Query Page

Don’t let your manuscript drift into obscurity


If you have a completed manuscript you would like to submit for consideration, please email the first 1-3 chapters to


Please include the following information with your submission:

  • Short description of what your book is about no more than five pages*
  • Type – non-fiction or fiction
  • Genre – biography, memoir,  self-help, anthology, mass market, literary, romance, scifi, thriller, mystery. If you are not sure check the Agent Query site for genre descriptions.
  • Word count
  • Platform – why you are qualified to write your book (in essence, a short resume about yourself)
  • Publishing history – any additional work you have published (it’s ok if you haven’t published anything)
  • Your expectations – what you expect Outer Banks Publishing to do for you if your book is accepted
  • Your goals as an author
  • Contact information
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope if you snail mail your query

*If you are not sure how to present your query, refer to these articles on how to write queries:

The Writer’s Digest Guide to Query Letters by Wendy Burt
Good Article on Query Letters from Writer’s Digest

How to Write a Query Letter
How to Write a Great Query Letter – free ebook
Writing a Query Letter

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