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Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.

P.O. Box 383

Pikeville, NC 27863-0383

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from bienenstich
Jul 23, 2018 4:55 pm

EQ: 2/8/18
PR: 2/13
FR: 3/5
RR: 3/26
resubmit: 4/26
5/14: Accepted

They are super on top of things, friendly, helpful...and I know several authors who have published with them and only have had great experiences.
Middle Grade Fantasy
from stephpeterson
Jul 23, 2018 8:04 am

EQ after #IWSGPit request 7/19/18
ER 7/23- said my Middle Grade fantasy is too dark for their line.
from SaraCo
Jul 29, 2017 1:14 pm

EQ: 7-18-17
ER: 7-29-17 (form) Almost relieved...the thread about them on absolute write was making me nervous
from LynnMC
Apr 12, 2017 9:12 am

queried: 3/29/17
partial request: 4/11/17. Very positive! Liked what they read in the synopsis and query. They asked for the 1st and last chapters.
Literary thriller/paranormal (72k)
from jodimcduffiemcmannis
Jul 23, 2016 11:50 am

We are currently seeking:

Non-Fiction: Self-help, family & relationship, inspirational, and business & economics. We are looking for fresh perspectives and new information & ideas. No poetry.
Science fiction: Prefer adventure/space opera genres. Salacious, negative and R-rated material will not be considered.
Fantasy: All genres, including paranormal. No young adult or salacious, R-rated material considered.
New Adult/Young Adult: Seeking fresh stories in all genres, especially contemporary. Prefer an inspirational or more wholesome slant - no salacious, R-rated material considered.
Middle Grade: Select middle grade accepted, all genres. No picture books.
Paranormal: Romances, light horror, mystery, etc. Salacious, negative and R-rated material will not be considered.
Mystery/Thriller: No salacious or R-rated material considered.
Christian: Non-fiction, inspirational, and contemporary fiction.

We DO NOT accept unsolicited full manuscripts, email attachments, or genres not listed above. Please see our submission guidelines for Freedom Fox Press for more genre options.

Please send by mail or email a query letter and a 2-3 page synopsis. Your query letter should state:

title and brief synopsis
approximate word count
specific genre and intended audience
critique partner's/editor’s contact information
author’s experience & background
defined marketing plan, promotional ideas & social platform

Queries lacking any of the above information will be automatically rejected. All email queries with attachments will be deleted - paste all information directly into the body of the email. For mail inquiries, please include a SASE. Those lacking a SASE will not receive a response.

For non-fiction, please include an outline of the chapter & topic contents instead of a synopsis.

We require that all work submitted be edited by critique partners or a professional editor.

Authors who bring a network of contacts and fresh promotional ideas, along with a willingness to promote their work, will be considered first.

Our response time is 2-4 weeks.

Send information to:

Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.
Attn: Submissions Editor
P.O. Box 383
Pikeville, NC 27863-0383


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