Thank you for your interest in Sparkling Books. We welcome authors whose writing is well thought out and of a high standard. At the present time you must be resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland.
All proposals and submissions must be made through this process. Do not telephone us or send anything by post. We particularly welcome crime, thriller, detective, mystery, and YA / middle grade / young fiction. Please do not submit children's books, illustrated books, biographies, poetry, plays or short stories.
We sell translation rights and e-books as well as printed editions.
The steps in our submission process for publication are:
Before you complete our online proposal form, please read through our webpage About us.
You will find the proposal form here. Please have the following details ready:
Submission of complete typescript
If we find your proposal form of interest, we will ask you to send us a complete typescript as an email attachment of a single file. This must be in Microsoft Word, Lotus Word-Pro or OpenOffice.org Writer format. All texts must have numbered pages in A4 size. Please do not split your text into multiple files.