Conbook

Theme and Deadline

All submissions must be in by April 30th.
Submissions are more likely to be used if they follow this year's theme.
Please contact the con book lead for instructions on where to email your submissions.

Note: our con book is a PDF download, and is not printed as a physical book.

Submission Guidelines

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Pricing

  • Full page ($90): 10 inches tall, 7.5 inches wide.
  • Half page ($40): 5 inches tall, 7.5 inches wide.
  • Half page ($40): 10 inches tall, 3.75 inches wide.
  • Quarter page ($20): 5 inches tall, 3.75 inches wide.

The con also accepts equal-sized ad trades with other conventions.

File Format

Please submit as a single TIFF image or as a PDF, CMYK color, at 300 DPI.

Submission & Payment

Please contact the con book lead with ad submissions. An invoice will be e-mailed to you. Payment can be online through PayPal or by snail-mail.

Artwork

Maturity Level

Maximum maturity level for artwork submissions is young-adult (13 years old). Anything depicting violence, or anything implying or depicting nudity or sexual acts will not be accepted.

Size

Your submission may be any size or aspect ratio. Your submission may be resized to fit available space.

Completion level

Artwork must be crisp and ready for print. No sketches please.

File Format

Please submit as a TIFF or PDF image in CMYK color at 300 DPI.

Writing

Maturity Level

Maximum maturity level for writing submissions is young-adult (13 years old).

Strong Language

Strong language (swearing, etc) is allowed in submissions, but please use it tastefully.

Length

Set your word processor to use an 11-point serif (Times-style) font, 1-inch page margins, single-line spacing, and limit the length of your submission to four pages or less with these settings.

Illustrations

If your story includes illustrations, indicate the position of illustrations by inserting "####filename####" in your story. Please use "####"; that is our search key.

File Format

Please submit your story in Microsoft Word (.doc) or rich text (.rtf) format. If your story includes illustrations, please include your illustrations in TIFF or PDF format, CMYK color.

Recipes

Wait, Recipes?

Yes! We hope to include a small 2-to-4-page section of recipes, just for fun!

Category

Please list if your recipe is intended to be a side dish, main dish, dessert, beverage, or other. This allows the con book staff to organize the submissions.

Content

Please include:

  • Your name (fan name or real name)
  • List of ingredients with quantities stated
  • Optional ingredients, if any
  • Instructions
  • A color photo of the finished dish, sized 5 inches by 3 inches, 300 DPI, landscape orientation.