Blue Ridge Literary Agency, LLC
Always Looking for Literary Stars

Submission Guidelines


Your manuscript should:

  • be edited
  • be completed
  • be double spaced with 1" margins
  • have chapters begin on a new page
  • have chapter headings
  • be in Times New Roman font
  • be in font size 12
  • LESS than 100K words

  • Please follow the Submission Guidelines or your query will be DELETED.

Your Query letter must include:

  • Your name (very important)
  • Phone number and E-mail address
  • Manuscript Title
  • Genre (including subgenre)
  • Word Count (NOT page count)
  • # of Points of View telling the story
  • Marketing Plans
  • For ROMANCE, please give heat level
  • For Romantic Suspense, please provide  % romance and % suspense

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Wish List

Only represent Romances and Mysteries.
Will consider Suspense.

Romances, esp. historical, contemporary and romantic suspense

Amish Romances

Romantic Comedy

Cozy Mysteries (amateur fem. sleuth/1 POV)

Amish Mysteries

Mysteries with female protagonists




We only represent genre fiction novels in genres listed in Wish List.

NO Erotica

NO Children's books

NO word counts OVER 100K


NO FANTASY or SCIFI (even romance)

NO Paranormal Romance

NO previously published works

NO books in a published series

NO Manuscripts over 100K