Submission Guidelines

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Thank you very much for considering a book proposal for Civil Sector Press. Before you start, please take a look at the “About” section on our website and note the nature of the titles we publish.

You can send your completed proposal to mary@hilborn.com. Please include the following information and allow up to 4 weeks for a response. And it would be great if you could keep it to less than 25 double-spaced pages.

 

DETAILS ABOUT YOUR BOOK

  • Book title
  • Approximate Length
  • Genre
  • Anticipated completion date
  • Contact information

 

TAGLINE

  • Your book in 15 words or less

 

SUMMARY

  • 250-500 words on what the book is about

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Who do your think is going to buy and read your book?
  • How do you propose to reach that audience?

 

AUTHOR BIO

  • 250 words about yourself.

 

AUTHOR PLATFORM

  • Who are you able to reach because of who you are?
  • Are you known to your targeted audience?
  • Have you written previous books?
  • Where does your work regularly appear?
  • Are you active on social media? On what platforms? Could you give details?

 

EVIDENCE OF NEED

  • How will the content benefit the reader?
  • Why will the reader will care?
  • If there are other available resources on this topic, why is there a need for your book?

 

CHAPTER OUTLINE

 

 

SAMPLE CHAPTER