Before you submit your manuscript, please make sure it is finished and completely proofread and edited. It should be the most perfect version, and publish-ready. Your submission should include:
Non-fiction manuscripts do not have to be completed, although the status of the manuscript (i.e. haven't started, 6 chapters in, nearly done, etc.) should be noted. Your submission should include:
Your book proposal should follow standard industry guidelines with a focus on the following:
Fiction and non-fiction queries should adhere somewhat to these basic outlines:
Literary fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, suspense, horror, thriller, children's literature, YA, trade fiction.
Motivational, self-help, biography, autobiography, memoir, recipe books, research.
Children's picture books, novellas, do-it-yourself, gift books, religious, romance.
We are Jolly Fish Press, a publishing house based in Provo, Utah, that publishes trade fiction and select nonfiction books in the national and international market. We excel with exceptional cover design, worldwide online and brick-and-mortar distribution, expansive publicity & marketing campaigns, subsidiary rights representation, and most of all, our drive and ability to find exceptional yet undiscovered authors, jumpstarting their careers with maximum exposure, sales, mentoring, and higher than industry average royalty rates.
In less than a year into our first full title list, in what takes most new presses several years, we:
Jolly Fish Press is a publishing house with guts. We find and gather the best authors, and we are constantly innovating our practice to stay ahead in the changing book market.