Author Proposal Form

Manzanita Literary Press Author Interest Form

Date – Date of Submission

Title – Working Title of Book

Author – Your Name Here

Genre – state here

Book – Hook: One to Two Sentences

Summary – 50 words

Audience – Describe

Bio – 50–100 words/bio photo jpg high resolution –

large file 1 mb+ and small web file

Manuscript – Word count, length of time required to finish for           publication

Rights – Manzanita Writer’s Press/Author’s Rights

Information – Query letter, proposal with 1 – 2 page synopsis,  and/or sample chapters

Description of your project – one page max.

Submit in Manuscript format: Microsoft Word-Times New Roman

  • 12 font/double-spaced
  • Proposal – single-spaced
  • Headers: each page/10font, manuscript title/author, upper left-hand corner
  • Page numbers – upper right-hand corner
  • Chapter Summaries – Contiguous
  • Spell and grammar/style check your entire manuscript using Word tools or other grammar service

Submit by mail: Manzanita Writers Press, PO Box 215, San Andreas, CA 95249  or by email with a query first

Include: Your cell phone number, home address, email, websites

Mention: If you are using your real name or a pen name, include real name in correspondence.