Historical Fiction

June 11, 2015

Crooked Cat: Now Accepting eBook Submissions

Updated February 2019 – An author contacted us with information about them that made it clear that the contract they have authors signs contains some unfair clauses. They are also now a hybrid publisher. We do not recommend submitting. Updated September 2018 – They have declared themselves closed to submissions. They still appear to be…

June 8, 2015

Harlequin: Now Accepting Submissions.

Last Updated October 2020 Harlequin is easily the most famous romance only publisher out there. In fact, their name was synonymous with romance novel when I was growing up. They have wide distribution, from grocery stores to bookstores. They are everywhere. Most of the famous romance writers got their start at Harlequin. They were acquired…

April 23, 2015

Five Star: Now Accepting Genre Novel Manuscripts

Last Updated April 15th, 2016 Five Star is an imprint of the publisher Gale which is a part of  the large academic company Cengage Learning. Cengage Learning, Five Star, and Gale, are all respected publishers, with established track records, good distribution and many ties to schools, colleges, universities, and libraries. They are a large company…

April 2, 2015

Boroughs Publishing: Now Accepting Romance Manuscript Submissions

Boroughs Publishing Group is an e-publisher that focuses on publishing romance novels, novellas, and short stories. Within the romance genre they are interested in publishing a large number of sub genres including contemporary romance, young adult, historical fiction, paranormal, urban fantasy, multicultural, erotic, thrillers, and fantasy novels. Boroughs Publishing Group has been around now for…

September 17, 2014

Fireship Press: Open To Submissions

Updated April 2019: Fireship Press changed ownership and there have been some issues since the transition. You can read more here. I would not recommend them at this time. Fireship Press is a small press that focuses on publishing books with a nautical theme, historical fiction, and history books. Fireship press publishes about 15 books…

July 2, 2014

Oneworld Publishing: Accepting Book Proposals

Updated October 2020 Oneworld Publishing is an independent print publisher. They were founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar, at the time they only published non-fiction. Now they publish over 100 books a year. They still publish non-fiction, but they also publish literary fiction.  Their books are widely available…

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