Book Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in Cheryl Barton Publishing, LLC for your book publishing needs. We accept unsolicited submissions of novels at any time for consideration for publishing.


We currently publish the following style books:


Novel - over 40,000 words

Novella - 17,500 to 40,000 words

Novelette - 7,500 to 17,500 words

Short story - under 7,500 words


                          We are currently accepting submissions for consideration for the following genres:



Science fiction


Action and Adventure

Self help



Religion, Spirituality & New Age




Prayer books






A literary agent is not required for submission.  We do require that interested parties submit the following information for initial review before the signing of any agreement to publish your work. 


For consideration, please send:

  • A cover page which includes:

    • Book Title

    • Author’s Name

    • Mailing Address

    • Email Address

    • Phone Number

    • Genre

    • Estimated length of book


  • Book/manuscript synopsis - What is your book about? (no more than two pages)

    • Use Microsoft Word

    • Double Spaced

    • 8 ½ X 11 paper size

    • Font type – Times New Roman


  • The full manuscript

    • Use Microsoft Word

    • Double Spaced

    • 8 ½ X 11 paper size

    • Font type – Georgia or Times New Roman


Very important: For the synopsis, please type your name, address and phone number in the upper right hand corner of the first page of your synopsis.


Your cover page along with the items above attached, should be emailed to:

Submission Editor

Email –


For U.S. Mail inquiries:


Cheryl Barton

Cheryl Barton Publishing, LLC

P.O. Box 962

Reisterstown, Maryland 21136


You will be notified in 4 - 6 weeks if we are interested in publishing your work. Please note that the publishing process could take up to 1 year from beginning to end. Please plan accordingly based on when you want your book released.


If you have questions, please send them to,  Attn: Submission Editor.  All questions should include a phone number.


Thank you for your interest.



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