Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

//Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)2019-01-13T19:42:47+00:00
What genres do you publish?2016-01-28T11:10:47+00:00

While we focus on Literary Fiction and Women’s Fiction, as well as novels for those in the Young Adult and Middle Grade age ranges, these stories span the Contemporary, Historical, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and Humour categories also.

Are there any stories you’re interested in right now?2016-01-28T11:10:57+00:00

We’re interested in any idea that has originality and compelling storytelling. Currently, we’re particularly interested in stories that have series potential.

Do you market my books?2016-01-28T11:11:09+00:00

We certainly do! We build an entire promotional plan around your book that starts well before your actual launch date. You will also work with a dedicated publicist who will guide you throughout the entire process. We generate book reviews from media specialists, and arrange appearances, readings, and book signings. We want you to fully experience the rewards and successes of all of your hard work!

What do you do for authors?2016-01-28T11:11:19+00:00

Aside from marketing your book (see above), we cover all the upfront expenses for editing, design, and production. We also have a fully integrated promotional strategy in place for every book we launch.

How long until my book will be published?2016-01-28T11:11:27+00:00

Since we’re a boutique publisher, it won’t take as long as in traditional publishing houses for you to see your book in print. We do work on lead times that allow for thorough editing and a solid promotional strategy.

How do you pay authors?2016-01-28T11:11:36+00:00

We pay a competitive royalty rate for both print and electronic formats of your book.

Does Blue Moon Publishers publish print as well as ebooks?2016-01-28T11:11:46+00:00

Our publishing strategy is to publish books in both print and electronic formats.

I don’t have an agent. Do you accept unsolicited manuscripts?2016-01-28T11:11:56+00:00

At Blue Moon Publishers, we understand how difficult it can be to find an agent, and we work directly with authors. We also work with authors who have agents.

What if I want to publish under a pseudonym?2016-01-28T11:12:08+00:00

We have experience publishing authors who write under pseudonyms. As long as you have a compelling story, we’re interested!

How do I submit my manuscript to you?2019-01-06T21:01:58+00:00

Please have a look at our submissions guidelines here and just follow the simple instructions. We look forward to hearing from you.

How long will it take till I hear back about my manuscript?2016-01-28T11:12:36+00:00

Rest assured that we read each and every manuscript in house, and don’t farm them out to readers. As a result, it can take a while for you to hear back from us, but you will hear back! If you haven’t heard back from us in three months, then feel free to drop us a line.

Why is Blue Moon Publishers unique?2016-01-28T11:12:44+00:00

At Blue Moon Publishers, we believe in our authors and treat them as part of our publishing family. We put a great deal of effort into working with you to market your book, and you receive a dedicated editor and publicist who supports you through the entire process. But don’t just take our word for it; see what our authors have to say!