We review all submissions, but not all will be accepted.
Before proceeding to fill out the form, you should read our Publishing Agreement and make sure you have the following information ready. Following these instructions will allow us to effectively communicate and work with you and your ideas.
All manuscripts will be submitted electronically as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file.
You have the option to submit your own book cover for free. If you decide to submit your own, it must follow the guidelines below:
1. Files must be in the following formats:
Adobe Illustrator (.ai)
Word Document (.doc, .docx)
Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Adobe Photoshop (.psd)
2. Books with a spine must have at least a total of 101 pages. Follow the equation to calculate your book's spine dimensions.
Spine: Pages x 0.00235
3. Book covers must have a minimum bleed of 0.125". Follow the equation to calculate your book cover's dimensions.
Width: Left Bleed + Back Cover Width + Spine Width + Front Cover Width + Right Bleed
Height: Top Bleed + Height of Cover + Bottom Bleed
4. Example of a book cover calculation: A book with a trim size of 8 x 11 inches and 200 pages.
Spine: 200 pages x 0.00235 = 0.47"
Width: 0.125 + 8 + 0.47 + 8 + 0.125 = 16.72"
Height: 0.125 + 11 + 0.125 = 11.25"
Book Cover Dimensions: 16.72 x 11.25"
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