Vertu Publishing is both a boutique traditional publishing house and a full-service developmental resource for writers of all genres.
Vertu Publishing is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts in the fiction space only. At this time, we will consider works of fiction written for audiences ranging from young adult through adult. See our Publish With Us page for more information.
*Please note - Using our developmental services in no way guarantees your book will be accepted for publication by VP or any other publisher.
Do we accept unsolicited manuscripts?
Yes, we are happy to accept unsolicited manuscripts for consideration. And because we believe in the creative process and think authors should have the right to manage their own careers if they so choose, we DO NOT require agent representation.
We want you to be published as badly as you do, so the developmental resources we offer are designed to radically improve your chances (whether you choose to submit your work to Vertu Publishing or not). Why? Because rejection letters are no fun for anybody.
Pre-submission reviews are exactly what they seem – often called an editorial letter, we’ll conduct a thorough review of your manuscript and make professional recommendations about what it needs to really singView this resource
Wordsmithing is an art, and many writers can string a beautiful sentence and still fall victim to passive voice, or a dropped word, or an incorrect verb tense, or a dangling participle.View this resource
Are you having trouble bringing your concept full circle? Maybe you have a great vision for your book, but your manuscript is choppy or disorganized. Or, maybe, you have a manuscript, but you need help bridging gaps. That’s where developmental editing comes in.View this resource
Book reviews are of vital importance to readers –which makes them vitally important to authors, too. An eloquent, honest, well-written book review can be invaluable for increasing an author's ability, credibility and visibility. *We do not offer Amazon posting for reviews.View this resource
You may or may not already know that your website is your professional presence online. No matter what kind of writing you do, publishers, potential readers, clients, reviewers and other professionals WILL look for you online. What does your online home say about you?View this resource