Mystery

The Time & Place Prize

The second annual Time & Place Prize is now welcoming submissions from all writing genres. Last year we received wide-ranging entries from four continents. Submissions must be limited to 5,000 words and in PDF or Word formats. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. The winner of the Time & Place Prize is …

Published: September 12, 2013

Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest

Entice us. Submit the opening (up to 1500 words) of your book (any genre) to Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest. All finalists are winners (small cash award) & can say that to prospective publishers. Deadline: 10/18/13. Details at www.writeradvice.com.

Published: August 13, 2013

Woodbine House

Publishes books for and about children with disabilities only; seeks picture books of up to 1,200 words and nonfiction and chapter books for older children and adolescents. Specifically interested in books about children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, particularly from the POV of a schoolaged child. Submit by regular mail only.

Published: August 8, 2013

Tor-Forge Books

Publishes paranormal romance, science fiction and fantasy, children

Published: August 8, 2013

The Wild Rose Press

This electronic publisher seeks romance novels under a wide variety of categories. Check website for individual submission guidelines. Some books (65,000-plus words) distributed in print. Also accepts women

Published: August 8, 2013

Soho Press

Adult and young adult literary fiction, mysteries and international crime. Welcomes new writers. Does not accept manuscript submissions by email.

Published: August 8, 2013

Seventh Street Books

Publishes mystery and thriller fiction. For unagented submissions send full manuscripts by email only.

Published: August 8, 2013

Rainbow Books

Publishes selfhelp and how-to books on a variety of subjects, as well as cozy murder mysteries.

Published: August 8, 2013