General Manuscript Preferences

File type: Microsoft WORD

Manuscript format: New Courier 12pt; double-spaced, left-justified, 1-inch margins, page-numbered with Author-1, Author-2, etc. on each page. Please put two spaces after the period at the end of a sentence. Include your name, mailing address and email on the title page of your manuscript. Phone number is optional. Contact the Editor by email LipPubs@gmail.com if you have any questions or limitations. We’re open-minded.

For WRITER’S COLONY:

  • Submit by email as a WORD attachment to LipPubs@gmail.com
  • Short Story – Fiction from 140 characters to 5000 words
  • Poetry – Poems and Lyrics up to 500 words
  • Essay – Non-fiction up to 5000 words
  • Correspondence – Letters, email, notes, or messages between two or more people up to 1000 words

For consideration for BOOK PUBLICATION:

Fiction Novels –70,000 words and up. Seeking writing with a strong voice and style, with compelling characters and stories that resonate. We prefer scenes with vivid, concrete details.

Memoir – 70,000 words and up. Seeking interesting, well-written, creative non-fiction or book-length personal writing. Photographs desired.

Family History – Seeking immigration or diaspora stories, with a regional or cultural focus; stories about unusual families or relationships; or stories that connect the reader to a place or a time in history. Photographs desired.

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