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Submissions

Winn Publications is now accepting submissions

Submit your book manuscript for review. I only accept submissions of original work. All manuscripts are run through an advanced plagiarism checking software to certify originality. Publishing both fiction and non-fiction titles, my submission guidelines are broken down separately for fiction and non-fiction.

Manuscript Guidelines

Fiction

I accept submissions for nonfiction books in the following markets:

  • Advice/How-Tos 
  • Business
  • Cookbooks
  • Health and Wellness
  • Personal Finance
  • Relationships
  • Religious/Spiritual
  • Self Help/Development 

I may accept nonfiction submissions in other markets just ask.

Non- Fiction

I accept fiction submissions in the following genres:

  • Adventure
  • Children’s Books 
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction
  • New Adult
  • Poetry 
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Suspense/ Thriller
  • Young Adult

Edit Your Manuscript Before You Submit

Please do your best to edit your manuscript before you submit it for review. If I find countless typos, mistakes in your manuscript, your chances of getting a book deal are slim. The submissions that win and are accepted for a publishing deal are those that are well-edited. A well-edited manuscript also includes the format in which you send me your work. It should be: 

  • In one document 
  • 12 point font 
  • Double spaced 
  • Normal margins
  • Times New Roman ( i.e. no fancy text)
  • Includes book matter (dedication, table of contents, acknowledgment, etc)
  • Proper spacing ( Mainly for poetry books. Please have it formatted the way that you want it to look in print.)

How to Submit a Manuscript

Simply fill out the Manuscript Submission Application. Afterwards, I will send you instructions for submitting your manuscript. Be sure that your manuscript is either .docx or .doc format. I will not look at it if it’s a pdf.  Please do not email your manuscript to me directly before filling out the MSA formIf I decide to publish your manuscript, I will then have a conversation with you about potentially publishing your submission AND any other books you’ve written. If your manuscript isn’t a good fit for me to publish, feel free to send me another book after I’ve responded to your first submission. Do not submit multiple manuscripts to me at the same time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, I review all submissions.

No. I only work with independent authors. I deal with you directly. 

At Winn Publications, I believe in creating long-term partnerships that are good for you and for me. That’s why you keep 100% of your royalties! 

Check out the different publishing packages here. Your fee will reflect your need. Because most writers are not rich (yet), I offer a 3 to 12-month payment plan. I also offer individual services such as editing, book cover design, etc.

No. Even if you meet all the guidelines on this page, I review all submitted manuscripts and decide on a case-by-case basis. Authors who are receptive to constructive criticism and are willing to set their egos aside in order to learn and grow are welcome to resubmit their manuscripts for consideration after making editorial changes.

In the last year, I accepted 90% of manuscript submissions.

Yes, I review all physical manuscripts. You will only receive the address to submit it to after you have completed the submission form online.  

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