This month brings a diverse set of calls, and information on a few new publishers, including Entangled Publishing. Hopefully, you’ll find some inspiration …
Entangled Publishing, a new exclusive boutique publisher, isseeking novels and novellas in the following subgenres of romantic fiction for publication in August 2011 and beyond:Paranormal and Urban Fantasy, Contemporary, Romantic Thrillers, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Upper â€œYAâ€ (17 to 22-year-old protagonists) that will appeal to crossover audiences.
Guidelines: All submissions must have strong romantic elements. Novels should be 70k to 120k words in length, novellas should be 20k to 40k words in length. We consider all heat levels, however erotic elements should not be the focus of the story. Revised backlist titles will be considered on a case by case basis. For more information, visit http://entangledpublishing.com/.
Submission Guidelines: Story length is 2,500 to 5,000 words. Email submissions to mirapaul.editor at gmail dot com as a double-spaced Word or RTF attachment with â€œDangerous Curves Submissionâ€ in the subject line. Please include your name (and pseudonym if applicable), bio, mailing address, email, title of the piece and word count as part of your document. The footer of each page should include your name and page number. Deadline: May 15, 2010.
Compensation: Ravenous Romance short story advance of $10, a copy of the anthology, plus a pro rata share of any revenue/subsidiary rights.
New Dawning Bookfair is seeking clever, imaginative versions of all fairy tales. Do you have a favorite Fairy Tale? Have any ideas how to put a new slant on it? We’d like to see it. Pen your favorite fairy tale as an erotic, Frolicking Fairy Tale, a romantic, Fanciful
Fairy Tale or young adult, Frisky Fairy Tale in 6,000 to 25,000 words and submit it
by April 20. If we like it, New Dawning Bookfair will include it in their grand opening, May 20 or shortly thereafter.
Rebel Ink Press is a small, independent publisher of romance related novels that run the gamut from young adult all the way to sizzling erotica. Since their official opening in September 2010, Rebel has signed both new and seasoned cutting edge authors from several genres. Rebel Ink Press has released information that they are now open for submissions in all genres of romance. If you are a writer looking for a quality press with a personal touch, Rebel Ink Press may be for you. Their submissions guidelines can be found at: http://www.rebelink press.com/submission-info.html.
Submissions call for Voluted Tales Magazine at www.volutedtales.com. Paying market. Six editions: General, Themes, Serials, Young Adult, Paranormal Romance and Noir Thriller. Speculative fiction of all genres and sub-genres, shorts from flash fiction and poetry up to novelettes at 40,000 words serialized. Artwork for covers and internal.
Compiled by Louisa Bacio
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