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Black Rose Writing Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Submit via email. Refer to the publisher's guidelines for details.

Submitting Your Work to Black Rose Writing

Before submitting to Black Rose Writing

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Black Rose Writing by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Black Rose Writing or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Black Rose Writing guidelines:

Currently accepting all genre fiction – Action, Horror, Suspense, Romance, Fantasy, etc...
Currently accepting specific non-fiction – War, Auto/Biography.

Please send QUERY LETTER prior to sending any completed manuscript. (Query letter should be in the email text area, with synopsis of proposed book and author bio.) Once QUERY is accepted, then you can attach your manuscript as a basic word document (.doc). Black Rose Writing will clarify how much of your work (pages/chapters) they would like to receive after approval.

E-mail all submissions to .

Submission Guidelines Details for Black Rose Writing

Market Type: Fiction, Non-fiction

Contact: Reagan Rothe, Owner


Accepts: Adventure, detective, fantasy, historical, humor, juvenile, mainstream, mystery, picture books, play, romance, short story collections, science, sports, western, young adult

Web Address:

Click here for complete guidelines



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