January 21, 2013 | Posted in Book Publishers.
Web Site : http://www.sourcebooks.com/
Telephone : (630) 961-3900
Fax : (630) 961-2168
Address : Sourcebooks, Inc. 1935 Brookdale Road Suite 139 , Naperville , IL , USA , 60563
Sourcebooks is an independent publisher that started small, but which has grown in line with its success. After winning several awards for excellence in the small business world, it moved up to winning awards usually garnered by big publishing houses. It publishes print books, as well as mixed media projects. Sourcebooks has a growing list of imprints, allowing it to branch out into several different fields of publishing. It believes wholeheartedly in supporting its authors through every step of the publishing process, helping them develop their careers in the process. It accepts unsolicited and agented submissions. Currently, only agented submissions are accepted by its fiction imprint. Unless you’re a romance writer, in which case you can email your submission. Your email should include a full bio, competitive analysis, full synopsis, and the complete manuscript. It also accepts children’s and young adult fiction (each with separate guidelines), and nonfiction. Nonfiction categories include (but aren’t limited to) memoirs, history, general self-help, business, parenting, health and beauty, education, relationships, and women’s issues. You should email a proposal containing a very brief synopsis, biography, table of contents, two to three sample chapters, target audience analysis, USP, and competitive analysis.