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Submit a query letter, via regular mail or e-mail, that includes a brief summary of your novel or the scope of your nonfiction project, a short description why you're writing the project, any specific credentials you have for writing the book in question, the first five pages (for fiction only). If you are submitting via regular mail, include an SASE. If you are submitting via e-mail, send your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the word "Query" in the subject line. Do not include attachments.
We are not considering children's picture books, poetry, adult science fiction and fantasy, romance, or dramatic projects at this time.
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