How do I submit my manuscript?

Please submit a cover letter and your completed manuscript to

Your cover letter must include:

  • Which genre(s) your novel falls into
  • Plot synopsis
  • Name
  • Email address
  • Postal mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • Any links to your bio, website, social media etc.

Do I need an agent?

No, we accept unagented submissions.

What services does Golden Scales Publishing offer authors?

We offer professional editing, cover art, formatting, e-conversion, and marketing support (includes a social media campaign and advertising & PR push).

Do you take previously published submissions?

No, we do not take currently published or previously published submissions. Please feel free to submit your unpublished work to

Who can submit manuscripts?

Golden Scales Publishing accepts both agented and unagented submissions. We welcome authors of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, gender identities, and ages and respect how all authors choose to identify.

How long does the submission process take?

We do our best to reply to all submissions, whether they are accepted or not, within three months.