SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR INDIE AUTHORS/PUBLICISTS
ARC (ADVANCE READER COPY) SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Hello and welcome!
A big shout out to all my fellow authors trying to, and succeeding at getting published!
My submission guidelines for indie authors submitting ARCs to me for reading and reviewing are fairly simple. I encourage that you edit your books to death. Too many errors turns me off of the work. I am after all, an editor as well as an author.
FOR SELF-PUBLISHED E-BOOKS:
As of February 2023…
I will be taking INDIE requests for reviews. I will only be reviewing four adult fiction books between February and May. Reviews will be posted in June; and, three children’s fiction, preferably in the middle-grade and YA genres. This is the only schedule I have available at this time. Please do not request a review to be posted earlier or outside this set time. Furthermore, I will ONLY review the following genres/sub-genres:
2 Fantasy or Science Fiction books/manuscripts
2 Romance or Mystery
3 Any sub-genre fiction
I WILL NOT edit these books. Try to ensure that they are the best that they can be prior to mailing me a copy. Yes, I will require a physical copy of your book/manuscript. First, you need to send me email with a quick blurb in it to see if I’d be interested in your story. If I agree to review your book, I’ll send a request for you to send me a proof/or manuscript, if you can. No electronic manuscripts will be accepted, and if sent, will be automatically deleted. Do not send me your book until I ask for it.
Inquiries to: email@example.com
*I do not charge for being a reviewer. NO ONE SHOULD!
Publishers are welcomed to send me requests for reviews. Such requests will not take away one of the above noted spots.
Happy Writing and Reading!
3 thoughts on “BOOK REVIEWS”
Hello! I saw on your site you’re not doing any reviews from January to May 1st. But what about tomorrow? 🙂 I have just self published a great drama/suspense romance novel. I’ll include some information below. Contact me if you’re interested. Thank you!
Review Request – Can’t find other contact
Inquiring whether you’d like to read and review our new novel, just published.
Authors: Conrad Bishop & Elizabeth Fuller
Length: 256 pp. – 80,200 w.
Genre: historical fantasy/backstage realism/mythic elements
Available Format for Review: printed copy or e-book (any format)
Published: 2/1/21, WordWorkers Press, distrib. IngramSpark
At the behest of his patron, a medieval scribe narrates his journey as an inquisitive, puzzled six-year-old on tour with his family troupe of players across a landscape of war, plague, religious strife and problematic hosts. They transport a hamper of curse-bearing masks that intrude a Norse holocaust into the boy’s dreams and the family’s reality.
It’s about making sense of the fears that provoke self-destruction, improvising the strategies of survival, and provoking a laugh. And it draws on our own forty-five years of theatrical touring across the US, facing the daily challenges, the audiences, and the questions. There are gritty moments—it’s not a bright fairy tale—but it has lots of comedy, and it’s from the heart.
Peace & joy—
Conrad Bishop & Elizabeth Fuller
I will require a copy of your book to consider reviewing same. Info under submission.