Terms and Conditions

SUBMITTABLE

 

  • All submissions must be submitted through Submittable unless otherwise noted.
  • If you experience problems with your submission and need technical support, please contact Submittable’s help desk via email (support@submittable.com), phone (855-467-8264, ext. 2) or by visiting help.submittable.com.

CALIFORNIA WRITING RESIDENCY

 

  • Submission Period – January 1 through February 28
  • Application Fee – $25
  • Residency Schedule – April 1 through May 15
  • All applications must be in English.
  • Entrants must be individuals and not a company or organization.
  • Entrants must submit their work using their real name.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years of age at the time of submission.
  • Entrants must pay the application fee in order to be eligible.
  • Only applications received and paid for by midnight (Pacific Standard Time) February 29th will be considered.
  • Applications that are not paid for, incomplete, are corrupted or submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • The identity of all entrants is withheld throughout the process.
  • To ensure the quality and diversity of the selections, each submission is considered by several judges.
  • Finalists will be notified by email when they have been selected.
  • Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.
  • No editorial feedback or notes will be provided.
  • The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the judging process.
  • The residency is not open to employees of 1888 or members of the judging panel. Family members of any of the aforementioned are also not eligible.
  • Only submissions which meet all Terms and Conditions will be considered.
  • By entering this competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  • Compliance and Liability: Assurance of compliance: By submitting the application form, the applicant certifies that he/she is in compliance with the statutes outlined below and all related YNR regulations and will maintain records and submit the reports that are necessary to determine compliance. Upon taking residency, you will be held liable for the contents of the house, and for leaving the house the way that you found it after your term of accommodation.
  • Release: In the event that you are personally harmed during your stay at YNR, due to seasonal weather or any other natural or human circumstance, the Soltz family, those who comprise the selection committee, or anyone associated with the organization of YNR is not responsible for covering the costs to redress the situation.

ROUTINEOLOGY

 

  • Open submission period.
  • 1888 reserves the right to remove or refuse any submission for any reason.
  • Submissions retain copyright. However, in submitting your work, you give permission to 1888 to publicize and promote your work if appropriate (and use your names, title of work, photographs, and videos of you in such publicity).
  • Visit vimeo.com/help or support.google.com/youtube for video copyright, guidelines, policies, etc.

SUMMER WRITING PROJECT

 

  • All submissions must be submitted through Jukepop.
  • Only accepting novellas. Click here for a list of articles defining the novella.
  • A submitted novella must be within a minimum word count of 10,000 and a maximum of 40,000.
  • Submission Period – June 1 through July 31.
  • The work must be submitted in English.
  • The entry must be the entrant’s own original creation and must not infringe upon the right or copyright of any person or entity.
  • Entrants must be individuals and not a company or organization.
  • Entrants must submit their work using their real name.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years of age at the time of submission.
  • Only submissions received by midnight (Pacific Standard Time) July 31 will be considered.
  • Entries that are incomplete, are corrupted or submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • 1888 editors will select one (1) novella based on reader analytics (retention + reading time) to be published.
  • Finalists will be notified by email when they have made the list.
  • Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • No editorial feedback will be provided.
  • Entrants will retain copyright of their work. However, in submitting your work, you give permission to 1888 to publicize and promote your work if appropriate (and use your names, title of work and photographs of you in such publicity).
  • The project is not open to employees of 1888 or Jukepop. Family members of any of the aforementioned are also not eligible.
  • Only submissions which meet all Terms and Conditions will be considered.
  • By entering this project, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  • All entries must follow 1888’s Terms & Conditions as well as JukePop’s criteria for submissions.

THE COST OF PAPER

 

  • A submitted short story must be within a maximum word count of 2,000.
  • Submission Period – September 1 through October 31.
  • The work must be submitted in English.
  • The entry must be the entrant’s own original creation and must not infringe upon the right or copyright of any person or entity.
  • Entrants must be individuals and not a company or organization.
  • Entrants must submit their work using their real name.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years of age at the time of submission.
  • Only submissions received by midnight (Pacific Standard Time) October 31 will be considered.
  • The identity of all entrants is withheld throughout the process.
  • To ensure the quality and diversity of the selections, each submission is considered by several readers.
  • Finalists will be notified by email when they have made the list.
  • Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • No editorial feedback will be provided.
  • The decision of 1888 staff is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the review process.
  • Entrants will retain copyright of their work. However, in submitting your work, you give permission to 1888 to publicize and promote your work if appropriate (and use your names, title of work and photographs of you in such publicity).
  • Only submissions which meet all Terms and Conditions will be considered.
  • By submitting to The Cost of Paper, each submitter agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

THE PLAZA LITERARY PRIZE

 

  • Only accepting novellas. Click here for a list of articles defining the novella.
  • A submitted novella must be within a minimum word count of 10,000 and a maximum of 40,000.
  • Submission Period – March 1 through April 30
  • The work must be submitted in English.
  • The entry must be the entrant’s own original creation and must not infringe upon the right or copyright of any person or entity.
  • Entrants must be individuals and not a company or organization.
  • Entrants must submit their work using their real name.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years of age at the time of submission.
  • Entrants must pay the entry fee in order to be eligible.
  • Only submissions received and paid for by midnight (Pacific Standard Time) April 30 will be considered.
  • Entries that are not paid for, incomplete, are corrupted or submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • The identity of all entrants is withheld throughout the process.
  • To ensure the quality and diversity of the selections, each submission is considered by several readers.
  • Finalists will be notified by email when they have made the list.
  • Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • No editorial feedback will be provided.
  • The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the judging process.
  • Entrants will retain copyright of their work. However, in submitting your work, you give permission to 1888 to publicize and promote your work if appropriate (and use your names, title of work and photographs of you in such publicity).
  • The competition is not open to employees of 1888 or members of the judging panel. Family members of any of the aforementioned are also not eligible.
  • Only submissions which meet all Terms and Conditions will be considered.
  • By entering this competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

WHY WE WRITE

 

  • Open submission period.
  • 1888 reserves the right to remove or refuse any submission for any reason.
  • Submissions retain copyright. However, in submitting your work, you give permission to 1888 to publicize and promote your work if appropriate (and use your names, title of work, photographs, and videos of you in such publicity).

DIRECT DISTRIBUTION

 

  • Bookstores receive a 58% discount off list price
  • Book Clubs receive a 35% discount off list price
  • Customers are required to pay full freight and shipping charges
  • Orders will not be shipped until full payment has been received
  • All orders are final and non-refundable
  • 1888 does not require an order minimum