Now. Down to business.
Dingbat Publishing is a boutique publishing house. We produce roughly a dozen books each year, and everything’s done in-house, from manuscript and author selection through every stage of editing to cover design and creation and final ebook formatting. Because we publish so few titles, every book we accept must be a good yarn, with a believable plotline and three-dimensional characters who are real enough to join you at the local coffee house. Quality storytelling is far more important than page count.
We love books that cross genre lines, like our Christian paramilitary-paranormal adventure with romantic elements, our screwball romantic comedy with some lurking adventure, and our contemporary Western romantic suspense. The more lines you cross, the better.
If your book stays within genre lines, well, we like those, too. Genres we’d like to see include traditional historical romance (Regency and medieval), military adventure or science fiction, general sci fi, epic fantasy, mystery, romantic suspense, and suspense. If you’ve got a monster book with a gigantic dinosaur ransacking downtown, we want to be first on your list.
We accept books for every age group, including picture books, middle grade, YA/NA, and trade books for the general adult market.
We’ll look at nonfiction, especially true crime.
If your pitch is favorited by our account, send a query letter and your first three pages to Gunnar Grey (that sign) Reagan [that punctuation mark] com. If we're impressed, we’ll request the full ms. If we’re impressed but don't think your project is right for us, we've been known to suggest other publishing companies where your book might be a better fit. More than one author has published books elsewhere via our recommendation.
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