Submissions

NOTE: Due to high volumes, we are not accepting submissions at this time.

 

Stories should feature characters 13-17 years old facing life as a young adult.

We are accepting submissions for all sub-genres of YA Romance and Speculative Fiction.

Stories should 30,000 words plus in length. Shorter stories will be considered on a case by case basis.

Heat level for YA/Teen romance and fiction should sweet (or clean) to sensual. Kissing and modest petting are acceptable and will be labeled YA-16. Sex should be closed door and not written on the page.

Send a query via email to OMPSubmissions@gmail.com with the book title, if it is part of a series or a stand alone title, completed word count, a 200 word or less summary, and previous publishing credits if any in the body of the email. Please also send a 2-4 page synopsis and the full manuscript as attachments.

Be be sure to include the book title, author name, and genre in the subject line.

 

Specialty Line Submission Calls

Kismet Teen

 

 

Check out the FAQ below for more details.

 

What genres are you looking for?

All sub-genres of romance with HEA endings, or happy for now if it’s part of a series, urban fantasy, mysteries, and speculative fiction.

 

Are you a vanity publisher?

No, After Glows and Opal Moon are NOT vanity presses. OMP will follow the After Glows model of royalty paid, digital, and print on demand publishing. You will never be asked to pay for your cover, editing, or formatting.

 

What are your royalty rate and contract terms?

Like AG, Opal Moon pays their authors a royalty of 45% of net proceeds. The contract terms are for 3 years.

 

 

How do I submit my story?

Send a query via email to OMPSubmissions@gmail.com with the book title, if it is part of a series or a stand alone title, completed word count, a 200 word or less summary, and previous publishing credits if any in the body of the email. Please also send a 2-4 page synopsis and the full manuscript as attachments.

Be be sure to include the book title, author name, and genre in the subject line.

If you get a request for the full manuscript, below is how it should be formatted.

  • Saved as a Microsoft word doc (.doc or .docx)
  • Font: Times Roman 12pt
  • POV use three asterisk (***)
  • scene breaks use an line space (by hitting enter/return)
  • double space
  • set indention to .5 (do not use the tab key)
  • No extra spaces before the chapter header or at the end of the chapter
  • No header or footer

 

How long does it take to get a reply?

Typically you will get a confirmation we received your submission within 24-48 hours. We will then review your story and get back with you within 60 days. If you do not receive an confirmation that we received your submission feel free to contact us asking for the status of your submission.

 

Feel free to Contact Us with additional questions.