies Volume IV

Demonic Classics: Once Upon A Debacle

The Pitch:

Demonic Classics is quite the challenge this time around. We are looking for Authors and Writers who want to add a dark humor twist to a fanfiction angle installment. Whether you intend to retell the whole story in a shortened format or dive deep into a famous scene and unravel it from within, we want your story to be inspired by a Public Domain literary work. We expect irony, a laugh, an ‘Oh no’, and some satirical twists to unfold. This year we are looking for stories between 2,000 to 5,000 words. Do not limit yourself to the list below, but feel free to email us if you need a title checked. Gutenberg.org is a great resource for doing so!

What stories fall into this category? Here’s a sampling:

  • Pride and Prejudice

  • The Raven

  • Moby Dick

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • Tale of Two Cities

  • Great Expectations

  • War of Worlds

  • Christmas Carol

  • Ulysses

  • Picture of Dorian Grey

  • Little Women

  • Anne of Green Gables

  • Count of Monte Cristo

  • Wuthering Heights

  • Treasure Island

  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow

  • Scarlet Letter

  • Time Machine

  • Find more here: http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scores/top

CURRENTLY TAKEN

  • Alice in Wonderland

  • Dracula

  • Nutcracker

  • MacBeth

  • Much to do about nothing - Shakespeare

  • Odyssey

  • Peter Pan

  • Beowulf

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Deadline

MAY 1st 2020 at Midnight EST

Publications 

September 2020

Rights, Usage, Compensation?

You retain rights to the work. I am simply approving it to be added with your permission to publish it in my collection for both eBook and Paperback. We are perfectly fine if its been published before, online some place, or even if you are submitting it to others. It's your Story and a piece you feel deserves to live in a tome on a reader's shelf. Unfortunately, I do not have the financial means to compensate you for your work, though I hope in the future I never have to say this again. In the meantime, all authors get to purchase books at cost and keep 100% of the profit made when selling the paperbacks in person. We also send all authors a contributors copy on us. 

We will be exclusively on Amazon.com in the first 90 days in order to take advantage of marketing opportunities. Paperbacks will be created and details of how Authors can get copies at-cost will be disclosed within the final group when word count and page count are finalized and pricing is known. We also promise some awesome chapter header designs for each author as a way to express our gratitude along with access to some stellar memes, banners, and marketing files for you to be able to push the book.

 

What am I wanting the money for? I wish to take Battle Goddess Productions to the next step by becoming a full blown Independent Publisher who can start taking on Authors like you and help you blossom. In order to do that, I have to build the funds in advance and my current day job cannot support that load in the way I want to represent fellow Authors. I am hoping that hosting an annual anthology showcasing my skills and talents, while supporting other authors will provide a way to build my reputation and ability to make this dream come true.

Submission Guidelines
  • Word Count: 2,000 to 5,000 (MAX Story Acceptance set for 25)

  • Font: Times New Roman, 12 pt, Double Line-Spaced, no double spaces between sentences

  • File Types: DOC, DOCX, RTF, TXT, PDF

  • Formatting:

    • 1" Margins all around

    • Justified body 

    • Headers on page 2 and beyond with "TITLE / LAST NAME / PAGE#" aligned on Right

    • First page Left Corner: YOUR NAME, EMAIL

    • First page Right Corner: "Word Count: #"

    • First Page Center: TITLE

And if that's too complicated I have included here an uploadable WORD DOC for your convenience: CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD FILE!

Where Do I Submit?

So you've read as far as here huh? Before you scroll further, make sure you've edited and polished your work the best you can! Be sure that you read the word count range and formatted your work to reflect my requests! Why? Because this will be my first means of declining submissions and I don't want to have to do that to anyone's work. I expect some grammar and quirky editing spoofs, but if I can't comfortably read through the story, then I have to also decline said work. SO, PLEASE! Take a moment and give it one last look before you submit! THANK YOU! Now that we've gotten the disclaimer out of the way, here's where and how to submit:
 

  • Subject Line:   "BGP QUERY: TITLE HERE by YOUR NAME"

  • Write me an email! Say hello, introduce yourself, and add a short one liner (or two) blurb of what your story is about!

  • Attach File: Once more, DOC, DOCX, RTF, TXT, and PDF File Formats are all I will accept. Anything else will be declined. Forgot to attach your file? Resend it! No need to panic!

  • Email:    BattleGoddessPro(at)gmail(dot)com

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