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ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com is the only manuscript service created by the top Christian publishers looking for unsolicited manuscripts in a traditional royalty based relationship. It allows authors to submit their manuscript proposal in a secure, online format for review by editors from publishing houses that are members of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA).

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You've got a great idea for a book: A profound insight. A wonderful story. If only you could get the right people to look at it, maybe they'd publish it. Well, here's your chance. There are publishers looking for good authors and fresh ideas - and you can submit your proposal to them directly - online. It's easy.
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Losers Like Us

“Christian Manuscript Submissions (CMS) is a remarkable service for first-time authors. I had looked into self-publication but finally decided to go with CMS, and it was the best decision I made. The CMS website really simplified the proposal process, and Jenni's consulting expertise encouraged me every step of the way. It seems too good to be true, but after a few months in the CMS database my proposal was picked up by David C Cook, and Losers Like Us will be published in June 2014. I have experienced firsthand the benefits of using CMS, and I highly recommend it. It really does work! ”

—Dan, contracted by David C Cook for release June, 2014

Traditional-Royalty Publishers Praise ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group signs two new authors
ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com is a quick and easy way to find interesting projects that probably wouldn't come across my desk otherwise. I have signed two authors from this site over the last twelve months and continue to check for new proposals on a regular basis.

Logos/ Kirkdale Press contracts with three new authors in 2011
"We have contracted several authors through your site, and I must say that your site is fantastic! It makes the process of finding and contacting authors so simple. I love that I can see the author’s background and qualifications, when dealing with certain subjects it is vital to know why the author feels they have the wisdom and knowledge to portray themselves as an expert on it."

Discovery House Publishers
"We regularly check the database on ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com, and we appreciate the way you help aspiring authors provide us with professionally written proposals that give us interesting book ideas in an efficient manner. Thank you for making our work easier.”

Harvest House Publishers
"With approximately 1,200 queries, proposals, and manuscripts arriving annually, it’s a tedious task wading through them in search of the 2% that actually fit our publishing program. That's why referring unsolicited submissions to CMS is the most efficient, cost-effective way for first-time authors to share their work with members of the ECPA, and for publishers to find exactly what they’re looking for. Everybody wins.”

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New and experienced writers will be spiritually renewed as they sharpen their word-smithing skills and learn about Christian publishing at this annual conference. 4 Continuing Morning Classes 3 Work-in-Progress Seminars 43 Afternoon Workshops Appointments with Editors and Agents Professional Critiques and Consults Our faculty will include Susan M. Baganz, Don Catlett, Jeff Gerke, Jim Hart, Brenda Hendricks, Kathy Ide, Michelle...

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Our annual summer conference offers 45+ different instructional sessions with top quality faculty on everything from fiction to nonfiction, marketing, and ways to get your creative juices flowing. Part I focuses on genre-specific intensive sessions. Part II is packed with sessions on the craft of writing and the business of writing. We also offer online courses...

SHE SPEAKS Conference

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Receive the tools and the confidence you need to answer God's call on your life. Get a Publisher Appointment Pitch your book proposal in a one-on-one meeting with the industry's top publishers. Appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so register today.

Greater Philly Christian Writers Conference

July 25, 2017

To encourage and equip you to write about a God who is real, who is reachable, and who changes lives! Features an extensive list of talented faculty, agents, editors and course offerings. One-on-ones available.

Taylor University’s Professional Writing Conference

August 03, 2017

With keynote speaker, Jerry B. Jenkins. Perhaps you've heard of him? Author of 186 books with 70 million copies sold. Constant encourager to writers through his speaking and his website and the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild. We are excited and privileged to have Jerry coming to encourage and train writers as part of Taylor...

Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference

August 14, 2017

"Filled with His Wisdom" (Colossians 1:9–10) Top editors, agents, and authors dedicated to helping you reach your writing goals. Evening Keynoter Frank Peretti is one of American Christianity's best-known authors. Newsweek credited Frank with having the "hottest novels in Christian fiction." His multiple, award-winning pieces have sold more than 15 million copies, and TIME...

Frederick Buechner Writers Workshop

September 11, 2017

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