Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Astraea Press Call for Submissions

Astraea Press

Call for Submissions

Astraea Press is actively seeking clean fiction submissions in the following genres: Regency Romance, Contemporary Romance, Historical Romance, Mystery, Young Adult, Amish Romance, Inspirational Romance and Chick Lit.

Submission Guidelines:

  • All genres of fiction accepted
  • No open door sex (unless they're married) and even then no "pink parts". Sexual tension is more than acceptable, as is kissing and playing, providing again, there are no "pink parts"
  • No premartial sex allowed unless consequences are involved (such as a baby or ruined relationship)
  • No language
  • No graphic violence
  • HFN is acceptable

Please send your full, edited manuscript, along with a 2-4 page synopsis and query letter to submissions@astraeapress.com. Please double space your submission, save as TITLE_LAST NAME, and send in .rtf format.

What we ARE looking for:

  • Any genre of romance or sub-genre of romance
  • Young Adult
  • Fiction of all shapes and sizes
  • Clean manuscripts with no language and no graphic sex

What we are NOT looking for:

  • Erotica, gay, menage, fan fiction, poetry, screenplays and non-fiction
  • Manuscripts less than 15,000 words or more than 100,000 words
  • Anything you wouldn't let your Grandma Betty read

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Author App For Iphone and Android

Need an Author app?

This offer is open to any author – not just TWRP published authors. For more information contact us at appsgrp@thewildrosepress.com


Spend More Time Writing, And Less Time Marketing By Creating A Simple-To-Use Mobile Application!

With your author app for iPhone and Android* you’ll be able to spend more time writing and less time marketing. Our author app gives you the freedom and flexibility to showcase your books, upcoming events, news, and much more from an easy-to-update admin portal. You even have the opportunity to allow users of your app to choose where they’d like to purchase your books! With industry leading features and rock-bottom pricing - this cutting-edge marketing opportunity can't be missed!


Sell More Books
Fans can preview, read full descriptions, watch a trailer and order your book from an unlimited number of book sellers (at least one must be iBooks).

Tour Schedule Simplified
Fans can view details, get reminders, turn-by-turn directions, venue info, and you -- as an author -- can upload coupons/specials to your readers!

Unlimited Photos & Videos
Share photo galleries and link videos from YouTube or Vimeo. Keep users engaged by adding new content here!

Push Notifications
Send custom, targeted announcements to all fans using your app. They'll receive it like they're receiving a text.

News & Newsletters
With quick access to your blog, Facebook, Twitter feed and more - fans will always be connected. They can even sign up for your newsletter from this section.

Change Your Mind & Your App
Add and remove images, links and more without resubmitting your app. Continue to grow and change the look of your personalized app and keep users interested


Now every author can afford this cutting edge mobile technology.

Set Up Fee:

Free on the Android Platform - $99 for Apple

Monthly Fee:

$25 /mo

*Author App for Android will be releasing Spring 2012. Pricing will not change, it'll still be just $25/month for both platforms!

**In order to submit to Apple, you must:
1. Register as a developer - a $99/yr fee.
2. Have at least one title available for purchase on the iBooks platform. Please note that submission to Android requires no monthly or yearly development fee.

This offer is open to any author – not just TWRP published authors. For more information contact us at appsgrp@thewildrosepress.com