Why was my book declined for the DIY plan?
Naturally, being free invites a high volume of book submissions. It is unfortunately not feasible for us to accept every book submitted to us, nor respond to the specifics of why a book was declined. Here are some of the common reasons why we may decline a book:
- We generally prioritize books which have been published in the last 30 days or will be published in the future.
- We prioritize books which are well formatted and edited, ideally by a professional, and have a professional cover and compelling blurb. We may have found formatting and/or editing issues in your manuscript.
- We are temporarily at the capacity of what our support team can handle right now.
When we decline a book, we remove all associated book files from our systems. We'd be happy to refer you to other similar services who can help you distribute ARCs to your readers. Just ask.