Q: Can I submit incomplete manuscripts?
A: Unfortunately we can only consider complete manuscripts.
Q: Can I send in a proposal for a book that is not yet written?
A: No, we cannot accept proposals.
Q: My novel has been self-published, can I submit?
A: Yes, we do accept self-published submissions, as long as you hold the publication rights.
Q: Do you only accept submissions from the UK?
A: No, we accept manuscripts from all over the world, regardless of where the author lives.
Q: Can I send more than one work at a time?
A: No, we only accept one submission per author at a time.
Q: Do you accept submissions from literary agents?
A: Yes. Literary Agents can follow the same submission guidelines, clearly stating who they represent.
Q: Do you accept hard copy submissions?
A: No, unfortunately we do not accept hard copy submissions. All work needs to be sent electronically, through the prescribed routes.
Q: Is there a limit on the length of a manuscript?
A: There is no limit, however we do not publish novellas, therefore all work needs to be at least 50,000 words.
Q: How long will it take until I hear from you?
A: All manuscripts submitted according to the rules will receive an acknowledgement. We aim to respond to you within 4-6 months.