Thank you for your letter of interest in Ace and Roc Science Fiction & Fantasy. Here are a few good rules to follow when submitting a manuscript to us for consideration:
- Be sure that you are familiar with the type of fiction we are currently publishing.
- The usual length for a manuscript is between 80,000 and 125,000 words. Ace and Roc do not accept submissions of short stories, non-fiction, children's books, poetry, or artwork.
- All work should be submitted by emailing a query letter with the first ten pages of your book pasted in the body of the email. Do not attach any documents. Text should be formatted in the industry standard of Times New Roman 12 point font.
Our email address is email@example.com. Please note that we no longer accept paper submissions.
- Please submit your project to only one publisher at a time.
- Please allow 5 months for a reply to an e-mail query.
For additional information on publishers and markets for various types of manuscripts, you might wish to consult the current edition of The Writer's Market, which should be available in your local library or online at www.writersmarket.com.
Thank you for your interest in our company, and the very best of luck to you.
Ace/Roc Science Fiction & Fantasy