So, that Romance Novel You’re Writing for NaNo…

Every writer knows that November means NaNo, even if they’ve never participated in the challenge. This year, romance authors have one more reason to finish that book they’re working on: Avon Impulse wants to read their new novels. From their news release:

During the month of November, Avon editors will make themselves available to the author community via online forums at, and by sponsoring “NaRoWriMo,” the publisher hopes to acquire original works of romantic fiction, to be released in 2013 by Avon Impulse. “NaRoWriMo” romance fiction submissions should be submitted by December 10, 2012 to Avon Romance’s online submission portal (, and tagged “NaRoWriMo.” All novel and novella-length submissions (50,000 words and above) will be reviewed, and will be considered for publication through Avon Impulse, the publisher’s digital-first arm.

I’m not a romance writer, but I know a lot of you out there are. Check it out and let me know if it’s worthwhile!

5 thoughts on “So, that Romance Novel You’re Writing for NaNo…

  1. Sheri: It IS a pretty cool opportunity. Thanks for spreading the word.

    Jemi: Excellent! Good luck with your novel and submission!

    Marcia: I agree that it does seem like a tight turn around. Hopefully they'll keep that in mind as they review the submissions…

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