Morsels from the Chef
A Collection of Delectable Short Stories
Zimbell House Publishing is holding open submissions for
this tasty anthology of short stories about chefs, from the restaurant
to the private home, from their struggle to get through culinary school,
to opening their own business, we want to know what the character’s
favorite dish is to prepare, what their professional and private lives
are like. Show us the personalities of the characters; are the staff
helpful or jealous; how demanding is the boss/owner; is their romantic
partner supportive; who are their friends and family.
While this is not a cookbook, adding a recipe to be included in the
back of the book will be allowed, please note it is not mandatory, and
simple recipes are best.
We are looking for stories with light romance, a happily-ever-after,
and believable tales that show us the action more than tell us.
Submissions of both short stories and novelettes to this anthology are welcome, please keep in mind the minimum word count is 5.000 and the maximum word count is 20,000.
This anthology is a great opportunity to showcase emerging writers and allow them to build their professional platforms.
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017 with a targeted release date of early September 2017.
There is no fee to submit for this anthology.
Submit your best work. We will be doing light editing as necessary to fit the standards we strive to maintain.
- No work may be more than 20,000 words. Please watch your word
count. Submissions over this word count will be disqualified for this
- The work must not have appeared in print or online anywhere before.
- All submissions must be in English.
- Each author may submit up to three (3) unique works-please submit them separately.
- Work must be in Microsoft Word or RTF, double spaced, 12 point font.
All contributing authors will receive a free copy of the book in
softcover. Authors that are chosen for the anthology will not be paid
nor receive royalties for their submission. Again there is no charge
for the submissions. This is an opportunity to build your platform.
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017.