For Potential Authors

OVERTIME BOOKS is always on the hunt for writers of great sports books. You have to know your stuff! You should have a passion for the sport in question, a journalism background and a strong and commanding narrative voice. You need to be able to write well, produce clean copy and know what it takes to meet a deadline. Contact us at the address or e-mail below.

Please submit queries by email only as MS Word files or pdfs.
To submit a proposal for a completed manuscript, please send:

• A complete writer’s resume including your interests and passions
• An overview of your manuscript and its marketability
• A chapter-by-chapter synopsis
• Two or three sample chapters, not exceeding 75 pages, double-spaced


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