May 18, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions


1. What genres does your publishing press specialize in?

We focus on a diverse range of genres, including literary fiction, fantasy, romance, historical, and multicultural and immigrant fiction. We are currently accepting submissions on these categories.

2. Do you accept submissions from new authors?

Absolutely! We welcome submissions from both debut and established authors whose works align with our publishing focus.

3. What submission materials do you require?

We typically request a query letter, a synopsis, and the first few chapters of your manuscript. Please refer to our submission guidelines for specific requirements.

4. How long does it take to hear back on a submission?

Our response times may vary depending on the volume of submissions we receive, but we strive to review and respond to submissions within 4 to 5 weeks.

5. What rights do you typically acquire from authors?

We generally acquire print and digital rights for a specified period. Specific terms are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

6. What support do you offer authors during the publishing process?

We provide comprehensive editorial guidance, cover design, marketing support, and distribution services to ensure your book reaches its intended audience.

7. How are royalties structured?

Our royalties vary based on the nature of the project and the author’s track record. We aim to offer fair and competitive terms that reflect the value of the work.

8. Do you assist with book promotion and marketing?

Yes, we work closely with authors to develop tailored marketing plans that leverage social media, book tours, advertising, and other promotional channels to maximize visibility and sales.

9. Can authors retain creative control over their work?

We value collaboration and strive to maintain open communication with authors throughout the publishing process. While we may provide editorial suggestions, the author ultimately retains creative control over his work.

10. Do you offer any opportunities for audiobook production?

It is something we are contemplating doing. But as of right now, we are not able to offer it.  

11. How can I stay updated on your latest releases and submission calls?

You can subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media (https://twitter.com/csmsmaga/ ) to receive updates on new releases, submission opportunities, author events, and more. We partner with CSMS Magazine , a well-established online publication of 17 years of experience.  

If you have any further questions or would like clarification on any aspect of our publishing process, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help!

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