READ Our FAQ’s and Submission Guidelines
BEFORE YOU SUBMIT.
Any submissions that do not conform to our guidelines will be ignored.
Understanding submission requirements, such as the Query Letter, is crucial when submitting to us.
“The QUERY LETTER has one purpose, and one purpose only: to seduce the agent or editor into reading or requesting your work” —Jane Friedman
Due to recent acquisitions, First Steps Publishing is currently ONLY accepting submissions to FIRESIDE PRESS, our hybrid publishing division. Feel free to submit here or contact us for more details
Did you include everything in the form?
- Name (required)
- Email (required)
- Query letter (required)
- Brief Synopsis (required)
- First 10 pages (or three chapters) of your MS. (recommended, optional)
How to Copy & Paste:
* COPY: Command+C (Mac); Control + C (Windows)
* PASTE: Command + V (Mac); Control + V (Windows)
Average response is 4-8 weeks,
depending on the volume of submissions received.