Pitch Your Book to Pride Publishing from the Totally Entwined Group – 2020 Sweetheart Pitchfest

*Pitch opens: February 12 2020 9:00am*
Pitch closes: February 14, 2020  11:59pm*   

*All times are in EST

Pride Publishing from the Totally Entwined Group

Currently looking for

Pride Publishing is on the lookout for LGBT+ Romance Fiction in all subgenres. Friends to lovers, fake boyfriend, coming out stories…we’re looking for love in all its forms! Stories of 10-100k, series also welcomed. Check out our publisher website below, for more information on specific seasonal collections. We are currently accepting submissions to our MM Romantic Suspense anthology, Hard Evidence, and are looking for stories of 10-15k for this call.

About Totally Entwined Group
We were established back in 2006 and we’ve been busy producing and supplying the very best fiction in the market ever since. Our flagship publishing house, Totally Bound Publishing, has been offering romantic and erotic romance titles for eight years. With an author base of more than four hundred talented authors and a loyal reader base in the US and the UK and increasing around the world, we release up to ten brand-new and totally irresistible titles each week, and are growing at a fantastic pace.

The Totally Entwined Group is known for innovation, passion, publishing excellence and quality, and offers the best stimulation for the imagination. The team at Totally Entwined provide a unique service to our authors and readers. We are a royalty paying, full-service Publisher. This means that there are no fees to the author to become published with us. Brought together by a mutual love of outstanding fiction, we offer a mass of business experience in the form of editors, artists, marketers, IT technicians, international rights and support staff to meet all of your needs.
We love what we do and are totally dedicated and committed to providing the best service that we can to our authors and our readers. Totally Entwined Group comprises three publishing imprints – Totally Bound Publishing (erotic romance fiction), Pride Publishing (LGBT fiction) and Finch Books (Young Adult fiction), publishing over 350 authors internationally.

Learn more about Pride Publishing and the Totally Entwined Group!

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Pitch your book in the comments on this page from 9 AM February 12 to 11:59 PM February 14.

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Post your three-line pitch to agents and editors from Feb 12, 9 AM EST to Feb 14, 11:59 PM
Title: A Wing and a Prayer
Genre: WW2 Saga/Historical
Length: 110,000 words
Author: Mick Arnold

The Air Transport Auxiliary Murder Club; four ladies of the Air Transport Auxiliary bond over solving the mystery of who was responsible for the death of one’s sister. Battling both internal forces and those of the country’s mutual enemies, the women find that both love and dangers are cousins cut from the same ilk. This is a sweeping story of love, death and betrayal set against the backdrop of war when ties of friendship are exceptionally strong.

Thank you very much for your time.
Title: Sealed With a Kiss
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 99,000 words
Author: Mick Arnold

Love, Letters and Lies; after being diagnosed with Crohns disease, Petina Wallace, in need of a new perspective on life buys a toll bridge in South Wales, taking her best friend, who's hiding a big secret, with her. A mix-up of surnames leads to an exchange of letters with an elderly gentleman seeking his long, lost first love and leads to a slow-burning romance with his son. Her life becomes entwined with an eccentric posse of village ladies and twists and turns abound before love is, 'Sealed With a Kiss'.

Thank you very much for your time.
Title: Flirty Something
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 100,600 words
Author: M W Arnold

What do you do when your best friend falls for the man you’ve loved since schooldays? You rarely choose who you fall in love with. Feeling betrayed, Louise’s life seems to be falling apart and learning who she can trust, let alone whom she should love, turns her world inside-out.

Thank you for your time.
Title: Between Heaven and Hell: A New Beginning
Genre: Adult Fantasy
Length: 118,000 words
Author: Arielle Irvine

The Southern Vampire Mysteries x The Percy Jackson Series

Twenty-five-years old and unaware of her own divinity, Ara Stanton is nearly slain one night after work. Terrified, she enlists her genius gay best friend, Emy, and her former co-worker and possible love interest, Kaile, to help her get answers and survive. However, when Ara meets the vampire Eli, her life will change forever. In the end, with a rag-tag team of supernaturals on her side, Ara will face off against the supernatural society hunting her… with a very slim chance of surviving.
  • Title: Fair Youth
  • Genre: Contemporary Romance
  • Length: 73,000 words
  • Author: M. Dalto and Laynie Bynum
Billie Shakespeare flees small town life for the glitz of LA and the promise of selling her screenplays, but everything changes when Kit Marlowe takes her under her wing. Career doors open and passions run rampant, but the devil lies behind every corner in the City of Angels and soon the two women find themselves stuck in a deadly cat and mouse game with a top Hollywood producer when he sets his sites on more than just their work.
Title: Devotion
Genre: LGBT Historical Romance
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Madelyn (Anna) Denich

Graham married Ainsley, not that anyone in their circle was excited about it. They moved away to a new town to escape the 'shame', yet the rumors of their sorted past followed them. Things get interesting when painter Croften comes into the scene, eager to steal Ainsley away, but Ainsley's strong devotion to Graham is a problem, one that Croften can't seem to overcome as the truth of Ainsley's past starts to reveal itself.

Title: On a Continent Circling a Waterfall
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
Length: 68,000 words
Author: Anna Denisch

Thomas and Christan have been friends practically forever, and boyfriends only recently. But when the truth of Christian's lineage comes out, and he's revealed to be a monstrous Immotus, the two must run away together to protect him. They travel the continent, trying to find the elusive concept of home while continuously getting caught up in the war brewing around them.
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Title: The Letter
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 75,000
Author: Debbie Desmarteau

After her husband’s death, Lindsey Thompson faces many unexpected challenges as she fights to hold together the mountain resort she inherited. Country music superstar Cody Richards can’t turn down a plea from her eight-year-old son when he sends him a letter asking him to come, hoping the publicity will help save his mother’s struggling business. Can Lindsey let go of the past to trust a famous singer, and can Cody come to grips with the true identity of Lindsey’s deceased husband?
Title: The Glimpse
Genre: YA Speculative
Length: 82,000 words
Author: M Lyda

On the verge of being disowned by her family after being outed by a worldwide glimpse of the future, a 16-year old girl joins those vowing to live opposite to change that future. But after she begins dating a girl she meets in the group, she must choose between keeping her family or accepting her true self to keep her girlfriend and live out her destiny as one of the 100 most influential people of the year 2040.
Title: The Boss (first of series)
Genre: Romantic Suspense (lgbtq)
Length: 78,000 words
Author: J Calamy

Being the smallest cog at the US Embassy in Singapore is a big step up from prison. Nick Erickson desperately wants to keep anyone from finding out his past. Falling for legless, opium-addicted crime boss Nelson Graves is not how to do that.
Title: Sorthare: Enter Stage Right
StarPlayers Universe
Genre: YA Space Fantasy
Length: 75,000
Author: Constance Key

Sorthare joins the StarPlayers rather than an arranged marriage. They are actors but also rescuers, assassins, or whatever is required to complete a mission. They are human with the usual foibles.
Title: The Banshee's Kiss
Genre: YA #ownvoices Urban Fantasy
Length: 69000 words
Author: AJ Clay

Sion's just broken up with her girlfriend, so when she meets the charming Flora on a night out in an Edinburgh bar, Sion can't believe her luck. There's just one problem: Flora's a banshee, and Sion's at the top of her hit list. When death starts to touch her friends and family, Sion must discover if Flora will defy her boss for a human – or whether her love is really to die for.
Title: A Royal Scandal
Genre: Contemporary romance
Length: 10,000 words
Author: A M Hutchinson

The top model fiance of a popular prince dumps his cheating ass on live TV and heads to Milan to lose herself in fashion week. The future king's revenge has a price tag that would solve all of photographer Ilaria's problems. But what price is she prepared to pay once she falls in love with the woman she has been paid to betray?

Thank you for your time and consideration.
TITLE: The Royal Treatment

GENRE: Contemporary Romance

LENGTH: 70,000

AUTHOR: Jayne Colridge

William, Prince of Everslee, seems to have everything he's ever wanted in life. Finally engaged to Henry - "Hal" - , his college sweetheart, it seems that their wedding will go off without a single hitch. But then a trip to New York for publicity-related matters puts him in contact with Mary Price - with whom he had an incredible two month long flee during an estrangement from Hal seven years ago - and who now has a seven year old daughter. How Mary, Hal and Will solve the problem of Sophie? Where there's love - and passion - there's a way.
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