sweet candy distro policies:
1) Please submit your actual zine/book to me and not just descriptions.
2) I am interested in stocking a wide variety of zines, such as personal zines, compilations, food themed, zines made by kids & teens, disability, disorder & illness zines, and DIY zines. Familiarize yourself with Sweet Candy's catalog to see if your zine would be a good fit. I usually don't stock zines that solely deal with music/band reviews, etc.
I will NOT accept anything that is racist, homophobic, transphobic, sizeist, sexist, ableist ...
3) I do not send submissions back. If for some reason I choose not to carry your zine or product, your submission will be donated to a zine library or placed in a free box. I probably won't be in touch if I decide not to pick up your zine/comic/book. You are always welcome to contact me to check in!
In order for me to pick up all the submissions I'm interested in, it depends on the distro’s budget. A great way for me to help you is for you to help me by spreading the word about the distro!
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4) As of February 2016, I will be taking zines (and other items) on consignment. I offer a 50/50 split. Below is a form you can download, print (fill it out) and include with the order I placed. If you don't have access to a printer, just provide the info for the form, and I can fill one out for you!
5) If I order your zine to stock at the distro, please let me know if you'd like for me to use a gender-neutral pronoun when writing your zine's description. Just email your preferences :)
*Please don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions.
We've recently closed our po box, please email for our new address!
sweet candy press policies:
- We accept novellas and novels.
- We’re particularly interested in non-fiction (memoirs, how-to guides, Adult, YA, MG) but we're open to all genres.
- We produce print and digital books.
- We accept simultaneous submissions.
- We're only looking to work with highly motivated people who understand they play a role in the promotion of their book & who are open to supporting the other authors at Sweet Candy Press.
Submission Package: Print or Email submissions.
In the body of your email:
- Include the word count, genre, title and a short but intriguing blurb.
- Introduce yourself with a short bio, and be sure to note your social networking presence (website, blog, Twitter, Facebook).
- Indicate if your manuscript is part of a series and note the series status (if this is the first book, with books two and three complete, or perhaps book two is in the draft stage, etc.).
- If this manuscript was previously published, indicate the publisher and publish date.
- Attach the entire manuscript as a Word .doc.
EMAIL TO: email@example.com or to the po box address above.
Submissions currently take 8 weeks.