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It Came from Cambridge; Volume 1

Fuse, a local registered charity, is proud to be presenting our first ever collection of short stories. Please read below for more information on the submission process and what happens in the event your submission is selected for the first volume of publication.

Submission criteria and details:

  • Submissions to the collection must be submitted via this form.

  • The submitting author must be a resident of Cambridge

  • The submission must be greater than 1000 words, but no more than 7,000 words

  • Only one submission per author

  • There is no charge to submit a story

  • The deadline for submission is March 1st, 2024 12:00pm noon

  • A panel of 3 people will review the submissions. Your story will only be shared with these 3 people for the purposes of the review

  • You will be notified by April 1st, 2024 if your story has been accepted. Only those whose submissions were accepted to this volume of short stories will be contacted

In the event your story is accepted:

  • You agree to attend and speak at our book launch, June 14th, 2024 in Cambridge, and give a short 5-10 minute reading from your short story

  • You will be given a complimentary copy of the book

  • You will have the option to purchase author (wholesale copies) from Fuse

  • You will also receive a free Fuse T-Shirt

  • The book will be published and sold on Amazon worldwide

  • This project is designed as a community outreach initiative, and should not make a profit. If a surplus from the project does occur, it will be put towards a future author-related project in Cambridge by Fuse.

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