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First-Page Critique: Downton Abbey Meets Deadwood

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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 […]

New Ongoing Call for Submissions: Erotic Short Romances

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Carina Press is pleased to announce a new ongoing call for erotic short romances. We’re in search of erotic romantic short stories between 10,000 and 17,000 words, for ongoing publication beginning in Summer 2017. Description/story focus: Recognizing that on occasion size does matter, and sometimes we actually just want to read something short that delivers a […]

Feedback Opportunity: First-Page Critiques

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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 […]

What the Carina Press Editors Want–Updated Winter 2017 Edition

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We continue to acquire projects in all subgenres and heat levels of romance, as well as mystery. However, for publication in 2017 and 2018, Carina Press is particularly interested in: Paranormals (and urban fantasy): We continue to be passionate about acquiring paranormal romance. While we’ll consider manuscripts across the genre, here are some things that […]

Back-to-School Shopping Guide for Writers

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Even though the new year for most people begins in January, there’s no denying that the back-to-school season is a fresh start for students and lifelong learners alike. New routines, renewed motivation, and refreshed optimism are all great reasons to tackle that blank screen/notebook that you’ve been staring at for far too long. Here are […]

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