Monday, March 12, 2012

Submission Guidelines

VISPRINT, Inc. is open to publishing a variety of literary genres, both in English and in Filipino. However, we favor works that are very Pinoy in taste, evocative of our society and culture, and/or set in Philippine background.

The manuscript should be at least 90% complete upon submission of the proposal.

Intially, a Letter of Proposal is required, sent through email [bestbookproposal@visprint.net]or via postal mail.

Included in the proposal are the following:
1. Relevant information about the author, background in writing/publishing, contact details
2. Information about the manuscript:

  • Brief summary
  • 2 sample chapters, or sample pages not more than 10 pages
  • Proposed design of the physical layout of the book
3. Sales pitch
  • Target market of the book
  • Marketability
If your proposal is convincing enough, we will request for a complete copy of the manuscript for our review. For hard prints, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope in case you’d like your manuscript returned.

Allow us 60 days, at least, before sending a follow-up on your proposal.

27 comments:

Kieth Placia said...

Hi, do you have samples of letter of proposal, so it would be easier to follow?

Visprint, Inc. said...

Hi Kieth. Google has lots :)

Don Castillo said...

Hi Visprint. Good day! I'm just wondering if you are accepting manuscript submission from abroad? And if yes, is the process the same as what was indicated in your submission guidelines? Thank you so much

Jerone Cansino said...

Sir just a clarification. I want to sumbmit my fiction Novel. Do I need to submit a letter of proposal or a Query letter?

Ellena Leiram said...

Hi. Google provides tons of example. However, their format are different from each other. Is it okay if we just follow any of them?

Yuxan Ang said...

Good morning. I just want to ask about the author's identity or background. What if the author doesn't want to disclose the real name I mean his/her identity? But is willing to provide the location and contact numbers as well? Is real name a requirement? I hope you can answer my question. Thanks.

Visprint, Inc. said...

Hi. An author's identity may be kept as a "secret" from readers.

However, the author-publisher relationship is business in nature and requires full disclosure. Legal documents and taxes are involved in the process of book publishing.

Yuxan Ang said...

Thank you for the answer.

Hyde Sick said...

Want to inquiry if you also publishing manga I want to publish a manga

sherwoode paquit said...

Hello Visprint! I'm just wondering if this submission guidelines are in still active? If so, when I could pass my requirements? I hope your kindly response. Thank you!

GirlThatLovesWriting Stories said...

Pwede po bang tagalog ang gamiting language sa pagpapasa ng proposal letter?

Visprint, Inc. said...

Yes!

Christopher Camalleri said...

Hello po. I just want to know if pwede ang kahit anong uri ng Genre if Novel ang ipapasa? Salamat po.

Christopher Camalleri said...

Pwede po bang any genre ang ipasa?

Arlene Manocot said...

Hi Visprint! I sent a bookproposal to bestbookproposal@visprint.net. Thank you and God bless. :)

otaku-rai said...

Hello Visprint! Do you publish a Manga? Since I have a trilogy of my story. It also has 4 sister stories. Since it might be a illustration do I have to submit the chapters or just the sample Manuscript? Thanks!

Juan Marco Valencia said...

Hi, you do require 2 sample chapters. What if my piece has no chapter? I compiled 100 Dagli, same genre as Sir. Eros Ataila with his book 'Wag Lang Di Makaraos', how many sample piece do you require in this case?

Visprint, Inc. said...

"2 sample chapters, OR sample pages not more than 10 pages"

Visprint, Inc. said...

we favor works that are very Pinoy in taste, evocative of our society and culture, and/or set in Philippine background.

Charisse Pingul said...

Hello. Tanong ko lang po kung naglalathala din po kayo kahit puro lang mga tula ang lalamanin ng libro? :)

ayessa imasaki said...

Hi! I am a teacher and one of my students has an innate talent in writing. I just wanted to ask if you are accepting compositions from minors. Thanks.

kc o. said...

Hi, do you accept poems as well po? Is there a max no. of poems for the sample manuscript alone? E articles po?
Thanks.

Loida Bauto said...

Hello VISPRINT.

i have sent my book proposal last may 8 2016. I just want to make a follow-up if my proposal is approved? Thank you.

Charlie Dealca said...

Hello VISPRINT.
Do you accept works from minors?
Thank you.

Pala lololele said...

Hello po!

Gusto ko lang po malaman kung pwede magpasa ng dalawang magkaibang manuscript ng sabay? Tsaka po pala, paano po malalaman kapag hindi natanggap yung pinasa?

Salamat po!

ace antipolo said...

I just wanted to ask if there is a word out for the final manuscript that you will be requesting if ever the proposal gets approved.

ace antipolo said...

Do you have a specific Word Count for the manuscript?