Thursday, October 25, 2007

Adarna Submission Guidelines

From Budj

You can check out Adarna House's submission guidelines for manuscripts. The site also has details on art submissions and graphic novel submissions for its Anino Comics Imprint.
Guidelines for Submitting Manuscripts
  • All submissions must be original and unpublished.

  • All manuscripts should be typewritten on short bond paper and accompanied by a one-page literary bio-data of the writer.

  • Three (3) copies of the manuscript should be submitted.

  • Indicate which genre the manuscript falls under on the first page of the manuscript (e.g. submission for storybook/young adult fiction/poetry”).

  • If the manuscript has won any literary contest, please indicate it on the first page of the manuscript.

  • Adarna House prefers storybook manuscripts bearing one or more of the following themes:

    • first day of school

    • honesty

    • health

    • Chinese-Filipinos

    • classroom situations

    • death

    • music

    • children with working parents

    • rhyming/repetitive style of writing

    • legends

    • fathers

    • grandfathers

    • citizenship values

    • peace and tolerance

    • diligence (sipag)

    • arrival of a new baby

    • personal hygiene

    • sportsmanship

    • value of reading

  • For YA fiction, Adarna House prefers manuscripts written in Filipino with a horror or murder/mystery theme.

  • A writer may send more than one manuscript.

  • All manuscripts should be accompanied by a self-addressed, self-stamped envelope to facilitate return to their respective authors after being screened.

  • All manuscripts must be sent through postal service to ADARNA HOUSE, 2/F FSS Bldg., 20 Scout Tuason cor. Scout Castor Sts., Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City

  • Submissions may be in Filipino or English.

1 comment:

Ida said...

Thanks for the info, Charles!