Please direct submissions to Electronic submissions only. 

Please provide the following:

  1. Brief summary
  2. Short synopsis
  3. Sample chapters
  4. Chapter breakdown (if non-fiction)
  5. About you & relevant writing experience

Useful Formatting Guidelines for novels

  • Use twelve point Times New Roman in black type only. Courier and Arial fonts is also acceptable.
  • Lines should be double spaced with no extra spaces between paragraphs.
  • Single space between sentences after periods.
  • Indent new paragraphs and each new section of dialogue, with the exception of the opening paragraph of a chapter or scene break.
  • Indicate scene breaks by inserting a blank line and centering the hash sign (#) in the center of the line.
  • Insert a key word from the title in the top right header with the page number and your last name. E.g., Smith – Manuscript – page 1
  • Begin chapters on new pages. Center the chapter title, even if it’s only Chapter One (or Chapter 1), about one-third of the way down the page. Skip a couple of spaces and begin the text of the chapter.
  • Center a hash sign (#) one double-spaced blank line down at the end of the manuscript. Or, simply write The End.
  • Use italics for italicized words. Never underline in novel manuscripts.

Your title page should include:

  • The name of the work.
  • Your approximate word count, to the nearest hundred.
  • Your contact details formatted in the same font and size as the manuscript font.
  • Copyright details.