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Solo Manuscript Submission Application

This form is to submit your manuscript (or book idea) pitch to YGTMAMA MEDIA CO. for consideration. This form is to collect information and give us a better understanding of your needs so we can give you an accurate proposal for your Brain Baby. Filling out this form does not guarantee you a publishing deal with YGTMAMA MEDIA CO. but, please know we will do our very best to steer you in the right direction should your project not be the right fit for our imprint.

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Manuscript Submission Form

This form is to submit your manuscript (or book idea) pitch to YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. for consideration. This form is to collect information and give us a better understanding of your needs so we can give you an accurate proposal for your Brain Baby. Filling out this form does not guarantee you a publishing deal with YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. but, please know we will do our very best to steer you in the right direction should your project not be the right fit for our imprint. Hybrid publishing requires an investment from the author to cover book production and development costs. You will receive either a book proposal or a link to book a discovery call within 48 hours. Thank you for your patience.

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What is your legal name?

Question 3 of 16

Do you have a pen name or writing alias? If so what is it?

Question 4 of 16

Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you and why are you writing this book?

ABOUT YOUR BOOK

Please use this section to tell us as much detail as possible about your book.

Question 6 of 16

What specific area of personal development or empowerment is your proposed manuscript?

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Biography or Personal Memoir

B

Journal or Product (ie: affirmation cards)

C

Business or Professional Development

D

Health and Wellness

E

Spiritual Development and/or Poetry

F

Parenting and/or Education

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Other

Question 7 of 16

Please explain if you chose "Other" or if additional information is necessary.

Question 8 of 16

What is your VISION for your book? 

Please be specific. Who do you wish to empower (your target reader). Where do you picture your book being sold and distributed? How will you use your book to create a global impact? How will you use this book for personal and professional gain?

Question 9 of 16

What is the approximate word count of your manuscript? Are there any additional page requirements?

Please include any special requests here. Images, diagrams, journal prompts, poems.

SERVICES REQUIRED

If your manuscript is chosen for a publishing deal with YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. what are the services you will require? This will help us better understand your specific needs and how we can best serve you.

 

All packages include a publishing and imprint fee. YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. is a full-service, boutique blended publishing house, that blends the best of self-publishing and traditional publishing. Publishing fee includes:

- ISBN acquisition

- Global distribution to over 39000 retailers and Amazon International

- Metadata creation

- Copyright (held by author) 

- Unique barcode and ONYX file creation

- Organic marketing (presale campaign, Amazon guaranteed bestseller campaign, influencer reviews)

Question 11 of 16

EDITING

At YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. we have a tested four-tier editing system to ensure your message is powerfully shared in your voice, marketable and flawless. However, we know that many authors have their own editors and systems and respect this as long as the quality is up to our standards. Meaning at the very least a proofread by our team is required.

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DEVELOPMENTAL - To properly structure, includes sessions with our in-house writing coach

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COPY/LINE - This confirms tonality, marketability and accuracy of your message

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TECHNICAL - This is all things grammar and punctuation

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PROOFREADING - Once all is done we do multi stage proofreads to ensure perfection

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ALL 4-TIER PLEASE *recommended

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COVER DESIGN AND GRAPHIC DESIGN

At YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. our highly qualified team can design and format your cover however you like. We like to empower our authors to utilize our team to build out their vision in the most powerful way.

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FULL - This means front, back and spine from scratch (Ebook included), mock ups and social

B

BACK/SPINE - If you already have a front cover or intend to, we can match spine and back

C

FORMAT ONLY - If you have a designed cover, we need to format to our specs

D

OTHER - Please include any special instructions (illustrations, debossing, foil, etc.)

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INTERIOR DESIGN AND FORMATTING

At YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. our world renowned design team elevates your book and brand by taking your interior to new heights. Interior book design is a lost art, one that we take very seriously. This is possibly THE most important part of book creation.

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FULL - Full interior design and formatting (Amazon, Retailers, Print and Ebook)

B

PAPERBACK ONLY - Interior design and formatting for paperback ONLY

C

EBOOK ONLY - Interior design and formatting for Ebook ONLY

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*NEW* AUDIOBOOK

We are now producing audiobooks, YAY. Audio content is rapidly becoming the favored way of consuming content. 

 

Please note: our audiobook packages do not include studio space/time, for author read it is expected that the author will use their own equipment or hire a studio space.

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NARRATOR READ - voiceover auditioning, audio editing/mastering, publishing.

B

AUTHOR READ - spec and script creation, audio editing/mastering, publishing. Author must record.

C

PUBLISHING ONLY - this is if you have an audio masterer/editor

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MARKETING SUPPORT

At YGTMAMA MEDIA Co. we believe in high-level support, all publishing packages include "Organic Marketing" which includes support and guidance with a presale campaign, a full Amazon guaranteed best-seller campaign and roll-out strategy and a minimum of six reviews from influencers and industry experts in your field. Our Extended Marketing Support Package includes pitch templates for podcasts and media, media kits, access to our author marketing resources and modules and more. The Works package includes everything the first two do plus a branded sales and landing page (with eCommerce to sell your book), a book signing kit (branded pens, tablecloth, pop-up banner, and a list of 900 stores).

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Organic ONLY - included in publishing fee

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Extended Marketing Support Package (PR/Media coaching)

C

The Works (Publicist)

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SUBMISSION

Please submit a synopsis, chapter or excerpt from your book. If you do not yet have a book, provide a short sample of your writing (blog, social media post or article).

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