Women’s Fiction

July 19, 2018

Black Opal Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

They accept all romance genres, including paranormal and erotic, they also publish YA, Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit, Historicals, Mysteries, and Thrillers.  They also occasionally publish non-fiction. They are a small print on demand and eBook publisher. They do not have great sales records, but have been doing this for a while. They often work with…

November 16, 2017

Head of Zeus: Accepting Manuscripts Submissions

Head of Zeus is a UK based print publisher that was founded in early 2012. They publish a wide variety of work including non-fiction, literary fiction, general and genre fiction. They have a number of imprints and have good distribution in the UK. A number of the books they have published have been subsequently picked…

February 16, 2017

Loveswept & Flirt: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Queries

Loveswept and Flirt are Random House’s digital only imprints focused on romance and women’s fiction. They are accepting queries for submissions in contemporary romance, erotica, historical romance, paranormal romance, women’s fiction, and new adult. There is no strict word count limits for submissions. But work must be at least forty thousand words in length. If…

November 17, 2016

Kensington Publishing: Now Accepting Book Queries

This large independent publisher is based out of New York. They publish a wide variety of mainstream fiction and nonfiction books, with a particular focus on romance. They publish an average of 600 books a year, so they accept a lot more submissions than most independent publishers. To get a good feeling for what they…

October 27, 2016

Lyrical Press: Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Lyrical Press is an electronic only imprint of Kensington, a large independent publisher. Kensington and Lyrical both publish mainstream novels and seem to put a fair amount of pressure on the author to promote their books. They publish a large number of books per year. Lyrical publishes books in all romance genres (specifically suspense and…

August 22, 2016

Cedar Fort: Now Seeking Book Manuscripts

LAST UPDATED JUNE 2018: I would not advise submitting to them at this time. They have started to really focus on promoting their vanity publishing arm. They appear to have sent the following email to everyone who submitted in the last few years and was rejected by them: “Hello! Are you still interested in publishing…

July 21, 2016

Desert Breeze: Now Seeking Romance Manuscripts

Desert Breeze is an ePublisher that primarily publishes romance novels although they do dabble in other genres such as women’s fiction and Christian fiction, with or without romantic elements. Much of the romance they publish is cross-genre and incorporates elements of various genres ranging from steam punk to modern cowboy. They have been around since…

December 10, 2015

Henery Press: Book Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Updated October 16th, 2018. They are no longer accepting unaganted submissions with three exceptions. The first is that the book you are submitting is a reprint of a traditionally published book, the second is if a Henery Press author recommended that you submit, and the third is that if one of the editors solicited your…

June 11, 2015

Crooked Cat: Now Accepting eBook Submissions

Updated September 2018 – They have declared themselves closed to submissions. They still appear to be publishing new books. Crooked Cat is a multi-genre e-book publisher, that has five imprints focusing on a variety of subjects, covering the range from young adult to mystery. They are based in the UK and have previously published over…

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