News & FAQs

News

(BBC Radio interview for World Book Day 2021)

Little Ox Press makes BBC Headline news for Europe and the World 2020! See here

‘Chipping Norton mum launches Little Ox Press books’ (The Oxford Times) See here 

 

 

What is the process?

1) Open a Word document / pick up a pen or pencil and get writing / illustrating.

2) Send work-in-progress to Deborah@littleoxpress.co.uk for email feedback and mentoring (we will select the most suitable mentor depending on genre etc).

3) Finalise your word document containing your story and high quality scans of any artwork. When you are happy with your final version, convert it into a pdf.

3) Email your pdf to submissions@littleoxpress.co.uk (include a cover as a .jpg or we will create one for you), including name and address for postage.

4) Receive your 100 copies in the post and a print-ready pdf version of your book for you to reproduce as you like.

Is there a word limit? 

Your story needs to be at least 20 pages long.

Is there an age limit? 

Either the writer or the illustrator needs to be 18 or younger. Collaborations are encouraged.

What about safeguarding?

All communications with, and submissions to, Little Ox Press need to be made by an adult (eg a parent or teacher).

What about royalties and rights? 

On submitting work for publication, the author grants Little Ox Press the right to publish that work. All rights remain with the author(s) who also can choose a different publisher / self-publish the work at any time and sell copies independently. Authors have the right to mark up, resell and market their work.

What is the process?

1) Open a Word document / pick up a pen or pencil and get writing / illustrating.

2) Send work-in-progress to Deborah@littleoxpress.co.uk for email feedback and mentoring (we will select the most suitable mentor depending on genre etc).

3) Finalise your word document containing your story and high quality scans of any artwork. When you are happy with your final version, convert it into a pdf.

3) Email your pdf to submissions@littleoxpress.co.uk (include a cover as a .jpg or we will create one for you), including name and address for postage.

4) Receive your 100 copies in the post and a print-ready pdf version of your book for you to reproduce as you like.

Is there a word limit? 

Your story needs to be at least 20 pages long.

Is there an age limit? 

Either the writer or the illustrator needs to be 18 or younger. Collaborations are encouraged.

What about safeguarding?

All communications with, and submissions to, Little Ox Press need to be made by an adult (eg a parent or teacher).

What about royalties and rights? 

On submitting work for publication, the author grants Little Ox Press the right to publish that work. All rights remain with the author(s) who also can choose a different publisher / self-publish the work at any time and sell copies independently. Authors have the right to mark up, resell and market their work.