Submissions Guidelines

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Submitting Your Manuscript to Indigo River Publishing

Indigo River Publishing accepts both agented and unagented projects. We are currently open to submissions across all genres and categories. When submitting your manuscript, it is important to take your time so that you can make a great first impression. Please read and follow the instructions below to ensure that your project is received and reviewed.

An Indigo River Publishing editor will respond if he or she is interested in pursuing your project. Due to the volume of submissions, editors may only respond to projects they wish to consider further. We are currently not accepting theatrical plays or poetry submissions.

We are interested in books that will stand out in their subject area and spark a love of reading. Our list includes most nonfiction categories, including self-help, business, how-to, memoir, history, reference, entertainment, parenting, health and beauty, biography, relationships, and women’s issues. We also proudly publish fiction across all genres, including general, literary, romance, science fiction, fantasy, historical, women’s, military, and contemporary.

In order to have your work considered for publication, please fill out the form below and attach a MS Word document containing your full manuscript or book proposal along with the following information:

   o    A cover letter introducing yourself and your book
   o    Your work’s current title and word count
   o    A brief description or synopsis of your book
   o    An author biography including links to your professional platforms and social channels
   o    Details about how you would help to market your book
   o    Target audience for your book

Every manuscript that is submitted per instructions will be reviewed. Our acquisitions team takes every submission seriously and gives each one adequate time and attention to determine if it is a good fit for our publishing program.

After your manuscript has been reviewed, you will be contacted. Please double-check your contact information to be sure everything is correct.

We value each submission we receive, but due to the high volume we receive, we cannot respond individually to each one. If we are interested in learning more, we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest in Indigo River Publishing.

New Authors Welcome

We are currently accepting new manuscripts.

Questions? Contact us by phone: (850) 912-6642