Lesson to authors: always research who you are submitting your manuscript to

Tramp Press

Tramp Press is an independent press in Ireland, who recently announced two things:

  1. They won’t read any letters addressed to: Dear Sirs <— which given it’s run by two women, is fair enough. Do your research about the publishing house you’re sending your manuscript to. Please.
  2. They won’t read any manuscripts with cover letters that declare they don’t read books by women…. <– I was absolutely utterly gobsmacked some authors have the gall to say that in a letter in an effort to get their books published. Srsly. SERIOUSLY.

Like I said — research everything about the publisher you’re sending your manuscript to. And: 

Don’t be a sexist jerk

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