Call for Submissions: How I Got My Book Published

Written by Jacob Jans | November 10, 2015

We are currently seeking submissions of essays on the topic “How I Got My Book Published.” We want personal, practical stories about about how a writer got their book published with a traditional publisher. Or, how you sold a significant amount of books as a self published author (We would need to know the exact numbers).

We are seeking essays on a variety of types of books – fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, literary, academic, genre, etc.

We will pay 10 cents a word for these essays, with a maximum of $65. Essays should not exceed 1,500 words. We are open to reprints, but payment will be half.

Do not offer advice. Instead, let people learn by extrapolating their own lessons from your story. Focus on process  – the seemingly boring details that made it happen. Please stay as specific and concrete as possible.

The stories will be compiled in a forthcoming eBook, with the working title “How I Got My Book Published.”

You must name your publisher and agent, if applicable.

We plan to accept a minimum of 10 submissions for publication.

The goal of the book is to show the publication process from a wide variety of perspectives. The deadline for submissions is December 14th, 2015. Please send your submissions to submissions@authorspublish.com

The title of the email should be “How I Got My Book Published.”

Please include a short bio with your submission – 50 words max.

Payment will be via Paypal.