We Are Now Accepting General Submissions!

That's right, Mirror World Publishing's 2022 submission season has officially begun. If you have written a novel or novella that you think would fit among the titles we have already published, then please consider sending us a query, along with a one page synopsis of your plot (including the ending) and the first three chapters... Continue Reading →

Mirror World Submissions open in ONE WEEK!

Attention writers: we will be accepting manuscript submissions of novels and novellas between October 1st and November 30th, 2022. If you've written a novel between 25,000 words and 125,000 words that fits our definition of escapism, we would like to see it. Please review our submission guidelines below or on our website, and if you... Continue Reading →

How many words is too many words?

For me, there’s nothing more cringe-worthy than when a first-time author announces that their manuscript is over 200,000 words, or worse yet, 300,000 words. The worst part is that they usually say with pride, like they’re looking for praise. I’ll admit, writing that many words is quite an accomplishment and for that reason, they should... Continue Reading →

Recipe for a good book

You will need: 1 fully realized setting (if making from scratch, see the world building recipe on pg 42) A unique narrative voice 1-2 well-developed main characters, add side characters as necessary Conflict An engaging opening A satisfying conclusion A dash of theme Romance, optional   Prepare your work surface and clear your mind. Mix... Continue Reading →

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