Gentle Path Press, P.O. Box 3172, Carefree AZ 85377; 480-488-0150; fax 480-488-9125; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.GentlePath.com. Greg Ottersbach, publisher. Focuses on addiction and recovery from both a secular and spiritual point of view. 75% of books from first-time authors. No subsidy or print on demand. No reprints. Prefers 200-350 pages. Royalty 8-12% of net; no advance. Average first printing 2,000-5,000. Publication within 6 mos. Considers simultaneous submissions. Responds in 2-3 months. Guidelines by e-mail; free catalog. Nonfiction: Proposal/3 chapters or complete ms; no phone/fax/e-query. Special Needs: Good material on recovery (personal experience OK). Also spirituality, family issues, women's issues, and grief."
Crosslink Publishing P.O. Box 1232, Rapid City SD 57709; toll-free 800-323-0853;email@example.com; www.crosslink.org. Christian Church/Church of Christ. Rick Bates, director. Focused on providing valuable resources to authors as well as bringing vibrant and helpful resources to the Christian Community. Publishes 6-8 titles/year. Prefers manuscripts through agents. No subsidy; does print on demand. No reprints. Prefers 200-300 pages Royalty 10% of retail; no advance. Average first printing 750. Considers simultaneous submissions. Responds in 7 days. Requires accepted manuscripts by e-mail. No guidelines/catalog. Nonfiction: Complete m; e-query OK. Special Needs: Devotionals and small group studies. Tips: ”We are particularly interested in providing books that help Christians succeed in their daily walk (inspirational, devotional, small groups, etc.)."