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Pitch Your Book to Sinclair Sawhney, Acquisition Editor, Tule Publishing – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest

*Pitch opens: February 13 2018 9:00am*
Pitch closes: February 15, 2018  11:59pm*   

*All times are in EST

Tule Publishing LogoSinclair Sawhney, Acquisition Editor, Tule Publishing

 Romance (all genres), Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit and Mystery

Currently Looking For: Tule is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 and 2021 calendar. Please note that we are currently accepting mystery submissions in addition to romance and women’s fiction manuscripts. We recognize that love is both universal and personal and we are always interested in original story telling and diverse experiences. We are currently seeking stories with unique and diverse voices for all imprints.

Specific Submission Calls:

  • Cozy mysteries
  • Crime fiction
  • Domestic suspense thrillers
  • Political suspense novels
  • Detective stories (especially with female sleuths)
  • Fresh takes on classic romance tropes
  • Reunion romances
  • Strong, savvy heroines
  • Quick, witty banter between hero and heroine
  • Stories with series potential
  • New adult romance stories
  • Domestic thrillers
  • Stories with diversity

About Sinclair: Sinclair Sawhney loves to fall in love between pages. A former literature, history and writing teacher with a masters in education and curriculum design, she has enjoyed working as senior editor at Tule Publishing since 2014. She has the best job in the world reading romances and cheering on authors as they brainstorm and build new series and weave tangled webs which ensnare their heroes and heroines in plots and scenes that keep readers turning the pages.

About Tule Publishing:Since being founded in 2013, Tule Publishing located in San Clemente, California has published over 400 books by more then 100 authors from all over the world.  Although Tule began with a focus on contemporary romance, today Tule acquires all genres of romance and women’s fiction, as well as select mystery titles.

Find more about Tule Publishing.

Questions? Contact [email protected] 

Pitch your book in the comments on this page from 9 AM February 13 to 11:59 PM February 15.

1) Is your pitch only 3, concise statements? Does it follow the Pitch Guidelines?
2) Is your story in the genre that the agent or editor is looking for?
3) Did you double check #1 and #2?
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Good Luck, and happy pitching.
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    Mark Lennox
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Genre: Cozy
Length: 65,000
Author: Mary P.Karnes
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    Teresa Hsu
  • February 15, 2019
Title: My Night, My Sun
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: 65,000
Author: Teresa Hsu

The grumpy and surly King of the Underworld, is forced to enter 'The Bachelorette' contest, but for Mythical creatures - as a ruse to steal and use an apocalypse causing talisman from the optimistic and effervescent 'Bachelorette'.
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    Tamera Lawrence
  • February 15, 2019
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: 75,000
Author: Tamera Lawrence
Rachel was born with the mark of the serpent and as such, can alter into a beast. When a hybrid child is kidnapped, a dangerous sect of serpents plan to use the child’s power for their own use and it’s up to Rachel to stop them. Deep in the earth’s core Rachel faces a primitive beast, and she can either become a victim or unleash her serpent in ultimate reprisal.
Title: Aunt Two Lips Takes a Powder
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Length: 60,000 words
Author: Rhonda M Hall
Sara Norton anxiously awaits her husband’s return from Iraq, only to find herself straddled over a corpse putting pantyhose on it. Unbeknownst to her, her uncle has set her up for murder. She’s got to prove her innocence, keep her marriage intact and keep her kids away from the other woman
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