Please see series guidelines for details
No short stories unless they are part of an anthology that is at least a total of fifty-five thousand words.
1. In the body of an email please include a query letter containing the following:
2. In the body of the email, after your query letter, copy and paste the first thirty (30) pages of your manuscript.
3. As an attachment to the email, please send your entire manuscript, which should be:
4. The subject line of your email should read: <your last name>, <title of manuscript>, <genre>
*Submissions without a detailed self-marketing plan will not be considered. If you need assistance please see the available downloads below.*
For Series Submissions:
We now accept and will contract a fiction series in the genre's listed above.
Please follow the above-listed guidelines, including the following:
Our Editor-in-Chief, Rachael Tamayo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT MANUSCRIPTS BY MAIL AT THIS TIME.
Basically, you will hear from us either way. Due to the care we take with every submission, please allow six to eight weeks before you send us a gentle reminder.
How do I submit my work for consideration?
Polish your work and then have someone look it over for things you may have missed. When its ready, send us an email with the above requested information: email@example.com. We only accept email submissions.
How long will it be before I, the author, can expect a response?
Six to eight weeks.
What if it has been six to eight weeks and I have not heard from you?
Please send our submissions team a gentle nudge to remind them you are waiting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does it matter what font I use?
We request Times New Roman, however if you choose not to heed our request please ensure you do not use anything creative, like Comic Sans. While interesting fonts may be fun, they are not appropriate at this stage.
I don't know where to start when it comes to self marketing. How can I write a marketing plan?
Check out the help below we have put together to get you started. We know it's daunting! We are here to help!
We are thrilled to be able to offer our authors full series contracts!
Please refer to the guidelines before sending your query.
If you have any questions, please send your inquiry to email@example.com
Thank you, we can't wait to read your book.
The Foster Embry Team