Advice for new writers

Review Our Submission Guidelines:

  • Before submitting your manuscript, carefully review our submission guidelines. Ensure your work aligns with our mission and follows the specified format.

Highlight Your Unique Voice:

  • Emphasize your unique perspective and voice as a Muslim woman author. Share what makes your story distinctive and how it contributes to the diverse literary landscape.

Craft a Compelling Book Proposal:

  • Pay careful attention to your book proposal. Clearly outline your manuscript, its themes, and its relevance to our audience. Articulate why your work aligns with our values.

Showcase Your Writing Strengths:

  • Focus on the strengths of your writing. Whether it’s your storytelling ability, character development, or poetic prose, highlight what makes your writing stand out.

Connect with Your Audience:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of your target audience. Explain how your work resonates with Muslim women readers and the broader community.

Seek Feedback Before Submission:

  • Before submitting, consider seeking feedback from writing groups or beta readers. Incorporating diverse perspectives can enhance the quality of your manuscript.

Be Patient During the Review Process:

  • Understand that our review process takes time. Be patient and resist the urge to rush through the submission stages. Quality is our priority.

Prepare for Potential Revisions:

  • Be open to the possibility of revisions. If your manuscript is selected, our team may provide feedback to enhance certain aspects of your work.

Build Your Author Brand:

  • Start building your author platform. Having an online presence and engaging with your potential readership can strengthen your chances of connecting with a wider audience.

Stay Informed About Our Publishing Process:

  • Familiarize yourself with our publishing process. Knowing what to expect at each stage, from editing to marketing, can help you prepare for the journey ahead.

Express Your Passion:

  • Communicate your passion for storytelling and your commitment to sharing meaningful narratives. Passionate authors often create impactful works.

Celebrate the Submission:

  • Submitting your work is a significant accomplishment. Celebrate this step in your writing journey and maintain a positive outlook as you await our response.

We look forward to reviewing your submission and appreciate your interest in publishing with Strange Incorporated. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at Best of luck with your submission!