Worth Reading – Submit Your Book

We are delighted that you would consider having your book featured on Women of Wisdom Magazine. We feature books by women, about women and/or for women over 40.

If you decide to send us a copy of your book, here are some things to keep in mind…

We Write Recommendations, Not Reviews
Because it is challenging enough for new authors to get noticed, we only make recommendations on this site, and we never write negative reviews. Having said that, we may elect not to feature your book, if we feel that it isn’t a match for our editorial standards. Because there just isn’t enough time to read all of the wonderful books we receive, it is possible that we may just not be able to get to your book.  To see books we have recently featured, visit: https://womenofwisdom.com/category/worth-reading/

Deadlines:

There is no deadline for submission, however we prefer to review books within a year of their release date. We are open to reviewing older books if they are timely, evergreen and you can convince us the book is worth reviewing.

How long does it take to have a book featured on Women of Wisdom?
That depends. Typically we are able to publish featured books within four to six weeks from receipt but it can take up to 10 weeks to feature. If your book is not appropriate, we will let you know so you do not have to wait and see if it is going to be featured. While we welcome you writing to see how long it will take to feature, it will not make the process any quicker. However, a gentle nudge around the 8 week mark is suggested as we may be backlogged with submissions.

We do offer to feature books within a week of receipt – to guarantee a book is featured sooner than the published 10 week time-frame, consider our expedited publishing feature – the fee to guarantee having your book featured within 7 days is $35. If that is of interest, when submitting book info below, please include if you want the expedited option.  We will send you an invoice and once paid, the book feature will be published within 7 days.

We currently offer two options for featuring books – an AUTHOR INTERVIEW and a BOOK EXCERPT.

What we need for a book excerpt to be published:

Book Title and Author Name

350 to 1100 word excerpt (more or less)

Book cover in jpeg or png or link to book cover

Author image

Author bio (between 50 and 100 words)

Link to purchase book and/or author website (if different)

What we need for an author interview to be published

Book Title and Author Name

Interview Questions (see below)

Book cover in jpeg or png or link to book cover

Author image or link to author image

Author bio (between 50 and 100 words)

Link to purchase book and/or author website (if different)

Author interview questions – please choose at least 6 questions below – (the 4 with * are required) and feel free to supplement with relevant questions of your own:

When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
*What is your book about?
Why did you want to write this book?
What was the most difficult part about writing the book?  The most rewarding?
*What do you hope other people will take away from reading your book?
If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be?
How long did it take to write your book?
What was the biggest challenge in writing your book?
Who are your favorite authors (and why)?
What is your favorite book in the same genre as your work?
What does literary success look like to you?
What’s the best writing advice you ever received?
What do you know now that you wish you’d known at the beginning of your writing journey?
What do you do when you are not writing?
What’s next for you?
*How can our readers get a copy of your book?
*What is the best way for our readers to connect with you?

Note: please include the question and answer in your submission. Submissions without interview questions will be discarded.

Submit interview to heidi@womenofwisdom.com with Book Title and Author Interview or Book Excerpt IN THE SUBJECT LINE

Be sure to send a copy of your book via mail.  Book excerpts and interviews will not be posted until we actually receive a hard copy of the book. 

Send your book and a copy of the above interview or excerpt to

Heidi Richards Mooney, Publisher
PO Box 550856
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33355

All excerpts and interviews must be sent via email in a word document or in the body of an email.  No PDF or other “protected document” as we cannot grab the words to post to WE Magazine for Women. No exceptions.

When you submit a book to be featured, you are giving us permission to use the book graphic and review in our digital magazine AND/OR on our website.

Once your book has been featured, we will send you a link to the feature article along with imaging you can use on your website and in your own media.

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At this time we are NOT reviewing eBooks. 


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