WHO IS WHISKEY
CREEK PRESS, and what do we do?
Whiskey Creek Press is a royalty-paying traditional publisher
of fiction and non-fiction, and we publish in ebook
trade paperback formats. WE ARE ALWAYS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS.
Whiskey Creek Press charges NO fees of any kind to
for publishing services. Editorial service, cover art
design and production, paperback set-up fees, and
numbers are provided at absolutely NO fee to our contracted
authors. WCP authors may purchase copies of their
books at a substantial discount off the retail price.
HOW DO YOU SUBMIT
YOUR WORK TO WHISKEY CREEK PRESS?
provide us with the following three REQUIRED items as
your submission package:
LETTER outlining your manuscript,
any past publications and experiences as a writer. In
the cover letter, include the word length of your manuscript
as well as a brief synopsis, one to two pages in length.
Please summarize the beginning, middle and end of the
story. Show the conflict and resolution as well as character
description. Also include a one-paragraph synopsis (thumbnail
sketch or “blurb”) of the story line and
tell us what motivated you to write this story. Provide
any past publishing history in detail, including books
under contract with other publishers and titles out
PLAN, typically one page
in length, detailing how you will promote and market
your published manuscript, including any past marketing
efforts for your writing career. Do you have a current
author website? If so, include that, along with any
other sites like MySpace, Yahoo, and so forth that you
use to market your works. An active author website is
mandatory for all WCP authors.
MANUSCRIPT itself. Do not send
a few chapters. We want the manuscript completed before
you submit to us. Do not mail the manuscript. To preserve
the beautiful Cottonwood trees growing along the banks
of Whiskey Creek, we ONLY accept submissions electronically.
your completed submission package to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDITIONAL SUBMISSION INFORMATION
ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS IN ALL FICTION GENRES.
WE ARE ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN ALL GENRES OF ROMANCE,
SCIENCE FICTION, AND FANTASY.
2) PLEASE, WE DO NOT ACCEPT SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS.
3) RESPONSE TO SUBMISSIONS IS WITHIN APPROXIMATELY 90
- 120 DAYS.
4) WE DO NOT ACCEPT SUBMISSIONS IN MICROSOFT WORKS,
MAC, OR WORD PERFECT FORMATS. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED
5) MANUSCRIPTS SHOULD BE AT LEAST 50,000 WORDS; WE PREFER
WORKS IN THE 60,000 – 80,000 WORD RANGE, BUT WILL
CONSIDER WORKS UP TO 100,000 WORDS IN LENGTH.
email your completed submission package to: email@example.com
Interested in submitting a sensual/erotic story to Whiskey Creek
Press Torrid? Visit us at www.whiskeycreekpresstorrid.com
and click the Submissions tab on the Home Page.
PROPER MANUSCRIPT FORMATTING FOR ANY WCP SUBMISSION
Cover page must include in the Upper Left Hand Corner:
• Author’s Name
• Author’s Address
• Author’s Phone Number
• Author’s E-mail Address
Cover Page must include Centered vertically and horizontally:
• Title of Manuscript
• Author Name and/or pseudonym
• Genre -- VERY IMPORTANT!
• Word Count
Additionally, there should be no white space at the
top of the first page of each chapter. The word Chapter
(not in all caps) and number (1, 2, 3, etc.) should
be centered at the top of the first page of each chapter.
A hard page break should be at the bottom of the last
page of each chapter. For ease of reading use TIMES
NEW ROMAN 12.
Manuscripts should be...
• Single spaced
• No page numbers
• No Footer
• No Header
• ALL underlined words or phrases changed to ITALICS
Please do not use HTML.
We suggest you use:
• Word 97 or above
• Rich Text Format
• No Mac, Word Perfect, or Microsoft Works Submissions