Saturday, November 19, 2011

New RR Editor, New Vampire Anthology

Welcome our new acquisitions Editor, Tabitha Dulla. She comes to us with editorial experience at Circlet Press. She is also working at a Literary Agency, and a bookstore, so she knows publishing from every angle. Tabitha is most interested in receiving submissions of paranormal romance, stories that take you out of the world we all know and introduce you to other places and other characters: vampires, wolves, ghosts, gods, etc. She enjoys reading all types of couplings as well, so please send along any m/m, m/f, f/f, and ménage. Please send submissions to Tabitha@literarypartners.com following the submission guidelines on the Ravenous Romance site.

She is putting together a vampire virgin anthology, so send her your great stories.

Darkness falls and they rise, leaving behind a trail of blood and lust. Ravenous Romance is seeking 2000-5000 word short stories for their new virgin vampire anthology, FIRST BITE. We want to see stories that delve deep into virgin territories, whether it is a vampire’s first night, first bite, first f—you get the idea. Let your imaginations run wild…amongst other things. Please submit stories to Tabitha@literarypartnes.com, including a short story query letter, your bio, and your short story and a word document. Deadline is December 30. Payment is a flat fee of $25.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Ravenous' First Annual NaNoWriMo Contest!!!!

Ebook genre fiction publisher Literary Partners Group, Inc. is sponsoring a NaNoWriMo publishing contest! Submit your 50,000-word novel in the genres of erotic romance, horror, crime, or mystery/thriller to Editorial Director Lori Perkins by December 1, 2011. Our team of editors will evaluate the submissions and choose first place winners, as well as honorable mentions, from each genre for publication by Ravenous Romance or Ravenous Shadows.

Winners will be notified by email by February 1, 2012. Each book chosen will be eligible for standard contract terms, including an advance and competitive royalty rates. The winning books will be published in e-book in 2012, with potential for print publication as well.

Ravenous Romance publishes erotic romance in all subgenres, with an emphasis on great stories that push sexual boundaries. Ravenous Romance novels have been nominated for many awards, including RT Reviewer’s Choice Best Erotic Romance and the Lambda Awards, and have hit several retailer best-sellers lists. The vast majority of our authors qualify for RWA’s PAN membership within a year of publication.

Ravenous Shadows is a new horror/mystery/crime/thriller imprint, led by New York Times best-selling author and editor John Skipp. John is acquiring edgy, commercial, blood-pumping fiction by both established and new writers.

Please submit completed novels as word docs with a brief author bio and synopsis to lori@literarypartners.com.