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Monday, 25 February 2013

Archive's Writers' News

UK based Collca, a company that publishes eBooks across all major formats are looking for non-fiction proposals of around 20,000 - 25,000 words for their series which takes in history, religion and biography. Proposals should consist of a 250/400 word outline of the book, a list of the likely sections and the first 2000 words.

Random House are soon to launch three new eBook imprints and are looking for submissions. The imprints will be Alibi for crime and mystery, Hydra for science fiction and fantasy and finally, Flirt for young adult romances. The editorial team are looking for works between15,000 and 60,000 words. In the first instance  a query should be made via the website HERE

The Ty Newydd Writer's Centre have announced their range of courses for 2013 and details can be found HERE

Egmont Publishing have named Sarah Hughes, formally of Puffin, as their new director for their fiction lists.

Ladylit Publishing is celebrating its first anniversary with a sizzling collection of lesbian tales called “Anything She Wants.” The editors are  looking for  erotica  (fiction only).According to editor Harper Bliss: “It doesn’t matter how many characters end up in bed (or anywhere else) together, as long as they are all female. " is adding two new imprints for children’s books to its publishing empire. Two Lions will be devoted to children’s picture books and Skyscape will focus on YA and New Adult titles.

And some personal news - next month will see the publication of the second book in my popular Granny Smith crime series. Granny Smith and the Deadly Frogs will hit digital print on March 31st 2013. The first book in the series, Granny Smith Investigates is available now - if you've not read it then go grab yourself a copy before the second book hits the virtual store.

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