Submission Info

We are currently accepting manuscripts for the following fiction genres: contemporary, mystery/suspense, romance, inspirational, erotic romance, erotic poetry, illustrative children’s books, women, multi-cultural, and young adult.

Teardrops are not interested in receiving manuscripts for science fiction (Sci-Fi), fantasy, or non-fiction (possibility to negotiate terms).

Fiction manuscript word length: the range of approximately 70,000 – 150,000.

Manuscript pages: Range of approximately 70-350.  Having the lower number range; basically, referring to poetry.

If your manuscript is polished and meets the aforementioned criteria, please see below.

• Please submit a one-page synopsis and the first three chapters of the manuscript only. Submissions should be typed, not handwritten, and double-spaced using a size 12 font (Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier). Each page should be numbered and contain the author’s name and title in the header. Do not email or mail submissions without prior approval.

• Please allow two to three weeks from the date of submission to be informed whether or not we wish to review and consider the full manuscript. If interested, the complete manuscript will be requested. The full manuscript should not be submitted unless requested. Please do not make query phone calls or emails regarding the status of your submission.

Mail submissions to:

Teardrops Publishing, LLC™

P.O. Box 201301

Austin, TX 78720


Although, we take great care in handling all submissions, we are not responsible for lost or damaged file transfers.  Please do not send submissions requiring a signature confirmation.  If your manuscript is selected for publication, you will be required to send the entire manuscript via email.

Please note that Teardrops Publishing does not guarantee that your title will sit on the bookshelves of every bookstore in the United States.  However, your title will be listed in Books InPrint and will be available through Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and other similar distributors.  All titles are available in the United States.

Although Teardrops Publishing™ has an in-house publicity department, as the author, it is your responsibility to promote, schedule book signings, and spread the word about your book.  We are available for and actively seeking, one-on-one consultation with our authors regarding marketing and promoting your books.