what we’re looking for
We are looking for works of between 25,000-120,000 words in length, both in general Non-Fiction (Biography, Memoir, History, Popular Science, Self Help, etc.), and Fiction (Crime, Thriller, Historical Fiction, Romance, Women’s Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Literary Fiction). For fiction submissions, ideas that expand over a series of books are preferred, although stand alone submissions will also be considered. We will also consider back list titles, which have yet to be turned into eBooks, or are out of print.
1. cover letter
Please send one email for your entire submission, including a brief cover letter in the body of your email. This should include an elevator pitch for your book(s), a short 150-word bio, and links to all author websites and social media platforms. The bio should include only relevant information, including previous publications, and any review quotes that may be available.
2. synopsis & manuscript
Attached to your email should be two Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF documents: 1. A one-page (or 500-word) synopsis; and 2. The first 10,000 words of your manuscript. They should be in size 12, Times New Roman font, with 1.5 or double line spacing and include contact information for the author/agent/estate on the front page. Check thoroughly for errors before sending.
3. series & simultaneous subs
If you are sending a proposal for a series, please send us the first book in the series, or the first book that has yet to be published. Do also let us know if you are submitting your work elsewhere as well.
ready to submit ?
Once you are ready to submit, please send your email to our publishing director, James Faktor, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the number of submissions we receive, it may be several weeks before you hear from us, but we do try to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within eight weeks, please send a brief follow-up email in the form of a reply to the original submission.