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Thread: St. Martin's Press / SMP Swerve

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    St. Martin's Press / SMP Swerve

    Hi all, I don't think there's a thread here, but it's a digital press that pubs unagented romance, and it pays an advance. Seeing its St martin's, I thought it worth sharing. Has anyone subbed to them yet?
    Last edited by She who must; 08-04-2016 at 09:44 AM. Reason: Typo

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    Can you share a link to their website?

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    Sorry I'm on my phone at work. Shhh. But they come up on google search

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    MS1: Terrible ghost story. Trunked, to be mined later for decent descriptive phrases.
    MS2: Florida Suburban Fantasy. Drafting/On Hold till after some kissing is written.
    MS3: Contemporary romance with a Russian accent. AGENTED!
    MS4: Fake engagement plus tattoos and kissing. Outlining.
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    Yes, I've subbed to them. Got a rejection three days later.

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    I've submitted twice to them. Both times I was rejected, however, the most recent rejection came last week and the editor invited me to submit other works, so I took that as a positive.

    I should add that both rejections took 2-4 months.

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    I may just be being dense but where are their submission guidelines? I can find what content they like but not what format they require, e.g. if they only take American English at twelve point Times New Roman double spaced.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anna_Hedley View Post
    I may just be being dense but where are their submission guidelines? I can find what content they like but not what format they require, e.g. if they only take American English at twelve point Times New Roman double spaced.
    My two submissions came via PitMad, but I see a pink submit button on their website.
    Last edited by Anna204; 08-04-2016 at 07:36 PM.

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    Subbed: 03/28
    Rejected: 05/02

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    Does anyone have updated info on sub times? I'm at a little over 3 months and I know I might have another month of waiting ahead of me but I'm dying to hear back from them.

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    I submitted at the end of November and got a rejection at the beginning of January. ~5 weeks

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJD View Post
    I submitted at the end of November and got a rejection at the beginning of January. ~5 weeks
    Ugh. I wonder what the hold up for me is. Thanks for the info!

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