Is Your Submission Package Ready to Go Out to Literary Agents?


It sounds pretty ‘101’, but you would be surprised how many people think they can submit in a different way to that stated by the literary agency because of x, y or z. The number one rule on how to prepare your submission package for sending to a literary agent is ‘don’t ignore the submission guidelines’.

Does this sound familiar?

Correctly formatting and preparing your submission package is essential. Literary agents will usually specify guidelines on their website as to how to submit your manuscript. The guidelines will usually include manuscript layout and submission guidelines – study these carefully.

Download our checklist for submitting your manuscript to a literary agent below and make sure you have everything covered.

If you haven't yet checked out our articles on submitting to a literary agent - you can find a selection of very useful articles here.

submit to a literary agent checklist

Read what others are saying about us:

"I’ve been using this service for about five years now. They have always arranged for me to work with the same editor in order to sustain the levels of continuity and understanding I required. I can’t express enough how much this process has helped me grow and develop as a writer. You could spend thousands on academic courses and not learn half as much about writing and the English language as you would working with the professional editors provided here. Worth every penny!"

by Tim Malpass - Author of Cherry Licks and the Fallen Gods Saga

Read more testimonial here