01 February 2011

Now Open to Novel Submissions (including romance/ chick lit): Melange Books

Post date: 01 February 2011
OPEN TO NEW SUBMISSIONS beginning February 1, 2011

Submissions Information

Melange is a royalty-paying company e-books (digital formats) and print books. We pay authors 35% net royalties on digital formats and 10% on print. We are actively seeking submissions for the genres listed below.

Melange Books, LLC, acquires for all of the following novel and novella genres:

Romance, sweet, s3nsual and er0tic western, science fiction, horror, contemporary, chic-lit, men's fiction, women's general fiction, adventure, speculative, action, drama, gay, lesbian, urban fantasy, paranormal, cross-genres, urban fantasy, young adult, mainstream fiction, and Non-Fiction.

"Melange" for every reader's taste in literature

Send Submissions to:

Jane - submissions-jane@melange-books.com
Nancy - submissions-nancy@melange-books.com

Jane Bonander:

Mainstream Fiction Novels/Novellas
Historical Fiction & Romance Novels/Novellas
S3nsual Romance Novels & Novellas
Western Fiction and Romance Novels/Novellas
(All of the above 30,000-100,000 words, produced in digital and print)

Tom Dahedl:

Contemporary Fiction - Novels/Novellas
Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror Novels/Novellas
Paranoramal Novels/Novellas
Men's Fiction – Action, War, Adventure, Espionage-Spy Novels
(All of the above 30,000-100,000 words, produced in digital and print)

Nancy Schumacher:

Er0tica (Fetish, BDSM)
Er0tic & S3nsual romance
Gay-lesbian Novels/Novellas
Paranoramal Novels/Novellas
S3nsual Romance Novels & Novellas
Young Adult Fiction (all genres-contemporary, historical, paranormal)
(All of the above 30,000-100,000 words, produced in digital and print)

Short stories (stand alone - 6,000-29,999) for digital book only

Short stories (to be included in any of our anthologies listed on submissions page) will be available in both digital and print.

Submission Manuscript Requirements

For all submissions
Times New Roman, 12 pt. font
RTF format
* * * * to be used for scene breaks
1" margins all around
.03 first line paragraph indent

Be sure and type name, email address, and other contact information on first page of your manuscript. Please include manuscript title, word count, and genre

Be aware. Melange publishes erotica, not porn. Know the difference. We do not accept any defaming and nauseating things such as incest, underage characters in illegal and immoral situations, or anything non-consensual or of a violently graphic nature.

Please include heat level: Sweet, S3nsual, H0t, Sc0rching

Shorts are published in e-book format only-under 30,000 words, unless included within an anthology, which are available in print format.

Print works are 30,000 words and above.

Please send only first three chapters of a novel, novella or complete short story if under 15,000 words. Also send a short 25-50 word blurb and a short synopsis of your story or novel. If any manuscript does not adhere to these guidelines, we will not read it, but will reject. We love working with both new and established authors.

More information here.
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