Become A Dewey Hill Publishing Author | 2014 Submission Guidelines


publishedDewey Hill Publishing Publications publishes all genre’s specializing in Urban Fiction.  We only accept completed novels. Partial novels or chapter samples will be recycled and will not be reviewed. Your submission must clearly display your name, address, and phone number(s) and email address (if applicable) so that we may easily contact you.

Manuscripts must be typed, double-spaced and bound. No exceptions. Manuscripts which are not typed, double-spaced or bound will be recycled and will not be reviewed. We require the entire novel accompanied by a cover letter, synopsis and chapter outline. * The cover letter should introduce the author and explain why he believes his book should be published under the three crowns. Please submit a word count. * The synopsis should be a short (one page) but complete summary of the book. Give the plot line away, no surprises please!*

The chapter outline should cover what happens in the book in short bullet points, chapter by chapter. Simpler formatting is better! We do not accept electronic submissions. We cannot return any submissions. Please keep a copy of your manuscript. It may take anywhere from 1-12 months to review your submission. We thank you for your patience! Mail your completed submission to: Dewey Hill Publishing Publications

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At a glance checklist for planning and writing your book

Before you start:

Ask yourself the 3 critical questions:
1. Is it relevant to what you stand for?
2. Do people want to know what you’re writing about?
3. What’s your call to action.

Planning Stage:

What to write about – create your niche.
Profile your target audience & write to THEM, not you.
Define the book’s ultimate purpose for your business -> Create a stong call to action.


Use the 7 Step Process to write your book:
1. Brainstorm a compelling title and subtitle.
2. Plan the outline – Use mind mapping software, or notepad.
3. Set a date and work backwards – page count each day.
4. Flesh out each point on your plan.
5. Type your book or dictate and record audio then edit the transcription.
6. Review and Refine.
7. Get the document professionally proofread and or copyedited.

If Self publishing:
Obtain ISBN number.
Source a typesetter.
Research printers.