Dancing Fools Press
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We're dedicated to bringing well-written, character-focused stories to readers with a hunger for the good stuff and an understanding that quality fiction isn't found only on the shelves in a chain bookstore. We offer an alternative path to publication for authors who want to have more control over their work and are ready to thrive in a professional and supportive environment.
Country of Publication
| United States
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||
|General General||Open to all/most Subgenres, excluding Slipstream.|
|Action-Adventure Action-Adventure||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.|
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres, excluding Slipstream.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Creature Horror, Fabulism, Gothic, Historical, Horror Western, Magic Realism, Noir, Paranormal, Psychological, Science Fiction Horror, Soft Horror, Supernatural, excluding Extreme Horror, Serial Killer.|
|Mystery/Crime Mystery/Crime||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Romance Romance||Open to all/most Subgenres, excluding Chick Lit.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Suspense/Thriller Suspense/Thriller||Open to all/most Subgenres, excluding Serial Killer.|
|Western Western||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Pulp, Quirky, Realist, Satirical. Excluding: Absurdist, Dark.
|Novella Novella||20,000 to 40,000 words.|
|Novel Novel||No specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).|
- We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Unknown advance + Unknown royalties Unknown advance. Unknown royalties.|
| OK|| No|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
- Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our . glossary
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