****NOTE: We are no longer accepting manuscript submissions for 2017 considerations. Please check back in January 2018. Thank you for your interest. ****
Receiving manuscripts from authors makes us happy. However, not all manuscripts are selected for publication. We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE independent authors. Having an agent is not a requirement, but we will accept submissions from agents. We do not however pay agent’s or finder’s fees.
Here is how this works:
Manuscripts can be submitted electronically:
Or via USPS and addressed to:
Crystal Spirit receives a significant amount of submissions each year. We make every effort to review all submissions in a timely manner. Please do not contact our office regarding status. Please be aware that the submissions process usually takes upwards of 3-5 days to complete, as we strive to give every manuscript the attention it deserves.
Please send 8-1/2 x 11 tear sheets or color copies (if black-and-white reproduction is not suitable for medium) to:
Please send several (4-7) samples.
Please include your full name, phone number, fax number (if applicable), and permanent mailing address. If you wish for your samples to be returned, please include a self-addressed envelope (SASE) of sufficient size with the appropriate amount of postage attached.
If possible, please provide samples which display your ability to depict subjects or characters in a consistent manner, which portray different kinds of subjects.
If applicable, please provide samples which display your abilities in various mediums, styles, or techniques.