Submission Guidelines

Becoming a High Tide Publications, Inc. Author

  • The best thing to do is look at our catalog to get an idea of our interest. What we want A snug story with interesting details and lively characters. – We accept novellas and novels. – We’re particularly interested in series for all genres. – Your manuscript need not be new: we consider previously published work, including your back-list. – We accept simultaneous submissions. Genres 
    - Adult Fiction with a broad appeal - Mysteries (all sub-genres including traditional, humorous, paranormal, and cozy). - Thriller/Suspense
    - Historical Fiction
    - Short story Anthologies
    ​- Poetry
    - Memoir
    - Children
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    e like things neat and clean: Please make sure you have edited, edited, edited. Timeline: Submissions currently take 4-5 weeks.
Manuscript Format Standard formatting:
Times New Roman 12 point font with 1 inch margins, double-spaced. 
Name, title and page numbers in the header at the top of each page.

Submission Package:
Email submissions only.
The subject line must be as follows: Last Name, Genre, and Title. – Example: Johansen, Mystery, 27
Body of email: Include the word count, genre, title and a short write-up.  

Tell us about your book. Think of it as your three minute elevator speech. Introduce yourself with a short bio. Tell us your social networking presence (website, blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, some other medium that has just been invented, etc.).

How do you plan to help us market your book? Is your manuscript is part of a series?

What is the series status (if this is the first book, with books two and three complete, or perhaps book two is in the draft stage, etc.)? If this manuscript was previously published, indicate the publisher and publish date.

Attach the first 50 pages of your manuscript as a Word.docx file ​In the subject line enter “Submissions”

Address your email to Submissions@hightidepublications.com