Submit to Funny Pearls

Funny Pearls accept submissions from women worldwide.


GENERAL SUBMISSIONS

Short Stories

We accept short stories of up to 4,000 words. We are always open for submissions of stories on any topic, but you can also submit stories under specific themes. (Deadlines below).


Life/True Stories

We accept life experience or observational humour of up to 2,000 words.


Cartoons

We are always looking for cartoons and comic strips.


Current Themes

 

THE WORLD OF STATISTICS

Deadline 31st July 2022.

LOVE AT SECOND SIGHT

Deadline 31st August 2022.

THE PARTY IS ALWAYS RIGHT

Deadline 30th September 2022.

Within each theme, one story will win a book voucher to the value of £50.


Submit

  • Email your submission to funnypearlsuk@gmail.com.
  • Please type ‘SUBMISSION’ in the email heading and, if the story is submitted for a themed issue, the name of the theme.
  • Please include a brief message stating author name, title of the work and category (life, short story, cartoon).
  • All entries must be written in English and submitted as WORD files. Please note that we do not work with Google Docs/Google Drive.
  • Please do not use indents or tabs.
  • Please use ‘ around dialogue and ” around any quotations inside dialogue
  • We are happy to add a short biography (try to keep this to 50 words), a headshot and links to your social media accounts.
  • We acknowledge receipt of your submission within seven days and aim to respond within three to six weeks. Please note that we only accept pieces that have not been published or posted elsewhere and to which the sender owns the copyright.

You can read more about how we select Funny Pearls material here.

We look forward to hearing from you.