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We are finally done reviewing all manuscripts submitted during our annual submission window, March 1 -August 1. Phew! That was a lot of work and sincerely I don't think my staff likes me anymore. It is SUPER hard to pick just 3-5 pieces of writing from all of the submissions. Don't get me wrong, we are blessed to have increased the interest these past years, but it just gets challenging. I don't know how huge publishing houses do this...they receive anywhere from 5-7 THOUSAND per year!!!! We received a little over one thousand this year. The good (and bad) part is that many writers are still on their journey in learning how to submit a manuscript. I would say, that one of the most important variables is to read the instructions carefully and follow them. Each press is a little different so making sure you follow through is very important. Second I would note that when you are submitting a manuscript, it doesn't have to be perfect, but it does need to reflect the time you've put into it to get it ready. Hiring a copy editor is a good idea.


We have accepted and have all agreements in place (contracts). We are ready and have begun the process for our new 1010 authors. We would love to secure a French translator for one of our upcoming children's books. Do you know o