Submission Guidelines

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We are looking for excellent new writers and are open for submissions.

Please note: We are looking for books for publication for 2020. Please read the about us before submitting to us.

We read every email that comes in and we are open to books that have already been published and need some extra love and attention. 

We only review submissions via email. Please email submissions@hashtagpress.co.uk.

Fiction books: In subject heading address it to Abiola Bello.

Non-fiction books: In subject heading address it to Helen Lewis.

Please don't send the same book to both of us. Please don't send us a film pitch.

FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS

Please send

1. The first three chapters of your manuscript, in font Times New Roman, font size 12, double spaced. Just the first 3 chapters regardless of how long or short they are

2. A one-page (maximum) author biography including social media links

3. A pitch - just a couple of sentences, like a blurb of the book or elevator pitch. Imagine you find yourself in a lift with one of us - what would you tell us about your book that would make us want to contact you again once you get out of the lift?

4. A synopsis - tell us your story line, crucial parts in the story and the ending

FOR PICTURE BOOKS

Please send

1. The full manuscript and any images

2. A one-page (maximum) author biography including social media links

If we are interested in your book we will be in touch within three weeks.

If you don't hear from us within three weeks, unfortunately it's a no. Due to the amount of submissions, we may not be able to provide individual feedback.