When an author calls or e-mails Mystic Publishers, we begin a dialogue. Mystic Publishers staff will
answer any questions the author may have. The author will then complete and return the submissions
agreement if he/she decides to use Mystic Publishers to aid in publication. Upon receipt of the completed
agreement, a quote will be submitted for the author’s approval.
The manuscript (MS) can be submitted in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect 6 or above. For immediate
printing, the MS should be edited. All paragraph tabs should use tabs only. The entire document must
be left justified, and the pages single-spaced.
If the MS has not been edited, the author should submit the first three chapters for evaluation. Pages of
the evaluation copy must be double spaced with a 1-inch margin all around.
The author should inform Mystic Publishers if he/she will provide cover art or if Mystic Publishers
help is needed in finding a contractor for the job.
After the galley review process is completed and signed off, the MS will be sent to the printer the author
has chosen. Within 72 hours the author should receive a proof copy. Once the author has approved
the proof, the book will be printed, with a maximum turn around time of two (2) to four (4)
weeks depending on the printer chosen.
If you print though Mystic Publishers, the books will be delivered to Mystic Publishers for pick up,
unless the author lives outside the Mystic Publishers area