Submissions are Open!
Just Write! Lakeland only accepts stageplays and screenplays.
We accept scripts across all genres, with or without an agent, from anywhere in the world. Whether you are a new author or have been previously published, seasoned, learning, or just getting started.
What to Include in Your Cover Letter:
✔ Writer's Name and Contact Information
✔ A Brief Synopsis
✔ Total Number of Characters (and Their Breakdown)
✔ Page Count
Preferred rating is G, PG, or PG-13.
We will accept more mature content, but please give a warning of mature content in your cover letter. We may decline to critique work that is overly mature.
Synopsis & Manuscript
A synopsis is a brief overview, which can vary in length depending on the nature of your book, but generally it should not exceed 500 words. You will also need to include a copy of your full manuscript.
Subject of email should be "SUBMISSION:" followed by the name of your work.
Submissions should be sent to:
Accepted Submissions will be table read in accordance with JWL's calendar.
*All rights are retained by the writers.
**Just Write! Lakeland reserves the right to decline any manuscript submitted.
***All submissions received by JWL give JWL the right and permission to table read the material and forward the material to any members and/or readers of the organization.