This is a repost from Cindi Myers Market News:
All this week Harlequin is holding online workshops in conjuction with its second So You Think You Can Write competition. From November 11 to December 15 you can submit your completed manuscript to the contest. First prize is publication with Harlequin. The winner will be announced March 1, 2012. Even if you don’t plan to enter the contest, the online workshops and bulletin boards have lots of great advice about writing for Harlequin from editors and authors with the line. Check it all out at So You Think You Can Write.
And news from Carina Press:
The Editors at Carina Press recently revealed what they’d especially like to see in their submission in-box:
Rhonda Helms: Steampunk, urban fantasy, gladiators, historicals featuring real historical people
Gina Bernal: military heroes and heroines, romantic adventure — especially pirates, shapeshifters
Melissa Johnson: “deep and difficult conflict” and big stories with series potential
Alison Janssen: space opera, steampunk, redemption stories
Denise Nielsen: gothic suspense, dark characters with secrets
Lynne Anderson: cross-genre, multi-cultural, LGBT
Deb Nemeth: high-stakes thrillers, steampunk, Arthurian fantasy
Elizabeth Bass: historical mysteries, westerns, 20th century historicals
Mallory Braus: a zombie hunter romance, psychics, historical mysteries
Check out all the details here.