It is our mission to publish and distribute quality, well-written, nonfiction books for adult readers that engage, improve, inspire, educate, and heal. We strive to deliver well-written, comprehensive books that inform, advise, and educate the reader. Our readers are a diverse group, representing many age, job, and demographic categories.
Content Standards: Titles are written at an adult-minimum high school-level. Titles are targeted to defined Career Press audiences. Copy is written in a helpful, practical, how-to, often step-by-step-style. Subjects are current, not faddish or trendy; style is not highly technical. Titles include directories, listings, web sites, and references as appropriate. Author Standards: Authors must be proficient at communicating in writing. Authors must have strong credentials to write on their topic. Authors should have some experience with publicity, such as speaking to groups and/or interviewing with broadcast or print media. How to Submit Book Proposals: 1. We will also consider a proposal. For us to properly evaluate your proposal and its potential, please include: Complete, detailed outline/table of contents of proposed book, with well-defined subject, what distinguishes your book from the thousands of other books published each year? Estimated length of book and approximate manuscript delivery date. Resources to be used. At least two complete sample chapters and an introduction/thesis. A complete manuscript can also be submitted as long as it also contains the elements for a proposal as well. 2. In addition, please submit the following: Author information/biography/credentials in light of the subject matter: Why are you the perfect person to write this book? Sample copies of published articles and other materials you
High School Diploma or GED
Based on experience