for your interest in Salt of the Earth Press.
are always looking for new writers, and enjoying our relationships
with authors we've published in the past.
accept a wide variety of works, including juvenile, romance, chick
lit, etc. and non-fiction (how to, self help, health/nutrition/fitness,
spirituality and religion, and alternative lifestyles). Although
we welcome international clients, we only accept work written
are interested in the following at this time:
stories: Mid-length stories (not quite chapter books but
not picture books either) for 1st to 3rd graders. From fantasy
to realistic situations, we will entertain all submissions.
We prefer to publish picture books based on the illustrations
so please don't submit picture book manuscripts without
an illustrator and sample illustrations.
Romance novels 35,000 to 75,000 words. We like to see some
quirky, interesting twists in the course of a plot without
resorting to espionage or amnesia.
old diaries that contain many names, historical detailed study
of a particular place at a particular time in history and
graveyard studies (look up of all names, maps, histories and
stories about the interred of all or at least 75% of the graves
in any one cemetery).
Stories and Articles
are always looking for writers to submit articles on an ongoing
basis for our publications. Click
one of our editors pitches an anthology of short stories.
We are currently considering a Fantasy Anthology. If you would
like to be considered please send us a query letter to be
kept on file. Query:firstname.lastname@example.org,
Subject: Fantasy Anthology
consider everything except a direct assignment to be submitted
on a speculative basis
Salt assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs
or artwork. Unsolicited material sent by postal mail must be accompanied
by a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ensure its return. Postal
mail may be addressed to: Salt of the Earth Press, W4456 Hwy 63,
Springbrook, WI, 54875
your completed manuscript to: email@example.com.
The subject line should read "Manuscript - title."
The manuscript must be in MS Word format, and be named by its
title. In the body of your email please provide a brief synopsis
of your manuscript, word length, your name, and complete contact
information including a phone number and street or PO Box address.
Attach the MS Word document manuscript to the email.
for us to respond. This might take 4 to 6 weeks. It might take
a day. Be patient.
and good luck! We can't wait to read your work.