Bold Strokes Books, Inc. *new*
430 Herrington Road
Johnsonville, NY 12094
Web site: www.boldstrokesbooks.com
Len Barot, acquisitions director
Jennifer Knight, acquisitions and development editor
Please submit all queries to email@example.com. We review electronic submissions only using Microsoft Word® .doc or .rtf.
• Submit the entire manuscript in one file as an attachment
• Include a cover letter containing: A one-page plot synopsis (including the ending) with working title, category or genre, and word count; and a short author bio including contact and previous publication info, if any.
• For details on formatting and specifics of the various genre categories (word count, etc) visit: http://www.boldstrokesbooks.com/publish.html
Averages 12 weeks
Romance fiction with a lesbian, gay, or bisexual focus. Matinee Books Romances – fast, sharp reads of 45,000 to 55,00 words – emphasis on excitement, sexual attraction, drama, and fun. Bold Strokes Romances of 60,000 to 100,000 words, including contemporary and historical, intrigue, paranormal, and erotic romances.
Our titles feature protagonists or, in the case of ensemble casts, main characters who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered and storylines which are positive and affirming. A happy ending or promise of a positive future is required.
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