Good Sunday morning to you.
I've had one cup of coffee while I took my mom into town for her weekly grocery shopping and I'm starting to think that I'd better grind up some beans for a pot here at home?
I'd be curious to hear from you writers of romance or erotic fiction that might also write crime or western or horror.
If you've been following me here, you know that I've been able to call myself an erotic writer for what...about twelve days now? That came about after my accidental story An Innocent Act. So...I've got a lot of questions bouncing around in my empty head.
What I'd like to know is your opinion of the other genre fiction publishers vs. romance or erotic genre publishers, if you've written for both?
Do you think one is more responsive, courteous, professional?
For years, I have submitted stories and added them to a submission spreadsheet that I keep to track submissions....saving the info, I think Well...I should be hearing back in six month or a year?
When I subbed An Innocent Act, I got word of the rejection the following morning? That publisher said the story was not a good fit for them, but insisted that I keep trying with that story?
The second sub, was greeted with a contract the following morning.
Now, I only have these two publishers to base my thoughts on here, but they were both blazing fast in responding?
Why would small crime publishing houses let a story sit for months before reading? Are there more crime or horror writers? Is there more volume?
It seems to me that romance is the hottest selling fiction genre, so I would think there are way more writers submitting romance and erotic stuff vs crime and horror?