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Submission Guidelines

General Guidelines

There apply to all submission types.

*Except as requested by Echoic Mobile Press or with written consent of the original author.

"Check for an open submission link on the request board for what we are currently accepting. We do not accept all submissions types at all times."

Novels- Single Path Novels- Multiple Path Novellas/novelettes Serial Novels Short Stories Poetry Articles Comics Graphic Novels

Novels- Single/ Limited Paths

A limited-path novel is a work where one read-through on the main text >50k words. It can be a normal linear novel, have hidden chapters or an alternate ending or two. For stories using extensive multiple paths, please see below. Check out the request board to see what genres and sub-genres we are currently looking for specifically, but don't hesitate to submit a good idea.

  • The subject line should read: [Novel-limited-"your last name"] unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should include title, genre, and word count; a brief blurb about the story, and a brief bio. Include the first 10 pages of your manuscript and a brief (1-2) page synopsis, all pasted in the body of the email
  • The types of interactive features you wish to use or hear more about.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query Response: 4-6 weeks. 2-6 if responding to a request

Novels- Multiple Paths

A multiple-path novel is a novel containing multiple paths where the average path >45k words. These stories can also utilize advanced interaction modules: items, spells, currency, etc. Check out the request board to see what genres and sub-genres we are currently looking for specifically, but don't hesitate to submit a good idea. Currently, these stories will require direct assistance from Echoic Mobile Press to create and are only open to Standard Publishing plans. If interested in being matched as an additional author on someone eles's multiple path story also query via this subject line.

  • The subject line should read [Novel-multi-"your last name"], unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should include title, genre, and word count; a brief blurb about the story, and a brief bio. Include the first 10 pages of your manuscript and a brief (1-2) page synopsis, all pasted in the body of the email. To better explain different paths, a tree format can be used.
  • The types of interactive features you wish to use or hear more about.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query Response: 4-7 weeks.

Novellas/novelettes-Fiction

Echoic Mobil Press fully supports Novellas/ Novelettes on our platform. The main text should fall between 8k- 50k words. These works can still contain many of our interactive features. Check out the request board to see what genres and sub-genres we are currently looking for specifically, but don't hesitate to submit a good idea. These types of stories are can either be published online or as downloads.

  • The subject line should read [Novelella-"your last name"], unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should contain an author bio, a blurb as well as a book synopsis.
  • The types of interactive features (see below) you wish to use or hear more about.
  • A writing sample of about of 2000-3000k words from the story should be pasted into the body of the email.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query Response: 4-7 weeks. 3-7 if responding to a request

Recurring/ Serial Novels

Interested in a serial novel, but worried about the market for these types of stories? At Echoic Mobile Press we look to take serialized stories to the next level. Our features allow interactive maps, artwork, and other features to be used continuously throughout the series and to update over time. Our advertisement/ subscription system lends itself well to these types of works providing an affordable way for readers to get into these stories while providing compensation to authors. Echoic Mobile Press also has our on on-going multiple author serial stories we are looking to recruit authors to write for.

  • The subject line should read [serial-"your last name"] unless responding to a >request posting.
  • The email should contain an author bio and a short blurb, and a synopsis of the serial
  • We also need the release frequency you want to commit to, as well as your project length. These could be the rough estimates.
  • The types of interactive features you wish to use or hear more about.
  • A writing sample of about of 2000-3000k words from the story pasted into the body of the email.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query response: 3-6 weeks.

Short Stories

An Echoic Mobile Press short story is < 8k words. It can contain a limited amount of interactive content.

  • The subject line should read [short story-"your last name"] unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should contain an author bio and a short blurb.
  • The types of interactive features you wish to use or hear more about.
  • A writing sample of about of 2000-3000k words from the story pasted into the body of the email.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query Response: 3-6 weeks.

Poetry

There will be certain occasions when Echoic Mobile Press will be looking to release some interactive poetry. Check out the request board to see when we are looking.

  • The subject line should read [poem-"your last name"] unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should contain an author bio as well as the text of the poem and how you want to use our features to make it interactive.
  • The types of interactive features you want to use to bring your poem to life.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query response: 3-6 weeks.

Articles

Please see the request page for articles we are interested in featuring. Projects containing graphics and images are strongly preferred. Further rules should be provided in the request posting. Articles are only accepted in reponse to a request posting.

  • The subject line should read [article/'subject'-"your last name"] unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should contain an author bio and a short blurb as well as a description of your subject matter and why you want to write about it.
  • The types of interactive features ) you wish to use or hear more about.
  • A writing sample of about half the text from the article pasted into the body of the email.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query response: 3-6 weeks.

Comics, Graphic Novels

Comics at Echoic Mobile Press can feature the same features as our interactive maps and text stories. Some of the features we are doing are pop-up and interchangeable lettering/ images, multiple paths, maps and pop-up cards and text. Comics can be released as reoccurring comics or as stand-alone graphic novels.

  • The subject line should read [comic-"your last name"] unless responding to a request posting.
  • The email should contain an author/ artist bio, as well as a synopsis about the story, a link to artwork/ art embedded in the body of the email.
  • The types of interactive features (see below) you wish to use or hear more about.
  • Emails should not be sent with attachments unless requested.
Features List

Your submission should consist of a query email to submissions@echoic-mobile-press.com

Typical Query response: 3-6 weeks.


Contest Entries

Echoic Mobile Press also hosts contests. Contests will be posted on the Request Board and are subject to all the rues and submissions instructions listed above unless otherwise stated in the contest posting. Any entry fees are handled securely through PayPal using the prompt below. Besure to include either the email address used to enter the contest or the title of the work.

Contest Submission Fees

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