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John Melvin Publishing Submission Guidelines


To submit a manuscript or proposal to John Melvin Publishing, please send an email to

In the body of the email, please introduce yourself and your work with a brief cover letter. Let us know if you are interested in our Publishing Package or our Complete Writing and Publishing Package. We also offer custom packaging to fit the needs of the authors that we choose.

Include as attachments:

  1. A short, one-to-three page synopsis

  2. An annotated chapter outline

  3. A basic marketing plan

  4. A sample chapter or two

  5. Author bio

Attach all material as Word documents. Please do not send images as this may delay the arrival of your email.

Please do not mail hard copies or originals unless requested.

Please allow 2-3 weeks for us to review your submission. We will reply to all submissions within 3 weeks and let you know if we are interested in moving forward with your book. 

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