You fail only if you stop writing.”  Ray Bradbury


Cover reveal for the third book in my Eureka, Colorado series. A Change in Altitude will be in altitudestores June 24th. (As I write this, audio versions of The View From Here, The Mountain Between Us and A Change in Altitude are being recorded, so look for them to be available somewhere around late June also) You can preorder A Change in Altitude now.


Streets of Shadows is an upcoming anthology that will feature dark fiction stories that blend urban fantasy and crime fiction. Editors Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon are looking for 2,000 to 4,000 word stories. Payment is 6 cents per word. Deadline for submissions is April 3, 2014, with the anthology slated for publication later this year. Find more details here


Brown Girls Publishing is a new digital publisher interested in both fiction and nonfiction manuscripts in all genres except children’s and erotica. Authors Victoria Christopher Murry and ReShonda Tate Billingsley launched the line to feature both new and established authors. They are open to submissions of complete manuscripts only. You can learn more here.


Amazon is launching Waterfall Press, an imprint that will focus on books for Christian readers, both fiction and nonfiction. Editor Tammy Faxel, previously with Tyndale House, is looking for Christian romance, thriller and mystery manuscripts. You can download the press release and learn more about the new imprint here.


Wild Rose Press is seeking stories for its series set in the fictional town of Lobster Cove, Maine. Wild Rose wants all kinds of stories, as long as they’re set in Lobster Cove. Stories will be published under the appropriate Wild Rose imprint, so send anything from historical romance to contemporary romance to romantic suspense to paranormal romance — take a look at the guidelines to see what the various Wild Rose imprints encompass.

Stories should be 20,000 words and up. Editors are especially interested in holiday themed stories for a Lobster Cove holiday anthology. The deadline for holiday stories is May 31 — other submissions are ongoing. Find out all the details here.


Carina Press has updated their writing guidelines. They no longer accept novella submissions under 35,000 words, and the word count for some lines has been increased .Check it out here.


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