*​​​  A Division of Saddlestone Inc.  * Est. 1987

Copyright 2013. Silver Bow Publishing. All rights reserved.

​​​NOTE:  SEND ONLY FULLY EDITED,              FINAL MANUSCRIPTS

         GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES   

     

                ALL MSS - DO NOT USE ANY FORMATTING 

           HEADERS:   DO NOT USE HEADERS OR FOOTERS

                 PAGE NUMERS: DO NOT NUMBER PAGES

           TABLE OF CONTENTS:  TITLES ONLY - NO PAGE NUMBERS


​                        DO NOT USE PAGE BREAK

                           DO NOT USE TABLES

IF YOU USE COPY AND PASTE USE DESTINATION THEME OR MERGE FORMATTING

FICTION and NON-FICTION

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Steps for MSS submissions

MARGINS: Set your pages up so that you have 1 inch margins (2.54 cm) on the left, right, top, and bottom of each page.

FONT: Use a 14 point type. Times New Roman Font.  Use 18 pt for Chapter Title Pages

SPACING: Single space your lines using the 'no spacing' on the top ribbon tab in microsoft word documents.

INDENTATIONS: Indent your paragraphs by 3 spaces. You should also indent the first line of all dialogue, unless it is the same character speaking after short descriptive text.

TEXT ALIGNMENT: Distribute your text evenly ( Justify Ctrl+J ) or simply use ribbon tab stating the same.

CHAPTERS: Begin each chapter on a new page, and start 12 spaces down. A correctly formatted manuscript also includes the chapter title or number BUT not both.


REMEMBER

DO NOT USE ANY FORMATTING

DO NOT USE HEADERS OR FOOTERS

DO NOT NUMBER PAGES

DO NOT USE PAGE BREAK

DO NOT USE TABLES

IF YOU USE COPY AND PASTE ENSURE YOU CHOOSE DESTINATION OR MERGE FORMATTING

AND BEFORE YOU START YOUR MSS CLEAR ALL FORMATTING 

COVER PAGE: Include a cover page with your fiction or non-fiction manuscript. Include the manuscript title, your name, agent contact information, if applicable, your contact information, and the word count. Center this information with a space in between each line.

COVER LETTER: Please submit a brief overview of the story, and a bio and curriculum of the author.

SUBMISSION VIA EMAIL: Submit in both word.doc and pdf file. 
Send submission to info@silverbowpublishing.com