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September 3, 2015

Osprey Publishing: Book Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Osprey Publishing is a company that focuses on a niche market and has good distribution. I have seen and purchased a number of their books in brick and mortar bookstores. Osprey publishes non-fiction books, focusing on military history. They also produce historical themed military adventure games. They are currently only accepting unsolicited proposals for manuscripts…

December 11, 2014

Barricade Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Barricade Books is an independent print publisher of non-fiction manuscripts.  They are based out of New Jersey. They state explicitly on their site that they prefer books with a controversial element. Although that is not always the case, two of the recent books they published were Conversations with A Pedophile and I’ll Do My Own…

September 17, 2014

Fireship Press: Open To Submissions

Fireship Press is a small press that focuses on publishing books with a nautical theme, historical fiction, and history books. Fireship press publishes about 15 books a year. Most have well chosen, genre appropriate covers.  The website is fairly easy to navigate. They are open to submissions from authors without an agent or previous experience….

September 4, 2014

Seven Stories Press: Open To Book Submissions

Seven Stories Press is an independent publisher that has been around for twenty years. They have published a number of highly respected books. Their books are distributed by Random House. They take their name from the seven authors whose work has influenced and impacted Seven Stories Press the most. Those authors are Octavia Butler,  Nelson…

July 2, 2014

Oneworld Publishing: Accepting Book Proposals

Updated July 6th 2016 Oneworld Publishing is an independent print publisher. They were founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar, at the time they only published non-fiction. Now they publish over 100 books a year. They still publish non-fiction, but they also publish literary fiction.  Their books are widely…

June 12, 2014

Arcadia Publishing: Open to Book Proposals

Arcadia Publishing is an unusual kind of publishing company. In fact, the first thing that flashed through my mind when looking at their web page for potential authors was “scam.” However, that is not the case. In fact, I realized within a few minutes that I had read several books by Arcadia Publishing already. They…

April 30, 2014

Endeavor Press: Open to Queries

Endeavor is an ebook publisher based out of the UK, although they accept books from authors of any nationality. They claim to be the largest ebook publisher in the UK, although it is hard to determine if that precise statement is true, it is clear by looking at their competitors that Endeavor is one of the largest…

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