Category Archives: Carina Press

First-Page Critiques Are Back! Don’t Miss this Feedback Opportunity


Not sure why your manuscript isn’t quite working? Finished your draft, but unsure how to begin polishing for submission? Or maybe you’re almost ready to submit your manuscript to Carina Press but just can’t quite bring yourself to press send. Here at Carina we’re always looking for ways to give feedback to new and aspiring […]

First-Page Critique Sweepstakes Official Rules: April/May 2017


CARINA PRESS FIRST-PAGE CRITIQUE SWEEPSTAKES (APRIL/MAY 2017) OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR RECEIVE PRIZES. PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRODUCT OFFER DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  How to enter: To participate in the Sweepstakes, visit (the “Promotion Website”) and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the entry form and submit […]

Adulting is Hard!


In Relationship Status, Ethan and Wyatt find out that there’s a lot about life that isn’t taught in college. Ethan, in particular, faces some rude awakenings in his first taste of life as a grown-up, but I think those problems are pretty universal to all of us. Here are some of the things that make […]

The Five Best Things about Daddy Dom/Little Girl Relationships


  Abby and Rufus’s relationship in LITTLE DANCER is a special sort of dom/sub dynamic that you may not have come across before, called Daddy Dom/Little Girl, or DD/lg. The dom assumes the role of a caregiver and protector, and the sub is his little. It’s a relationship that’s equal parts sweet and strict and […]

First-Page Critique: All That Glitters Can Be Murder


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 first-page critiques monthly as long as authors are willing to let us use their work and people remain interested. The idea here is to give you a quick insight into how […]