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2019 Hot Summer Pitchfest Editor Requests!

Here they are! Congratulations to everyone who pitched. Request or no, finishing and pitching your book is a huge accomplishment.

And special thank you to the agents and editors. We could not do this without you! We hope you found the stories that you were looking for.

See you for our next pitchfest this fall. Be sure to sign up for the SavvyAuthors Weekly News for the details!

And now…the requests…

Angela Knight

Angela Knight, Acquiring Editor, Changeling Press

Please follow submission guidelines at [email protected]

What to submit: We accept submissions via email ONLY.

Please include:

  • A short cover letter including your publishing history, if any, a short blurb and plot summary of no more than 500 words, including genres and themes you’re targeting for this book, and whether it’s a single title or a series/serial.
  • Your COMPLETE manuscript, as an RTF (Rich Text File) or txt (Text) file attachment. Every word processing program has the ability to save as Rich Text or Text. That’s it. We’re going to reformat your file to suit our own guidelines, so use whatever font you wish. We don’t care. We have a format macro. 🙂
  • A brief promotional plan, including links to your website, blog, Facebook, WordPress, journal, etc., and chat sites where you plan to promote, should we accept your work for publication. An author’s ability to promote is critical to the success of any book’s sales. You will also be expected to promote your book through active participation in the Changeling Readers’ loop, the Changeling Insider, The Cheeky Changeling (our online E-Zine), The Changeling Blog, our Facebook page, Weekly Flash Fiction Challenges, and other regularly-scheduled promotions.

Title: Immortal Love
Genre: Erotic Romance Science Fiction
Length: 15,000
Author: Elle Jackson

Title: Off The Record
Genre: Contemporary Romance – Erotic Fiction
Length: 85,000 words
Author: Daisy Blaine


 Entangled PublishingLydia Sharp, Editor & Acquisitions Manager, Entangled Publishing

Lydia Sharp, Editor & Acquisitions Manager, Entangled Publishing

Please submit using this online form: https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit

Query letter; synopsis (about 3-4 pages is ideal); first 50 pages of the manuscript.

Put “Lydia Sharp” in the ATTN box and note at the start of the query letter this is a pitch request from Savvy Authors.

Here are my requests:

  • KISS ME KATIE – Jennifer Redmile
  • THE BANSHEE’S KISS – Laura Clay
  • IF THERE WERE WORDS – Brianna Stark
  • SINS OF THE SEA – Skylar Ellis
  • A BETRAYAL TO FORGET – Tricia Saxby
  • THE FUTURE’S QUEEN – Dana Jackson
  • AGAINST THE ODDS – Barb Curtis
  • THE CATCH – Lauren H. Mae
  • THE MIST GODS – Feefe Bill
  • CUT TO THE BONE – M. Dalto
  • SECRET WEAPONS – Diane L. Kowalyshyn
  • STAR SHADOW – Lyssa Mia Smith

Also, the following authors already have their project under consideration currently, so there is no need to make a request at this time:

  • THE KING’S 100 – Karin Biggs
  • AN UNEXPECTED PROPOSAL – Charlene Groome


Kate MaropeKate Marope, Freelance Editor at Carina Press

Submission Requests

  • Catch Lili Tooby Sophia Whittemore
  • Against the Oddsby Barb Curtis
  • Co-Op Modeby Jayne Colridge
  • Warrior of Edenby Fenley Grant
  • Dust Boundby Clementine Fraser
  • Sana’s Suitorsby Noreen
  • Don’t Go Bacon My Heartby Sara Ingle
  • The Knight Before Christmasby Marilyn Brant

Submission Guidelines

Authors must include:

  • A query letterlisting genre, word count and a short description of the book, as well as any pertinent information about the author, including both legal name and pen name and any writing credits.
  • The full manuscript saved as a .DOC, .DOCX or .RTF file and attached, with file name TITLE_MANUSCRIPT where you substitute your book’s title in place of TITLE. (Example: WarAndPeace_Manuscript.)
  • A 2-5 page synopsis of the book that details character development, plot and conflict/story resolution. Attach as a .DOC, .DOCX or .RTF file with file name TITLE_SYNOPSIS where you substitute your book’s title in place of TITLE. (Example: WarAndPeace_Synopsis.)

Please check out the full Carina Press Submission Guidelines, and make sure you meet the requirements for your manuscript’s specific genre.

How to Submit

All submissions should be submitted via our submissions website: https://carinapress.submittable.com/submit. Make sure you address your query letter to me specifically and via the dropdown form in Submittable.


The Wild Rose PressLeanne Morgena, Senior Editor, The Wild Rose Press


Please send the first three and the final chapters (plus epilogue, if one exists) in standard manuscript format as an attachment to [email protected].

In the transmittal email, include a 2-6 paragraph synopsis, as well as any publishing credits and the links to your online presence (Facebook, Website, blog, twitter, etc.)


  • A Betrayal to Forget by Tricia Saxby
  • A Winter Rose by Amy Craig
  • Against The Odds by Barb Curtis
  • First Course by Jenn Bouchard
  • Juniper Creek Homecoming by Amy Millay
  • Ransomed Hearts by S.J. Clark


Editors with no requests made:

  • Margaret Riley, Publisher, Changeling Press
  • Char Chaffin, Acquiring Editor, Soul Mate Publishing
  • Cheryl Yeko, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Soul Mate Publishing