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If you are interested in submitting your manuscript to Highland Press
Publishing, please take a few minutes to review the following and acquaint
yourself with our guidelines:
Each manuscript e-query packet must include the following:
~ ~Cover letter with total word count, brief synopsis, and information about yourself (publishing credits, writing memberships, etc.)
~Make your cover letter interesting; tell us why we'll love your manuscript.
~Be sure to let us know what marketing strategy you plan for your book.
~First three chapters of your manuscript (in standard manuscript format).
~Do NOT staple chapters; use standard binder clips.
Each full e-manuscript submission packet (when requested) must include the following items:
~Cover letter with total word count, brief synopsis, and applicable publishing credits.
~Include a one to two page outline of your specific marketing strategy.
~One e-copy of the full manuscript in Word – in standard format.
~Since we write notes on the pages and see how much editing will be required while we’re using the e-copy, the version you send us will NOT be returned if the story is not accepted.
Do not send your full manuscript if we have not requested it.
Standard Manuscript Format:
~8 1/2 x 11 document
~Times New Roman 12pt font/black ink
~1-inch margin on all sides.
~25 lines per page.
~Align text left, do not justify.
~Heading containing author name, author address, author phone number, author e-mail address, manuscript title, word count, and page number.
~Capital letters at the beginning of sentences and proper nouns.
~Show new paragraphs by indenting first line of new paragraph to .3 (not .5).
~Do not add blank line between paragraphs.
~Show scene breaks with ~ * ~ centered in the appropriate line between paragraphs.
All correspondence must include:
~Name (and pseudonym if applicable)
~Web address (if available)
Due to overwhelming number of submissions, specific response time for manuscript
submissions cannot be guaranteed at this time. We will do our best to get to your
manuscript as expeditiously as possible.
Highland Press Publishing
Full submissions of your document, when requested, should be sent to:
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