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J. M. Sullivan

J. M. Sullivan

Phoenix, Arizona

J.M. Sullivan grew up in Avondale, Arizona with a love of dogs, education, books, and writing. She wrote her debut novel, Alice Z during her career as an educator. Currently, she is living in Abu Dhabi, UAE with her husband and two children as a Cycle 2 Science Teacher. She incorporates her love for literature, science, and adventure in her work, creating an exciting world any of her students would love to explore.

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About the author

J.M. Sullivan grew up in Litchfield Park, Arizona and loves dogs, education, books, and writing. She wrote her debut novel, Alice Z during her career as an educator. Currently, she is living in Abu Dhabi, UAE with her husband and two children as a Middle School Science Teacher. She incorporates her love for literature, science, and adventure in her work, creating an exciting world any of her students would love to explore.

When she is not reading and writing fiction she can also be found creating professional documents to share with other teachers. As a Teachers pay Teachers seller, Julie has published and sold over 30 different lesson plans and resources in her areas of interest: Science and Ancient Civilizations

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Alice Z

Curiouser & Curiouser

To save her sister, a young girl must track down a mysterious pharmaceutical doctor to find the cure for the 'undead-ly' Momerath Virus.

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Literary Fiction Young Adult
80,000 words
75% complete
7 publishers interested

Synopsis

Alice Z is the harrowing story of a young girl fighting to find a cure for the Momerath Plague that has devastated the world. Her sister has contracted the virus and Alice is the only one who will brave Wanderland to save her. In her adventures she meets Chess, Waite R. Abbott, the Red Queen, Matt Hatta, and other fantastic characters who help and hinder her along the way. Will she be able to find the cure and save her sister? Find out in Alice Z!

Outline

I. Down the Rabbit Hole (Ch. 1-7)

     In the first section of Alice Z, readers will be introduced to

Alice and the momerath. Readers will follow her as she ventures down the
Rabbit Hole into the terrifying world of Wanderland.

II. The Pool of Tears (Ch. 8-10)

    The second section of Alice Z brings readers to Borogove Industries where they must escape a horde of rampaging momerath.

III. Advice from a Caterpillar (Ch. 11-14)

     Section three brings Alice and her new traveling companion to

the heart of Phoenix, where they must meet with a local conspiracy
theorist to learn what they can about Wanderland, the momerath, and
Borogove Industries.

IV. The Queen's Croquet Ground (Ch. 15-19)

    In section four, Alice arrives in Tulgey Wood and meets with the Red Queen. During her stay, she makes a new ally and gains assistance in breaking into Borogove.

V.  A Mad Tea Party (Ch. 20-23)

    The fifth section of Alice's tale finds our hero trapped inside of Borogove with Matt Hatta and a swarm of raging momerath.

VI. Who Stole the Tarts (Ch. 24-26)

     Section six brings some new
information to Alice in her search for the cure, including a discovery
that changes everything she once thought to be true.

VII. Alice's Evidence (Ch. 27-29)

      The seventh and final section of Alice Z concludes the story  with a  confrontation between Alice and someone she trusted. The antidote has been found, and that is the end. Or is it?

Audience

Alice Z is appropriate for multiple age levels starting with the Young Adult audience and extending to mature readers for Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction Genres. Alice Z is a thrilling fiction story that crosses several genres to appeal to diverse audiences.

Promotion

Social media will be the main platform used for reaching Alice Z's target audience. Personal and professional social media pages will be used to spread awareness of Alice Z's publishing campaign to family and friends as well as share updates of campaign progress with beta readers and supporters. 

During the campaign, daily updates and reminders sharing the Alice Z proposal and encouraging readers to share the campaign will be sent out.  Contacts range from all around the United States as well as a large international community through overseas teaching networking, giving the potential to reach a large market.

As Alice Z gains a following, readers will be thanked for their support and encouraged to track the progress of the campaign to create a huge air of excitement leading  to the release of Alice Z!

Original Cover Art by J.M. Sullivan

Competition

Alice Z is a retelling Lewis Carroll's classic tale with a scary spin- zombies! Although this concept has been explored (White Rabbit Chronicles, Insanity), J.M. Sullivan's book is an intriguing adaptation that both lovers of Carroll's work and the undead will enjoy. She incorporates Carroll's classic characters with a fresh twist that makes them  recognizable yet intriguing at the same time. Readers will not only enjoy the adventures of Alice and the thrills of momerath chases, but will also be delighted in matching beloved characters with their revamped counterparts, making Wanderland a true Wonderland.

*Complementary Books*

  
Alice In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  
Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll
*Competing Books*

    
The White Rabbit Chronicles, Gena Showalter
    
Insanity,  Cameron Jace

7 publishers interested
Netherworld Books logo Netherworld Books

We are a specialist publisher of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Paranormal Romance. Being fans of the genre ourselves makes this a passion and we take great delight in bringing new authors into the limelight.

We have already published some fantastic debut novels such as War of the Elements and Twilight Visitor, both of which recently featured in the Amazon best sellers lists.

It is our mission to give an opportunity to talented new writers to gain a platform for their work in an industry that is usually highly dismissive of first time authors.

Traditional publisher

Literary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science, Technology & the Future

Worldwide

Agora Publishing logo Agora Publishing

Agora Publishing is a Canada-based not-for-profit organization, founded in 1997 with the aim of making book publishing accessible to all writers across Canada and internationally.

We are the only hybrid book publisher which is also a cable TV show producer; newspaper publisher; social media marketer and search engine marketing organization.

Do you have a Twitter following of at least 5000?

We will interview eligible authors for 15 minutes for our cable TV show broadcast.

If your raw interview footage generates at least 1000 views within a four day period, we will air your interview on our cable TV show.

Contact us for more information.

Applications are due Saturday, May 29, 2021.

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Hybrid publisher

All categories

Worldwide

Austin Brothers Publishing logo Austin Brothers Publishing

100 copies • Partial manuscript.
Austin Brothers Publishing provides all the services of a traditional publisher, working in partnership with the author, to create the book the author desires. Our strength is the ability to fill any role you might have, including ghostwriting, helping you complete a manuscript, publishing, printing, distribution, or any service you might need to complete your book. Our process is determined by your needs. If you want assistance with self-publishing we can help.

Hybrid publisher

Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Travel

United States

i2i Publishing logo i2i Publishing

250 copies • Completed manuscript.
i2i Publishing was founded by Lionel Ross and asks for a small financial contribution towards costs.

Hybrid publisher

Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Politics & Social Sciences, Society & Culture

Worldwide

Mascot Books logo Mascot Books

Mascot Books is a full-service hybrid publisher dedicated to helping authors at all stages of their publishing journey create a high-quality printed or digital book that matches their vision. With comprehensive editorial, design, marketing, production, and distribution services, our authors have the support of an experienced publishing team while still retaining one of the highest royalty percentages in the business.

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BookFuel logo BookFuel

From Manuscript to Market.

We help authors self-publish their books by providing the professional services needed to get books into book stores.

Services offered include: Editing, Cover Design, Print Layout, eBook Conversion, and Distribution.

Our unique Boost program allows authors to have their books created for $2,399.

The process is guided by a dedicated Account Manager, who's goal is to produce the book the author envisioned.

With BookFuel, authors retain 100% of their rights, ownership of their files, and all their royalties.

Service publisher

Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

Worldwide

ShieldCrest Publishing logo ShieldCrest Publishing

ShieldCrest are book publishers based in the UK who fill that vital gap for talented authors where mainstream publishers are unwilling to give them that chance. We strive for excellence and invest in our authors and are listed in FreeIndex as the number one independent publisher in the UK for price quality and service rated author satisfaction. We publish books of all genres including; fiction, historical, biographies and children's books.

ShieldCrest publishing continues to grow rapidly with satisfied authors throughout the UK and overseas. Our range of products includes paperbacks, hardbacks and digitised e-books in all formats used globally in the myriad of e-readers.

In addition to the above, ShieldCrest provides a complete range of services including book design and layout, illustrations, proof reading and editing. For marketing we offer author web page, press releases, social media marketing packages and many other support services to help both first time and experienced authors get their books into the market quickly and maximise on the opportunities available.

These services enable us to guide our authors through the process as we transform their manuscript into a professional book, which can take its place with pride next to any famous author's book of the same genre.

The staff at ShieldCrest have many years experience in the book industry and this wealth of experience is put at the disposal of our authors.

Our clients include established authors such as Diane Marshall who has been acclaimed as the best writing talent to come from Scotland for years by The Scotsman newspaper, and Prof Donald Longmore OBE, who performed the first heart transplant in the UK and has sold thousands of medical books used by students throughout the world. We also recently released "Martin Foran-The Forgotten Man" by J.R. Stephenson, which features fraud within the police, abuse within the prison service and injustices in the courts and has been featured in the press and on TV.

Service publisher

Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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  • Jackie Hahn
    on April 2, 2016, 6:08 p.m.

    So excited for you. I cannot wait to get a copy.

  • Katie Eisenhauer
    on April 18, 2016, 7:03 p.m.

    I ordered my copy! Only 5 bucks and this girl is amazing!!!!

  • Ray Powell
    on April 23, 2016, 3:09 p.m.

    Hope this helps, Julie! Would love to buy a signed copy too after published!

  • NOOUF ALKAABI
    on April 25, 2016, 12:26 p.m.

    I cant wait to read this book I am soo EXCITED