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Submission Guidelines

We are currently accepting unsolicited work worldwide in multiple languages for both fiction and non-fiction in almost every genre - Thriller, Romance, Biography, Technology, Self-Help, Children, Poetry, Comics, Business, Academic, History, Lifestyle, Literature, Politics, Fantasy, Sports, Travel, Erotica, Horror, Sci-Fi, Spiritual.

 

The work should be written in one of the following languages - English, European (Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish) or ​Asian (Hindi, Bengali, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Javanese, Nepali, Korean, Vietnamese, Malay, Bahasa, Filipino).

For any other genre and language outside the ones mentioned above, you can check with us by emailing at ​publishing@ukiyoto.com

Please send the following files to publishing@ukiyoto.com for our editorial team to review your work.

    a. Complete manuscript (word limit 120k)

    b. Synopsis of the content (around 300 words)

    c. Author Profile

 

Attach your manuscript as a single-spaced, 12-point, Times New Roman font word document.

Mention subject line as 'Submission of <Title Name>'

Since we are a traditional publishing house, authors don't have to pay to get their books published with us. 

You can also create and publish audiobooks with us. To know more about the submission guidelines and the process, check out our section on Audiobooks & Podcasts.

Publishing Process Flow

After the submission, one of the editors reviews your work and selects it only if it meets our quality standards. Once we decide to pursue your manuscript, we take the next steps to create, publish, and distribute your book on major e-tailers and even bookstores (subject to acceptance).

How We Transform Your Story into a Published Book

Creation

Our editorial team edits and proofreads your manuscript and finalises it after your confirmation to ensure your book gets published error-free. We then design a unique and attractive cover for your book as well as the internal layout by typesetting. 

Publishing

We publish your book in ebook, paperback, flipbook, and hardback formats as well as register an ISBN for your book.

Distribution

We distribute your book to major global online retailers, as well as make it available on our online bookstore. They can also be distributed to bookstores subject to acceptance.

Support

On your journey as an author, we provide you with continuous support by email, even post publishing. Our sales dashboard helps you keep track of your earnings. 

Marketing

To help you market your book, we promote your book on our social media platforms as well as let our subscribers know about new releases by running email marketing campaigns.

Become a part of Ukiyoto Authors' Community

Once you publish your book with Ukiyoto, you become an integral part of our authors' community. We provide many opportunities to showcase your book and talk about your work on various platforms. We broadcast live author interviews on our social media channels, conduct workshops, panel discussions, podcasts, and more. Our collective goal is to increase your book's visibility and encourage the writing community. To find out more about such events, visit our page on Upcoming Projects.

Other Services

Besides publishing, we also provide other services like social media management for your accounts, translation to other languages, audio books, and the creation of AR merchandise. To find out more about these paid services, you can visit this page or write to us at publishing@ukiyoto.com.