Submission call for a new YA Imprint

We are expending by adding a YA/teen imprint, Opal Moon Press. We’re seeking fresh voices with plenty of twists and original takes on today’s popular subjects. Stories should feature characters 16-18 years old facing life as a young adult.

Our target date to “open the doors” for Opal Moon Press is Early Summer.

Stories should 45,000 to 70,000 words in length. other lengths are considered on a case by case basis.


Check out the FAQ below for more details.


What genres are you looking for?

All sub-genres of romance with HEA endings, or happy for now if it’s part of a series, urban fantasy, mysteries, and speculative fiction.


Are you a vanity publisher?

No, After Glows and Opal Moon are NOT vanity presses. OMP will follow the After Glows model of royalty paid, digital, and print on demand publishing. You will never be asked to pay for your cover, editing, or formatting.


What are your royalty rate and contract terms?

Like AG, Opal Moon pays their authors a royalty of 45% of net proceeds. The contract terms are for 3 years.



How do I submit my story?

Send a query via email to with the following information with the book title, if it is part of a series or a stand alone title, completed word count, a 200 word or less summary, and previous publishing credits if any in the body of the email. Please also send a 2-4 page synopsis as an attachment.

Be be sure to include the book title, author name, and genre in the subject line.

If you get a request for the full manuscript, below is how it should be formatted.

  • Saved as a Microsoft word doc (.doc or .docx)
  • Font: Times Roman 12pt
  • POV use three asterisk (***)
  • scene breaks use an line space (by hitting enter/return)
  • double space
  • set indention to .5 (do not use the tab key)


How long does it take to get a reply?

Typically you will get a confirmation we received your submission within 24-48 hours. We will then review your story and get back with you within 60 days. If you do not receive an confirmation that we received your submission feel free to contact us asking for the status of your submission.


Feel free to Contact Us with additional questions.


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