Guidelines

We currently accept unsolicited book proposals. All writing for Grace for Sinners should reflect the following core values.

  • Gospel rich
  • Culturally winsome
  • Down to earth
  • Broadly reformed

All proposals should be saved as a Word document and sent as an attachment via email to [email protected] If you have questions about writing a book proposal, we recommend reading Jane Friedman’s “Start Here: How to Write a Book Proposal.”

 

Your book proposal should include:
A Single Cover Page

  • your name
  • your address
  • your email address
  • a single sentence on how this fits within GCD’s mission to make, mature, or multiply disciples.
  • a single paragraph summing up the main theses.
  • A proposed title
  • Estimated word count
  • If the book is completed, or not, and how much you have written.
  • Writing Sample (sample chapters or the equivalent of 3,000-4,000 words)
  • Double spaced
  • Numbered Pages
  • Time Roman12pt font

Executive Summary (2-3 pages)

  • A brief profile of your expected reader with a concise explanation of the problem which your book will address.
  • A listing of books that are similar and different and how yours fits within this market and will be different than existing books in that genre.
  • A chapter-by-chapter outline summarizing the proposed overall content.
  • What kind of presence do you have online currently (home blog, guest posts, twitter, facebook, etc)? Online presence is not required.
  • Have you written any other books? If so, include details.

Our editorial team will respond to proposals within four to six weeks.