Author Submissions

We accept unsolicited submissions and simultaneous submissions from published and unpublished authors. An agent is not required!

We are pleased to review submissions in most subject areas and genres, but are especially interested in manuscripts (in almost any genre) that teach, promote, and encourage understanding, tolerance, and peace; seek to improve the lives of people and communities in the U.S. and around the globe; promote environmental preservation; and promote and teach health and wellness.

In addition to the ideals above, we look for quality writing (of course!), as well as a compelling story or message. We also look for a strong author marketing plan. An author’s promotional efforts have a huge impact on sales, so we want to know that you’ve thought about how to market your book and are eager to do so. If you’re not interested in marketing your work, however, we may still offer publication under our sister imprint, Belle Isle Books.

Our Review Process

We review every manuscript we receive in full, on a first-come, first-served basis. Depending on our submission load, this process can take up to twelve weeks, so we ask authors to be patient. Once your manuscript has passed through our evaluation process, we’ll contact you with our decision.

How to Submit via Email (Option 1)

Please send us the following key elements via email or by using our Author Submission form below. Please note that your manuscript will not be considered for publication until you supply all of the information below. If you email your submission, please allow up to a week to receive our confirmation. Your submission must include:

  • your contact information
  • your completed manuscript in a single file, double-spaced, in 12-point Times Roman, and paginated
  • a synopsis of your book
  • your bio
  • your marketing plan
  • if you have them (not required), 3-5 sample illustrations (children’s books only)
    (file size must be less than 25 MB)

Manuscript Submission Form (Option 2)

Author Submissions
Address *
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Country
Please attach your manuscript as a single Microsoft Word document. Your manuscript should be double-spaced, in 11- or 12-point, and paginated. Regarding illustrations: Illustrations or photographs should not be included in your manuscript unless in PDF format and only if total file size is less than 25 MB; instead, please send 3 -5 samples of your images in jpg format for our review. If we pursue publication, we will request all of your images.
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Maximum upload size: 25MB
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