For Writers

BelleBooks is currently accepting submissions on a limited basis.

We do not accept simultaneous submissions unless agented. At this time, we will not accept poetry, nonfiction, biographies or memoirs, screenplays, inspirational, middle grade, or children’s picture books.


We only accept queries via email. We do not accept snail mail, phone, or social media submissions.


Query email:

  • Based on the genres below, determine the email address to submit to
  • In the subject line of the email, write Query and the title of your work
  • In the body of the email, write a brief synopsis and list any credentials/ credits, previously published books (if any), and anything you feel is important for us to know about your literary career
  • Attach to the email:
           1. The full manuscript (RTF, Word, or PDF)

           2. A detailed synopsis (1-2 pages, including spoilers and the ending)


How to get rejected:

  • Send a query to any email address other than the ones below (unless you receive a specific request)
  • Don’t follow directions
  • Send a genre that we don’t publish
  • Don’t send your full manuscript
  • Don’t send a complete, detailed synopsis
  • Send a mass email querying multiple agents/publishing houses
  • Snail mail your manuscript



Genres:

Mystery, Cozy Mystery, Suspense, Thriller: query [at] BelleBooks dot com

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult: queries [at] BelleBooks dot com

Fantasy/Paranormal Romance, Clean Read Romance, Romantic Suspense: query [at] BelleBooks dot com


**Due to the number of queries we receive, the processing time of submitted manuscripts can be up to 6 months. Be sure to stand out by sending your best work. Thank you for your query. Submission times may vary.