Manuscript Submissions

BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR SUBMISSION, please read the following Terms and Conditions:

Whimsical publishing is looking for middle grade (MG) fiction, young adult (YA) fiction, or clean adult fiction. (We are not accepting non-fiction.) Any genre of fiction is acceptable; fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, contemporary, paranormal, etc. We are also interested in romance genres in both YA and adult, but clean romance only. (Fades to black, and kissing only. :D) We have a particular interest in unique stories that engage the reader from the very first line and fit appropriately within their genre.

We are looking for authors who are active on social media, who are working hard to build their own audience and readership, and are willing to work hard at both collaborative and individual marketing strategies before and long after publication. We want authors who love working as a team member and are ready to become a part of our Whimsical family. We also want authors who are excited to see their stories become the best they possibly can be through the editing processes.

The material submitted must be the Author’s entire original creative work. (Please do not send partial manuscripts.) We do not accept foreign language submissions (english only), or anything else besides clean MG, YA, and adult fiction. 

During the submission process we guarantee the privacy and intellectual property of the Author and maintain said privacy at all times. No information regarding any Author’s personal details will be disclosed to any third parties without the express permission of said Author. No disclosure of email addresses or similar contact data will be allowed without the express permission being granted by the Author.

Whimsical Publishing will use the personal details of the Author for correspondence.

Please include the following with your submission (ALL in one document):

  • Your full name, address, phone number, email, and website/social media links.
  • The full manuscript of your work, with a cover letter and synopsis. Your synopsis should be no longer than one page.
  • Please submit a digital copy of all this below in a single document, PDF format.

It may take six to ten weeks for your manuscript to be read and reviewed. If you have followed all our instructions, you will hear back from us either way about your submission.  Submissions can be made with or without the representation of an agent. A  submission here to Whimsical Publishing is for traditional publishing only, there will be no cost incurred by the Author, the whole cost for producing and publishing the work is covered by us, the publisher. If we are interested in a manuscript we will offer a contract to obtain the rights from the Author with up front royalties plus additional royalties after the book has earned out.

Hitting the submit button here, with your work attached, means that you’ve read and  agreed to all of the above terms and conditions.