Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Evernight Teen seeks YA books and Evernight for adults seeks short erotic romance

X5 by Diana Stager, who many of you will  
know from the Thurs evening class in 
Georgetown. Available from Evernight
Teen  here. Evernight Teen will also be 
publishing a YA fantasy novel by Susan 
Thomas from the Thurs evening class
Evernight is an e-publisher of romance, erotic romance and urban fantasy. It’s recently launched a new imprint, Evernight Teen, for YA books, available in both e-book and print formats. They’re actively looking for new authors.

Here’s what they have to say:
Evernight is seeking fresh teen fiction that is raw, gritty, and real. We want teen romance, coming of age stories, and cutting edge fiction that today's young adults can relate to. The stories should have real issues, a strong emotional punch, and a plot to keep the reader turning the pages.

Evernight Teen will cater to the 14-plus age market, so we will not accept books intended for an adult, child, or the middle-school market. Main characters are ideally between the ages of 16 and 21.

We are currently accepting completed manuscripts of 25,000 to 100,000 words in all sub-genres of young adult fiction. Your book should be thoroughly edited before submitting.  No head-hopping. No incest. No sex between adults and children.

Authors earn 45% gross royalties from sales off our website and  45% net royalties from our distributors.  

Send a query, blurb, and full manuscript. Submission details here.

Paranormal menage a quatre
(1 woman 3 guys). Heat level 4
Word count 27,000
Evernight Publishing is the parent company of Evernight teen. It publishs romance, erotic romance and urban fantasy. Evernight is looking for submissions for particular series:

Naughty Fairy Tales is a quickly expanding multi-author series unique to Evernight Publishing. When submitting to this best-selling line, include "Naughty Fairy Tale Submission" so we know where to direct your submission.
This series focuses on unique and twisted erotic fairy tales. We want to see menage loving, BDSM, and lots of kink. The world building should be strong, the characters memorable, the romance intense, and the sex HOT!
Male-Female, Male-Male, Female-Female, and all menage combinations accepted.
Stories should be between 15,000-35,000 words. They must be a heat level 3 or 4 and have a Happy Ever After or Happy for Now ending.

Romance on the Go is a multi-author series unique to Evernight Publishing. Our readers have busy lives. Sometimes there just isn't enough time to engage in a novel but an escape into romance is still desired. We want to offer our readers a collection of short stories that can be read during work breaks, on the bus, in the waiting room, or before bed. These stories should be memorable, with romance to make them sigh and sex scenes to make them flush.
Stories should be between 8,000-12,000 words. Heat level 2+ with a HEA or HFN ending.
All sub-genres of erotic romance accepted. Please include "Romance on the Go Submission" in the subject line when submitting.

Cupid's Conquest is a new multi-author, shared world series unique to Evernight Publishing.
The series focuses on contemporary romance between unlikely pairings or those kept apart by forces internal or external who are brought together by the magic of Cupid's arrows. We're looking for heroes and heroines readers will want to see overcome the odds against them. 
15,000-35,000 words.
Evernight Heat Level 2 or higher 
M/F, F/F & M/M combinations of above considered. HEA required. 
For more information on requirements and how to submit, please contact: Seleste deLaney at  and include "Cupid's Conquests" in the subject line.

More women’s erotica publishers here and here.

Karen Le Billon, author of
French Kids Eat Everything, is
represented by Martha Magor Webb

of the McDermid Agency
Brian Henry will lead a “How to Get Published" workshop with guest speaker Martha Magor Webb of Anne McDermid literary agency, in Oakville, on Sat, Feb 22 (see here).
To register, email

Also, Brian will lead a “Writing for Children & for Young Adults” workshop in Mississauga on Sat, Oct 26 (here) and in Caledon at the Bolton Library on Jan 18 (here).
To register, email

And he’ll lead “How to Make your stories dramatic” workshops in London on Oct 19 (see here), in Kingston on Nov 16 (here), Orillia on Nov 23 (here), and in Brampton on Dec 7 (here).
To register, email

But before you submit, the best way to get your manuscript into shape is with a weekly course. In January, Brian will lead a “Welcome to Creative Writing” on Tuesday evenings in Burlington (see here);  a “Writing your life & other true stories” on Tuesday afternoons in Burlington (here);"Next Step" courses on Thursday afternoons in Mississauga (here) and Thursday evenings in Georgetown (here); and “Intensive” courses for more experienced writers on Wednesday afternoons in Burlington and Wednesday evenings in Mississauga (here).
For details or to register, email

See Brian’s full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Bolton, Caledon, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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