SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Ready to publish with Black Rose Writing?

Please read the complete instructions below prior to submitting your work.

  • Submissions should be sent via our online submission form only. Start by reading the rest of our instructions, then click on the button to the right or below. (Only current Black Rose Writing authors may submit by email directly.)

  • The query response time is typically 1-3 weeks. If your submission is accepted, your manuscript will be requested via email (file formats accepted are .PDF, .DOC, .DOCX).

  • We do not return material for mailed submissions. Thank you for understanding our efforts to stay green and eliminate paper waste.

  • Remember... Always Spellcheck! Nothing insults a publisher more than multiple misspelled words in your query or author bio.

  • Here’s what we are currently accepting (no poetry, please):

Fiction

  • Action/Adventure

  • Chick Lit

  • Children’s Book (with full illustrations only)

  • Fantasy

  • Graphic Novel

  • Historical

  • Horror

  • Humor

  • Inspirational/Spiritual

  • LGBT

Fiction continued…

  • Literary

  • Mystery/Suspense

  • New Adult/Coming of Age

  • Paranormal

  • Romance

  • Science Fiction

  • Thriller

  • Women’s

  • Young Adult

Nonfiction

  • Biography/Memoir

  • Business

  • History

  • Inspirational/Spiritual

  • Self-Help

  • Sports

  • True Crime