Grit City Publications is an independent publisher of Emotobooks, a fiction medium exclusive to tablets and smartphones. Emotobooks have a unique style and structure, with abstract illustrations depicting emotional representations of the characters' feelings.

Grit City Publications



Grit City Publishing Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

This publisher accepts submissions by email only. See guidelines for details.

Phone: (412) 607-4592

Submitting Your Work to Grit City Publishing

Before submitting to Grit City Publishing

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Grit City Publishing by reading a sample issue before submitting.


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From the Grit City Publishing guidelines:

GCP accepts novel-length work (65K+ words) and novella-length work (variable word count). Your story does not have to be serialized for submissions. If accepted, our editors will help you with the transformation.

EmotoSingles must be at least 6K to 10K words in length, the minimum of one Emotobook installment.

We encourage you to experience already published Emotobooks. You must first read the free How to Create Emotobooks handbook. Learn the story telling style & structure. Become aware of how the emotional representations fit into each story.

Note: If you do not have a presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, you are not taking your career seriously and GCP is not interested. 200 followers are required on each.

Submission Guidelines Details for Grit City Publishing

Market Type: Fiction

Contact: Ron Gavalik, Publisher


Accepts: Adventure, dark humor, erotica, fantasy, gothic, historical, horror, military, mystery, occult, romance, science fiction, short story collections, suspense, war, western, young adult

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