Author Archives: Angela James

Limited time opportunity: Accepting paranormal romance proposals (no full manuscript needed)


Submitting to Carina Press has always—with a few exceptions—required a full manuscript and detailed synopsis. We’re pleased to announce that we’re living lighter this year and relaxing those restrictions for several proposal calls in 2017. We want to see what’s been brewing in your mind and have a taste of your fresh works in progress! […]

Carina Press is hiring freelance content/developmental editors.


We are looking to expand our pool of freelance content/developmental editors. We’re in search of editors who are interested in the adult fiction genres we publish and have the marketing and editorial understanding of what is selling in the romance markets and what romance readers are looking for. Candidates must have previous paid editorial experience. ***NOTE*** I am particularly […]

First-Page Critique: Downton Abbey Meets Deadwood


Welcome to our first ever first-page critique. Meant to be a sneak peek into a Carina editor’s brain, and critiqued by a different editor each month, we’re going to post these monthly as long as authors are willing to let us use their work and people remain interested. The idea here is to give you […]

Call for Submissions: 2017 Holiday Anthology


Update: While we’re thrilled to announce we’ll be publishing a number of standalone holiday novellas this coming season, Carina Press will not be releasing a holiday anthology as planned. Please stay tuned for more information on those titles, and we hope to revisit the idea of an anthology in 2018! Many thanks to all who […]

2016 RWA Critique Group Workshop


  Win 1 of 10 spots in our @CarinaPress #RWA16 Critique Group Workshop. 2 hours, 2 editors, feedback on your mss! — Angela James (@angelajames) June 8, 2016 We’re bringing our popular critique group workshop to RWA in San Diego and giving you a chance to win a spot in the group! This workshop […]