Trick or Treat #B9 – OF BLOOD AND ROSES

Title: OF BLOOD AND ROSES Category: NA Genre: Urban Fantasy Word Count: 70,000


The city of Salem has come alive for Halloween, but for undergrad Maggie Carter, the magic is missing. So when she hears a voice on the radio that makes her bones melt, Maggie steals away to The Hall […]

Trick or Treat #B10 – GEMINI CRUSH

Title: GEMINI CRUSH Category: YA Genre: Thriller Word Count: 70,000


Sixteen-year-old twins Alex and Zoe Swanson used to look identical, but thanks to Alex’s transformation from girl-next-door normal to goth-ish, telepathic freak, the twins not only act like polar opposites, they look nothing alike. Even so, they’re the best of friends […]

Trick or Treat #B11 – FINDING MR. KELLY

Title: FINDING MR. KELLY Category: Adult Genre: Historical Word Count: 76,000


Evelina Taylor, secretary at the Boston Reporter, has been terrified of the sea for as long as she can remember- which makes things problematic when blue-eyed fisherman Finn Kelly arrives from Ireland, intent of finding his missing father. Resolved to […]


Title: GERALD AND THE AMULET OF ZONRACH Category: Upper MG Genre: Humorous Fantasy Word Count: 77,000


In the realm of Wyverndawn, a wizard’s height is the mark of his power, and shrinking an entire inch is disastrous for twelve-year-old Gerald. Looking for promotion of an inch or two, Gerald decides […]

Trick or Treat #B13 – GOLDILOCKS

Title: GOLDILOCKS Category: YA Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 65,000


Why did Goldilocks go into the forest? To kill the three bears. Four years after the bears killed her parents and friend, Orin, sixteen-year-old Goldilocks searches for a way to kill the three bears that continually attack her village.

Question 1: […]

Trick or Treat Bobbing for Slush Save #B14 – DRAGON DANCING

Title: DRAGON DANCING Category: MC Genre: Magical Realism Word Count: 34,000


Rosalind Durrell has a dragon, which would be awesome except he won’t eat anything and she’s starting to worry that he won’t stay healthy for long. She finds an Instructor to help her care for her dragon, but when he […]

THE SECRET DAUGHTER OF THE TSAR by Jennifer Laam … release day!

“Debut novelist Laam seamlessly interweaves the stories of three different women from three different times and places into a […]

TRICK OR TREAT WITH AGENTS … submission window now open!



This hopefully gives everyone plenty of time to enter!

To enter, your manuscript MUST be completed and ready for submission. Accepting MG, YA, NA, and Adult–all fiction genres. (NO Erotica, Memoir, or Picture Books)

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Query Workshop Sign up … hurry limited spots!

The workshop signup is now closed!


We’re holding a query workshop here on the blog. Some talented friends agreed to help me critique your queries. We’re taking the first 38 writers to sign up on the Mr. Linky below. What do you have to […]

Love and Other Games … blog tour

Title: Love and Other Games (Collection) Author: Melinda Dozier, Ana Blaze, Aria Kane, Kara Leigh Miller Publisher: Swoon Romance Publication Date: October 1, 2013 Format: eBook