We've already started some of the planning phase of Publishers Week, but need to nail down some of the details. The dates have been set as May 17 - 21 and we'd like to assign post days and times according to how many publishers respond.
For Publishers Week, we'd like SFR Brigade Members to ask publishers to tell us a little about their history, key personnel, what "flavor" of SFR manuscripts they are looking for, how to hook them, what to avoid, tips for submission, etc. A link to a list of possible questions is included below.
As it stands right now, we have tentative plans for spotlights for these publishing houses by these members:
Carina Press -- Heather Massey
Ellora's Cave -- Barbara Elsborg
Liquid Silver Books -- D. L. Jackson
Mundania -- Arlene Webb via Marie Dees
Red Rose Publishing -- Sandra Stixrude
Samhain -- Sheryl Nantus (Am I right about that, Sheryl?)
Shadowfire Press -- Arlene Webb is waiting on confirmation
I know several of you mentioned in other posts you'd like to contact your publishers so if I didn't include you, I apologize for the oversight. Please comment below or shoot me an email and I'd expand the list above to include you.
Not sure what to ask? We've added a PAGE with possible questions. Feel free to adlib, reduce or expand the list as you'd like.
If you don't have time to contact your/a publisher this time around, never fear. We'll do another Publishers Week in the fall (after the summer conference craziness).
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