Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Publisher looking for mystery fiction

Adventure Publications, an award-winning publisher of outdoor guides (www.adventurepublications.net), is accepting fiction manuscripts for its new series of outdoor/wilderness mysteries. 

We are looking for mystery fiction (68,000 through 100,000 words) that will appeal to both the mystery reader and the outdoor enthusiast. The books will be produced in both print and e-book format. Example of authors we love are: Nevada Barr, Victoria Houston, C.J. Box, William Kent Krueger and Beth Groundwater. 

Currently, we are seeking novels set in the Midwest, Southwest, Northwest, Northeast and Rocky Mountains. 

Please email the first chapter and a synopsis along with a cover letter. Your entire submission must appear in the body of the email and not as an attachment. 

The subject line should be “QUERY” along with the title of your manuscript. Also, in your email, please include the number of words in your completed manuscript, as well as a bio, and pertinent writing and/or outdoor wilderness experience. 

Email your submission to: fiction@adventurepublications.net

Email queries sent to any other address will not be read.  We do not open email attachments, unless we request them. 

If you prefer, you may snail-mail your query, along with your first chapter and bio to:
Adventure Publications
820 Cleveland St S
Cambridge, MN 55008

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm a chapter away from finishing my romantic thriller. It takes place in Boston. You think they'll buy a concrete jungle pitch? I could change a few lines. "Yo Marty, it's wicked cold. Pahk the cahr by the hydrant and I'll keep a lookout for Smokey the Bear." :-P