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Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts should be well-edited before submission. Books that are riddled with obvious errors will be rejected with a request to have errors fixed before a second submission can be considered.

Please submit your query letter of no more than 300 words including genre, word count, and a brief synopsis, to with your author name and title in the subject line.

Attach the first 10 pages of your manuscript with your name, email address, and final word count clearly visible at the top right of the page.

Any documents submitted should be formatted according to the specifications below.

  •  Microsoft Word .doc or .docx file extension

  • 12 pt. Times New Roman or Arial font

  • 1.5 line spacing

  • .5 first line indents

In the body of your email, please list the URL/URLs of any social media profiles or websites that you manage as an author. You may also tell us about any special achievements or awards.

Wicked Bayou Press is currently accepting romance submissions for the following genres:

  • Fantasy

  • Paranormal

  • Sci-Fi

  • Urban Fantasy (with romantic elements)

  • New Adult

No Erotica will be accepted at this time.


*Please allow up to 60 days to receive a response.

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