SUBMISSION INFORMATION & GUIDELINES
Thank you for your interest in Lore Lush Publishing!
We are accepting submissions from agented and unagented authors in the below genres from new and previously published authors. If you have submitted your manuscript to other publishers, we ask that you inform us. Manuscripts must be complete prior to submission/query.
We are looking for diverse characters from authors with unique voices.
We are NOT looking for submissions that contain illegal or gratuitous sexual acts, bigotry/racial intolerance, incest, rape, (unless essential to the story and not glorified) pedophilia, necrophilia. Romance can be sweet to hot and enhance the story.
Manuscript Formatting Guidelines
Manuscripts must be submitted in .doc or .docx
1″ margin on all sides
Double-space the entire text.
12-point type. Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier.
title page (don’t number) – Include Your legal/pen name, address, phone number, email address, Agent Name (If you have one & their email Address), Word Count.
Begin numbering with the first page of the text.
Use a header on each page, including your name, the title of your novel in all caps, and the page number.
Begin chapters on new pages, one-third of the way down the page, center chapter title.
The chapter number and chapter title should be in all caps, separated by two hyphens..
Begin the body of the chapter four to six lines below the chapter title.
Indent five spaces for each new paragraph.
Lore – 35K-70K Paranormal Romance
Lush – 30K-60K Contemporary Romance
Chimera – 40K-80K Fantasy
Malice – 20K-60K Horror
Crux – 30K-70K Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Dagger – 40K-80K Urban Fantasy
Nova – 20K-60K Sci-Fi, Steampunk, Dystopia
Jade – 20K-60K New Adult (Any Genre)
Teri – 20K-60K Young Adult (Any Genre)
Legion (Cross-Genre) – Does your story exist in more than one genre? We’d love to hear about it!
Check back regularly for Anthology Calls
How to submit
Send us a brief query letter, 2-5 page synopsis, and the first chapter of your book. If your book is a part of a series, please include a series outline.
On the first page of each document, be sure to include:
Please allow up to 12 weeks for a response. If a response is not received during this time, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org