Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Please do not send manuscripts without first receiving approval. Queries may be emailed via the form on our contact page or by emailing a synopsis of your book along with a few pages from your completed and edited manuscript. Do not query until your manuscript is completed and edited.
Email: fifth-estate@hotmail.com

  • All submissions must be emailed in MS Word format.
  • Header must have the book title on even pages and author’s name on odd pages.
  • Page numbers should be bottom center.
  • No page number should appear on the first or title page.
  • Flow of content should be as follows:
    1. Title page
    2. Blank page
    3. ISBN & LOC info page
    4. Blank page
    5. Table of contents
    6. Blank page
    7. Text (must start on an odd numbered page).
  • Odd numbered pages must be on the right side.
  • Total number of pages must be divisible by four. Blank pages may be added to the end of the book if needed.

For books sized 6″ x 9″ inches, margins should be set as follows:

  • Top, bottom, left, and right margins: 1.75″
  • Gutter: .3″
  • Header and footer: 1.25″

Please include author’s bio and book synopsis in separate files.