The Third List Is Coming: Submit by September 30th



Don’t forget that the deadline for our THIRD  list is September 30th (11:59 PM EST)! You still have one week left to submit your manuscript to Swoon Reads if you want to be considered for this next round of swoonworthy publications. And if you’ve already submitted your manuscript and are wondering what you can do to get the word out, this FAQ blog post has some great information.


Just a quick refresher on how it works:

  • Any manuscript uploaded by 11:59 PM on September 30th, 2014 will be eligible for our third published list.
  • Ratings and comments from the Swoon Reads community will let us know which novels have the most swoonworthy potential. But remember it isn’t all about ratings. Check out this post to see what we look for.
  • Our editorial board will then decide which of these highly rated manuscripts we find the most swoonworthy, and we will offer their authors a $15,000 advance against royalties to publish them in both paperback and e-book formats!
  • If your manuscript still isn’t quite ready, don’t worry, we’ll be announcing the deadline to be considered for our 4th list soon.


And Readers, it’s time to start helping us choose the most swoonworthy submissions. Tell us what your thoughts are— What did you love? What did you want more of? What would you change to make the story even better? Remember we are looking for a great story, but there is still room to perfect it so don’t shy away from critiques. Your feedback has been instrumental to making Swoon Reads a success, and we can’t wait to see what you think of new manuscripts as they’re uploaded.


Have questions? Ask them in the comments!

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