• Preferred Submission Format

    Use the following guidelines:


    12th Century Gothic.

    Line spacing 1.5.

    Printed on front side of paper only.

    Left margin at "1.5.

    Right margin at ".75.

    White 24 lb paper.

    Header carries Title/Author.

    Page number at bottom right.


    Always save to a digital file & include in package.



  • Proposal Format for Each Submission

    Contact Information:

    Name of primary author.

    Home address.

    Home phone.

    Home e-mail address.

    Office address.

    Office phone.

    Office e-mail.


    Author Information:

    Biography (500 words or less)


    Publishing History:

    Please list any previously published books (title, publisher, sales history).


    About Your Manuscript:

    Working title.

    Working subtitle.

    Manuscript is scheduled to be completed by.

    Estimated word count.

    Outline or Table of Contents.

    Summarize and state the objective of your book in 300 words or less.


    Defining Statement:

    Describe in one or two sentences what makes your book different from others like it already on the market.


    Target Audience:

    (example) Is your book intended for a juvenile audience?


    If so, what age range would you say will be reading your book?

  • Manuscript Submission

    Send digital manuscript copies to:

    Make sure to send digital copy of manuscript as an attachment, not in the body of email.

    Send hard copy manuscripts to:


    Smooth Sailing Press

    Attn: Submissions Department

    20519 Sunshine Ln. Suite B

    Spring, TX 77388