{Coffee with Kara}: Knowing Your Place — Age Categories & Genre

{Coffee with Kara}: Knowing Your Place — Age Categories & Genre

In a query letter, authors are often instructed to include the book's details -- title, word count, age category, and genre. This is to help the editor know internally where the book belongs in terms of imprints; it helps marketing know how to promote the book, and it helps booksellers know where to shelve your book in stores / libraries.

{Coffee with Kara}: Revise & Resubmit, Please!

{Coffee with Kara}: Revise & Resubmit, Please!

Recently, one of my authors asked me: Why would you send an R&R rather than offer a contract and work with the author on the issues during developmental or content edits? And I thought: What a great blog post idea! So, here we are 🙂 What exactly is an R&R? In publishing, an R&R stands [...]

Announcing: ANAIAH COZY

Welcome back! We hope everyone had a relaxing and blessed Christmas and New Year. We've got a lot of exciting things happening at Anaiah this year... First, we are officially re-open to submissions! If you've got a story you think is perfect for us, send it our way. Please visit our Submissions page for details [...]

From the Desk of Managing Editor Kara Leigh Miller

Since joining the staff at Anaiah Press, I’ve read a lot of manuscripts. A bazillion, actually. Okay, so maybe I’m exaggerating a little, but seriously, all of our editors have been reading until we’re cross-eyed. We’ve been open for submissions for a little over 4 months now and we’ve received a total of 188 submissions [...]