Submission Process and Guidelines
Loveswept, Alibi, Hydra and Flirt invite queries for submissions in romance, new adult, mystery/detective, suspense/thriller, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. There is no strict word count limit for submissions. We are interested in short content (customarily between 15,000 and 30,000 words) and full-length works (customarily between 40,000 and 60,000 words).
You may present any manuscript in which you control exclusive copyright. We are open to previously-published manuscripts as long as the submitting author now controls all electronic and print publishing rights.
Please submit the entire query form at the link below. If we are interested in considering your full manuscript, you will be contacted with further submission instructions. We make every effort to respond to submission inquiries within 2-4 weeks after submission of the submission query form; please do not resubmit previously submitted queries, as this may create delays.
Thank you for your interest in Random House!