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We focus on books on naval and related matters from both a historical and current events perspective. We look forward to receiving proposals from prospective authors in these fields.
There are many stories to be told but who wants to pay over hundreds or thousands having someone to do this for you? According to writing-world.com:
With SeaWaves Books, this is all done in house. This allows you to do what you do best - write!
If you wish to submit a manuscript for our consideration, first ensure that your book is a good fit with our publishing program. Please browse our website, including the company history, to learn more about the kinds of books we publish.
Your submission package must include the following:
A cover letter.
A self-addressed, stamped envelope large enough to return your work. Even if you do not want your work returned, please enclose a letter-sized envelope for our response.
A one-page (250-word) synopsis of the contents of your book. For non-fiction, please include a table of contents.
A resume or CV that includes an outline of your past publishing experience
A marketing plan for your book
At least three sample chapters of your book. Please DO NOT send complete manuscripts unless personally requested by a member of our editorial staff.
A sample formatted with Times New Roman font (or a comparable font), 12-point type, double-spacing, standard margins (1"-1.5").
A word count for the complete manuscript.
We DO NOT accept email submissions. Electronic submissions will receive no response.
We DO NOT publish children's books for readers under seven years of age. This includes picture books.
We do our best to keep up with submissions, but your patience is appreciated in the case of delays. Please DO NOT telephone to inquire about the status of your submission. All inquiries should be through the contact form.
Editorial comment and/or feedback will not be provided unless we decide to pursue your project further.
Use our new submission form.
It is important that you address your submission to “Acquisitions Editor” so that it will be promptly logged into our system, allowing us to track its progress. It will then be passed on to the appropriate person for consideration. We will do our best to respond to non-fiction submissions within three months of receiving the material. Fiction submissions will be reviewed twice annually, in the spring and in the fall.
Multiple submissions are accepted.