We are currently accepting submissions of full length novels in the genres listed below. Novels must have a minimum word count of 60,000 and a maximum word count of 120,000 to be considered. All manuscripts must be complete and new material. We accept online submissions only.
Please submit a query letter, a synopsis and the first ten pages of your manuscript in the body of your email. We do not open attachments in the query. The subject line should be as follows: QUERY – Your Last Name, TITLE, Genre.
If we choose to request more, we will request the full manuscript in standard format. This means your manuscript should be formatted as follows:
One inch margins on all sides and a non-justified right margin
12 pt Times New Roman font
Either .doc or .docx is fine. Please do not use other formats.
Ensure that your paragraph indentations are done via the ruler. Please DO NOT use the TAB key. There are many online guides that explain how to use the ruler.
We accept simultaneous submissions. We accept submissions directly from the author or from an agent.
We answer every query and submission. If you do not hear back from us within one month, we most likely did not receive your query. Please feel free to check with us.
We are currently accepting the following genres only:
Young Adult in the above genres (No children’s books, please)
Please do not submit queries for any genres not listed above. You may email queries to submissions(at)ellysianpress(dot)com.