Thank you for your interest in offering
a book proposal for consideration. We would appreciate the opportunity to review
Founded in 1984, Dorset House is an independent publisher of
highly influential books on systems and software development and management. We
only publish about three books per year, and consequently our review process is
We seek unique, enduring insights that may serve to
inspire and improve the efforts of IS professionals. Both first-time and experienced
authors are welcome.
Please refer to our Subject
Index for a detailed listing of subjects and books we've published. In the
meantime, following is a partial list of topics:
Analysis & Design
Testing Technical Career Development IT Consulting Software Project
Management Software Development Methodologies Programming Software
When submitting your proposal, please include as much of the following
information as possible:
Author Biography: Tell us about yourself.
What is your professional experience? This may include education, awards/honors,
membership in relevant organizations, or previous publications. What does your
history bring to this manuscript?
Topic Description: What is your book
about? Why did you select your topic? What is the context of your topic?
Assessment: We are interested in your assessment of your book's competition. What
books on the market, or in progress, deal with similar concepts? How is your book
Marketing Plan: Our most successful authors are active partners
in promoting their books. Please let us know of any plans or special opportunities
you expect to have in supporting your book.
Table of Contents: This should
be as detailed as possible. The table of contents is especially helpful if you
do not have the entire manuscript ready for us to review.
Please send us as many chapters of the manuscript as are currently available.
Course materials are accepted for review, but usually must be rewritten as a manuscript
for full consideration.
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we've received your proposal, please allow approximately eight to twelve weeks
to hear back from us. Our pipeline is subject to the schedules of our expert reviewers,
and we will strive to report regularly on our progress.