After ten years of writing, working with editors, agents, and publishers, Cindy is branching out, eager to help other writers on their own path to publication.
In adult fiction
Cindy is looking for sweet romance (with happy endings) and traditional mysteries (standard PI, classic detective, or cozy). Please pay attention to word count guidelines below.
At this time, please do not send suspense, thriller, crime, police procedural, or horror.
In children's fiction
Cindy would like to see middle grade and YA (sweet, quirky, mystery, cozy). Please pay attention to word count guidelines below.
At this time, please do not send picture books or middle grade/YA that is dark or has heavy topics.
Please do not submit unfinished work.
Please query Cindy with your publishing history and a one-paragraph synopsis of your book along with the first ten pages of your completed manuscript in the body of your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please state the genre of your book in the subject line of your email.
Guidelines for Word Count
Adult Fiction Romance 70 - 95K
Adult Fiction Mystery 70 - 90K
Adult Fiction Cozy Mystery 50 - 60K
YA Fiction 60 - 90K
Middle Grade Fiction 30 - 50K