So today is for you. Today is also for those authors who are thinking they might want to submit but want to make sure what they have is what I am looking for. Today is also for those of you who simply want to ask about where their potential genre might fall in this great big world of publishing.
What I have simply done is copied all of my submission guidelines directly from my website for you. Ask questions! Please, however, do not ask questions such as:
Dear Scott, I have an 80,000 word women's fiction piece entitled "Sucking Up To The Agent". The story takes place in Scotland where the heroine....
...at which point you provide the ENTIRE pitch or query. Not going to work. You will have to go through all of the normal channels.
I want to also have you note two additional things:
- For the Harlequin submissions, I tell you to go and visit the Harlequin submission guidelines. If you A) have not done so; or B) do not read Harlequin, you might want to take the time to do so before you move on.
- Please read the entire list INCLUDING what I am NOT looking for.
I'll check back throughout the day to answer questions (between working with the horse and sitting at the dance studio. :)
- All Harlequin Lines
- New Adult dealing with current issues. Think women's fiction for New Adult
- Victorian Historical Romance
- Ghost story romances
- Time Travel