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Career Chops: Can I submit my novel directly to a publisher?

Can writers skip the agenting process altogether?

I want to traditionally publish my novel. Can I submit directly to a publisher?

Can I submit my novel directly to the publisher?


The short answer is yes – with diligence and for a reason. If you are submitting directly to a publisher, ask yourself why. If it’s because agents have turned down your fiction submission, perhaps it isn’t ready. Before you begin submitting to anyone, make your book the best it can be.

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