We’re past the half-way point in the The Writer Mama Back-to-School Giveaway. Can you believe it???
Me neither. 🙂
Today’s book is Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript by Chuck Sambuchino.
Increase your chances of publication by submitting your manuscript the right way–let Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript be your guide. Featuring more than 100 example query letters, proposals, and synopses, the 3rd edition of Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript gives you more detailed and concrete instruction than ever before! This new edition features expanded instruction for e-mail submissions, updated formatting and submitting guidelines, insider tips from agents and editors, and much more.
By day, Chuck Sambuchino is an editor for Writer’s Digest Books (an imprint of F+W Media). He is the editor of two annual resource books: Guide to Literary Agents, as well as Screenwriter’s & Playwright’s Market. He also assists in editing Writer’s Market (www.writersmarket.com). Chuck is a former staffer of several newspapers and magazines – most notably Writer’s Digest. During his tenure as a newspaper staffer, he won awards from both the Kentucky Press Association and the Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists.
By night, Chuck is a writer and freelance editor. He is a produced playwright, with both original and commissioned works produced. He is a magazine freelancer, with recent articles appearing in Watercolor Artist, Pennsylvania Magazine, The Pastel Journal, Cincinnati Magazine and New Mexico Magazine. During the past decade, more than 500 of his articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines and books. To read his blog, click here.
If you are new to the giveaway, please read “Da Rules.”
Today’s questions are…
How much do you concern yourself with proper formatting? Does worry or anxiety about formatting dog your submission efforts? Or do you just wing it when it comes to formatting?
Answer in 50-200 words, please. 🙂
Before you go! WE HAVE A CAUSE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THIS YEAR! Please read the story about the Applin family here and consider making a small contribution at some point during the giveaway. We’re aiming for $100/day collectively. Please help us help the Applin family adopt two beautiful children from Russia. 🙂