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Title: "For Beginners" Graphic Novels
Post by: sharonwilson1 on October 06, 2014, 01:37 PM
If you have not checked out the series "For Beginners" a nonfiction, graphic, book series, it is worth a shot. They cover everything from philosophy to linguistics. They are open to submissions and you can submit text without illustrations if you are a writer. Really study their book line:  I did so carefully and still missed the mark.

 I sent them a proposal, which to my great disappointment was rejected (because I spent many hours preparing it for one thing and I was really excited about it for another) but the good news is they replied the same day they received my proposal. That is the best turn around I have ever had and I would submit to them again.

Hope this helps someone.
Title: Re: "For Beginners" Graphic Novels
Post by: Amy S on October 08, 2014, 06:12 AM
thanks Sharon.
Can you be more specific on the publisher? My google search turned up way too much -- or name one of their books?
--amy
Title: Re: "For Beginners" Graphic Novels
Post by: sharonwilson1 on October 08, 2014, 06:50 AM
Sure.  Try forbeginnersbooks.com That should take you right to the web page.

Some of their books are Linguistics for Beginners, Greek Mythology for Beginners, African History for Beginners.

I submitted the Fall of Troy for Beginners but it was not broad enough in scope. 
Title: Re: "For Beginners" Graphic Novels
Post by: Amy S on October 08, 2014, 07:06 AM
thank you!