Got mystery?

Buttontapper Press, our sister site, is now open for submissions to their new Damned Dames imprint.

If you’d like to submit a manuscript, here are the relevant submission guidelines:

Damned DamesDamned Dames will focus on the mystery genre, with an emphasis on:

  • Female PI’s and protagonists
  • Subgenres including noir, cozy, and caper
  • Both professional and amateur sleuths
  • Novella-length manuscripts (15,000–30,000 words)

Got something to submit? Send them the following:

  • A one-line summary of the story’s plot (i.e. elevator pitch, log line)
  • One-paragraph author bio
  • Links to all your social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, GoodReads)
  • First 5,000 words of your manuscript

If the editors accept your pitch, they will request the completed manuscript within 90 days.

Buttontapper Press is a royalty-paying market. No advances will be given.

Editors are looking to start publishing novellas under this imprint beginning in March 2016, and submissions are open on a rolling basis, so have at it here!