Submission Guidelines

 

CURRENT SUBMISSION CALL

 

We are currently open for submissions, please see our open call page for submission details.

 

 

BEFORE YOU SUBMIT TO GUMNUT PRESS

 

Before you submit to us, please do your research - make sure you are familiar with the genres we publish.

 

Our focus is to produce high-quality books of a professional standard. Gumnut Press primarily publishes books with either romance as the main genre or books with romantic elements. 

 

Our current genres are contemporary romance, romantic suspense, young adult and cozy mysteries.

 
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Gumnut Press aims to produce beautiful books that engage and excite the reader. When submissions are open, please read the submission guidelines carefully and prepare your manuscript with these guidelines in mind:

 

  • Please submit all manuscripts electronically – all hard copy submissions will be recycled

  • Include a one-page query letter – note any previous publishing history and/or any writing awards, the target market and genre and how your proposed book appeals to that market

  • If you are planning to submit to other publishers, please make your intention clear in your cover letter

  • Include a 100-word bio with your submission

  • A blurb or 100-word synopsis of your manuscript (under one page is ideal)

  • Include a 2-3 page synopsis

  • Unless specified, a copy of the full manuscript – saved as a .doc or .docx file.

  • Email subject: [Title and genre] SUBMISSION 

 

Please note our formatting requirements:

  • Double line spacing

  • Page numbers in the center of the footer

  • 12 pt Times New Roman font

  • Double quotation marks

  • 2.5 cm paragraph indent, no line between paragraphs, one space between sentences

  • Name, title of document, email in header

 

Please note that submissions not meeting our formatting guidelines will not be accepted.

 

Other notes:

  • We do not accept first drafts. Please ensure your piece is as polished and thoroughly edited as possible and has been seen by a manuscript assessor where appropriate.

  • Due to a heavy workload, we do not provide feedback on submissions.

Books that challenge, excite and inspire the reader 

Perth

Western Australia

Email: info@gumnutpress.com

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