Submission Info

  • Type of electronic submissions accepted: format as a .RTF file ONLY (as a single file—do not break it into separate chapter files), synopsis and contact info needs to be in the file with your manuscript, and use this on site submission form; no longer accept submissions by e-mail
  • Submission/Query package includes: complete manuscript accompanied by a synopsis
  • Other submission requiements: must include your name, e-mail address*, postal mailing address, and telephone number on both your cover letter and the first page of the manuscript. [*If you have an alternate permanent e-mail address, please include it, in case your primary account goes out of service.]; include a plot outline if possible; also include, if you like, your ideal cover treatment, including cover copy, a teaser page, and whatever else you would like (but don't try to "sell" the story in a cover letter—it will stand or fall on its own merits)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted: no
  • Multiple submissions accepted: no
  • This publisher prefers e-mail submissions, but will also accept postal mail submissions at:

    • Baen Books
    • POB 1188
    • Wake Forest NC 27588
    • U.S.A.

  • For postal mail submissions title, author (last name only is okay), and page number at the top of each page are mandatory. Include your name, mailing address, and telephone number on the first page. All submissions should be accompanied by a stamped return envelope. Submissions from outside the U.S. should be accompanied by sufficient International Reply Coupons.