Conbook Guidelines

Submissions close August 1st
How do I submit?

To submit an ad or artwork to the conbook, please send an email to admin@othercon.org with the title "Conbook submission" (or something similar) and include the files as attachments.

Writing



What kind of writings can I submit?
Some types you may submit are:

  • Poems
  • Short Stories
  • Excerpts from longer stories
  • Drabbles
You may submit up to 2 pieces of writing.




Writing Specifications

File Type: .txt*, .rtf, .docx, .pdf, links to google docs are also acceptable
Character Count (excluding spaces): 250 minimum. 5k maximum.

*Please note that .txt files do not support bold, italics, etc.

Ad Space



How much does it cost for ad space?
Ad space is free, although there are only 10 slots and it is first-come-first-serve. When submitting your ad, it is recommended to submit both a full-page version and a half-page version. This is because the size of your ad may depend on how many slots are filled.

10 out of 10 slots left!

What types of ads qualify?

  • Events/conventions
  • Products (books, crafts, etc.)
  • Online shops (redbubble, etsy, commiss.io, artconomy, etc.)


Ad Specifications

File Type: Non-transparent .png, .jpg/jpeg*
Dimensions:

  • Full-page: 3400x4400px
  • Half-page: 3400x2200px
*.png is preferred, since .jpg/jpeg is a lossy format.

Artwork



Although we will try to fit in the submissions we get, it is possible that not everyone's artwork will appear in the conbook.

Some themes you may use in your artwork are:

  • General
  • Help
  • Activities
  • Health
You may submit up to 2 pieces of art. We also have an aquatic theme this year, so keep that in mind!




Artwork Specifications

File Type: Transparent .png, or layered .psd/.csp if watermarked
Dimensions: 300px minimum. 2200px maximum.

If you watermark your image, please have it on a seperate layer. If we have to crop your image, we want to be able to move the watermark so it is still visible.

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