How to Submit

What to Send

 

For regular submissions to Love Unleashed, On the Edge, and Young Hearts, send to submissions@loose-id.com:

  • A three chapter partial manuscript unless you have been invited to submit a proposal or your full manuscript.
  • A synopsis that covers the entire plot from beginning to end
  • In the body of your email:
    • your name, pen name, contact email, and previous publishing history if any
    • if the manuscript is agented, the name and contact information of your agent
    • the name, actual word count, line, genre, and a brief description of your story

 

For submissions to Love Revisited, send to submissions@loose-id.com:

  • Your complete out-of-print manuscript, if available in an editable computer file (unprotected PDF or document); if not, email to make special arrangements
  • Proof that the rights have reverted to you
  • In the body of your email:
    • your name, pen name, contact email
    • the publication history of the story being submitted including reviews where relevant
    • the name, actual word count, genre and a brief description of your story

 

For Special Submission Calls, send to submissions@loose-id.com:

  • Either your complete manuscript or three-chapter partial manuscript
  • A synopsis that covers the entire proposed plot, including the ending
  • In the body of your email:
    • your name, pen name, contact email, and previous publishing history if any
    • if you have an agent, their name and contact information
    • the proposed name, expected length, genre, a brief description of your story, and the name of the submissions call
  • In the subject line of the email, please include the name of the submission call

 

 

Formatting Your Submission

 

Please follow these simple formatting guidelines.

  • Standard 12 pt font, double-spaced, italics or underlining for emphasis
  • RTF files preferred; .DOC, .DOCX accepted

 

 

Response Time


You will receive confirmation of receipt of your manuscript, usually within one week. If you haven't heard from anyone within ten days, please email our Editor-in-Chief, Treva Harte, at alterego@loose-id.com

 

Our submissions read time averages 5 weeks, but it's often much quicker. If you haven't heard from an editor within 6 weeks, please email both submissions@loose-id.com and our Editor-in-Chief, Treva Harte, at alterego@loose-id.com.