We welcome manuscripts in all genres and will accept digital or hard copy. We do, however, appreciate a comprehensive synopsis with your manuscript so that we fully understand your work prior to reading it. An author's initial approach to us should include:

A covering letter
If sending three consecutive chapters please include a detailed precis of the book and a final word count
Alternatively, feel free to send the complete manuscript and a synopsis

Submissions accepted by email to Mrs Rachel Hutchinson

If you would like to submit your manuscript by post please include your name, address and other contact details, specify the method by which you would like to be contacted in the covering letter and tell us how you heard about Melrose Books. Please include a stamped, addressed envelope if you would like your manuscript to be returned.

Send your postal submission to:

Mrs Rachel Hutchinson
Melrose Books
St Thomas’ Place

Or, fill in the form below and submit your manuscript via this website.  Note:  We have a few gremlins at the moment so don't hit the UPLOAD button, just add your manuscript and hit SUBMIT. 

Max. file size: 5Mb. Be aware of possible long upload durations.

We aim to contact everyone who sends us a manuscript within 48 hours. If you have not heard back from us within three days of submission then please contact Rachel Hutchinson on 01353 646608 or