Viva Editions is an imprint of Start Publishing that make "books that inform, enlighten, and entertain. We focus on teaching you how to get the most joy in your life; you can be frugal and fabulous. You can find your creativity. Your relationships can be better than ever. And, you can simply have more fun. Viva is about the very best of the human spirit."
A few of their "fan favorite" titles include The Left Brain Speaks, the Right Brain Laughs: A Look at the Neuroscience of Innovation & Creativity in Art, Science & Life, by Ransom Stephens, PhD; Listful Thinking: Using Lists to Be More Productive, Successful and Less Stressed, by Paula Rizzo; and You Can't Ruin My Day: 52 Wake-Up Calls to Turn Any Situation Around, by Allen Klein.
What They're Looking For
Viva Editions acquires books in the genres of mind/body/spirit, self-help, health/wellness, happiness/mindfulness/meditation, personal growth, modern spirituality/witchcraft/tart, pop science, and select inspirational memoir.
The editors add, "Please note that Viva Editions only publishes nonfiction. We also do not accept novella-length works, art/photography books, or cookbooks."
How to Submit
Potential authors can submit a book proposal to Hannah Bennett via email to email@example.com.
Research, interview, and explore the subjects that interest you. Then write about what you've learned in Writing Nonfiction 101: Fundamentals. Writing nonfiction is a great way for beginner and experienced writers to break into the publishing industry.