Resources for Authors

If you are a Facet author, we hope you will find this page useful in supporting you and outlining our services. We have practical tips on working with us during the publishing process and on helping market your book to your readership. If you are interested in writing for Facet or in discussing your book idea with an Editor, please contact us at: You can also download our new book proposal form here.

Editorial & Production

Facet Publishing books are highly regarded for the quality of design and production. Our production team take pride in their attention to detail and are well known for the high standards of accuracy and clarity they bring to each project. Our dedicated and experienced production staff are happy to advise authors on any technical issues. Detailed guidelines for Facet authors preparing their texts, and further details about the production process can be found below. We hope that it will answer most of the questions you may have about preparing your book for publication but do not hesitate to get in touch with your commissioning editor if you require further information or guidance.

Files for you to retain for use are formatted as PDFs. You will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to read them. Files for you to complete or modify are in Word format.

The Facet Sales & Marketing Experience

Marketing is central to our business and we work hard to understand our customers using innovative and broad ranging methods to reach them. We give every book we publish individual attention making sure we maximize the awareness and sales and where possible, working with you to ensure the best possible reach. You will have an opportunity to discuss the marketing plan with the team, and can utilise these additional resources to support the sales and marketing of your book:

  • Overview of the Sales and Marketing Process 
  • Author Marketing Tips before Publication 
  • Author Marketing Tips after Publication 
  • In Depth Author Marketing Tips