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Publish with us!

It can be challenging for writers and even existing authors to get noticed in front of publishers. That's why we created an easy to navigate and straightforward online submission system. Our system allows authors of all genres to have their work considered by one of our editors. Please note that 5310 Publishing is only accepting manuscript submissions through our electronic system.

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5310 Publishing is home to original and talented voices who want to cause a positive impact. We help writers who want to help others. If you are committed to helping the world and your local community as much as we are, then join us!

What we are looking for

Main genres we want during this submission round:

Adult, Young Adult, and New Adult genres:
✅ Action & Adventure: Any. Disasters, expeditions, survival, space/aliens, treasure hunts, and romance.
✅ Fantasy: Especially about low fantasy, high fantasy, parallel universes, fringe, urban, magic, magical realism, heroes, superheroes, witches, robots/AI, cyberpunk/nanopunk, dying earth, historical, lost worlds, dystopian, futuristic, time travel, apocalyptic/post, biopunk, steampunk, utopia, colonization, romance, slipstream, etc.
❤️Romance: Any, especially historical, contemporary, rom-com, clean & wholesome, fantasy, holidays, and inspirational.
✅ Thriller & Suspense: Any, especially caper, cozies, conspiracy theories, disaster, bumbling detective, revenge, investigative, softboiled, heist, suspense, mystery, crime, thriller, spy, psychological, historical, howdunit, whodunit, and romantic thrillers.
✅ Nonfiction: Especially, but not limited to: business (adult), how-tos, cookbooks, recipe books, and self-help.

⭐️ All LGBTQ+ voices, stories, and genres are welcome, especially #OwnVoices.
🌎 All voices, stories, and genres are welcome, from anywhere in the world, especially from Canadians. 🇨🇦

🚫 What we don't want during this submission round: (please no supernatural, true crime, paranormal, police, locked room, forensic, medical, political, religious, noir, legal, woman in peril, or violent thrillers) (please no erotica, paranormal, gothic, sports, or fanfics) (please no dark, dragons, zombies, cliché/overdone stories, viruses, COVID, or other pandemics) (please no pirates, cop/police, military, comedy, martial arts, westerns, and war stories).

🚫—> 5310 Publishing currently does not assess erotica, horror, scripts, or comic books.

**We only consider short story collections, such as anthologies, not individual stories.

± Poets, please click here. Do not submit poetry using the traditional publishing form.

⚠️ Biographies and Memoirs must be outstanding, tell an exceptional story, and/or talk about relevant and influential people in the community; especially those who changed other people's lives for the better.

⛔️Currently, we are not accepting Middle Grade / Children's books.

General guidelines

Please note:

  • We accept submissions and publish titles worldwide, but submissions from Canadian authors are especially welcome. 

  • For young adult genres, aged 14+, we require 50,000 to 120,000 words.

  • All submissions need to be well-written and engaging.

  • We are looking for new and original voices with great stories to tell and great things to share.

  • We will only contact you after a manuscript submission if we think your writing is strong, your story is entertaining and engaging, and if we believe there is commercial potential.

  • We send rejection letters if your story is not a good fit; if you do get rejected, we will not give you a reason why.

  • We do not re-publish disputed titles or titles from other publishers.

  • We do not re-publish self-published titles (unless you are a best-seller and have lots of reviews).

  • We may take up to six months to get back to you.

Instructions

  1. Your submission will be automatically rejected if you don't follow our instructions.

  2. File must be a double-spaced PDF.

  3. Use 12 to 14pt, and an easy to read font, such as Helvetica, Arial, or Times New Roman.

  4. On the cover page, please include:​​

    1. Your name​

    2. Phone number

    3. Email address

    4. Title of the work

    5. Genre

  5. Minimum 50 pages, or the entire manuscript. Please upload enough to give us a clear picture of your story.

How to submit

  1. Open our online manuscript submission form by clicking here or clicking the button at the bottom of this page.

  2. Fill in the requested information in the form.

If you have issues with the form, please email publisher@5310publishing.com for assistance.

We are currently accepting submissions.