Fire and Ice Young Adult and New Adult Books

 

Fire and Ice Submissions

Fire and Ice, an imprint of Melange Books, LLC, is a royalty-paying company publishing e-books (digital formats) and print books. We pay authors 40% net royalties on digital formats and 20% on print.

Fire and Ice acquires for most genres of young adult and new adult novels and novellas.

NOTE: We are not currently accepting submissions for high fantasy or middle grade fiction.


Please scroll down the page for the guidelines of what we will and will NOT accept.

For Submissions, please send the synopsis and first three or so chapters to:

Caroline Andrus:

caroline@fireandiceya.com

Please title your manuscript in the following format: "DATE-TITLE-by-AUTHOR NAME" (please use 4 digit year, month, day format)

We are currently OPEN for submissions.

 

Short stories (to be included in any of our anthologies listed on submissions page) will be available in both digital and print.

Full length novels 50,000 words and up will be available in print format, as well as digital.

We will consider all submissions but are specficially looking for the categories listed below.

 

*** Call for Submissions ***


Paranormal Romance - Young Adult OR New Adult

Fire and Ice is seeking full length paranormal romance novels, preferably in the New Adult category, but YA will be considered as well.

Contemporary Fiction OR Romance - Young Adult OR New Adult

Fire and Ice is seeking full length contemporary fiction OR contemporary romance novels, both New Adult category and YA are desired.

Dystopian Novels

Fire and Ice is seeking full length dystopian novels, both NA and YA will be considered.

Fairy Tale Novels

Fire and Ice is seeking full length fairy tales and fairy tale retellings. Both New Adult and YA are desired.

Send all submissions to:

caroline@fireandiceya.com



Our response time can be 12-20 weeks.

 

Fire and Ice
Young Adult/New Adult
Submission Guidelines

The below guidelines can also be downloaded here

 

Middle Grade (MG) Submission Guidelines

At this time we are not accepting submissions for Middle Grade (audiences younger than 15.)

 

 

Young Adult (YA) Submission Guidelines

** Please send the synopsis with the first 3 chapters attached in one doc or docx file. **
** We will contact you if we would like to read more or to let you know we are not interested. **

We’re looking for well-written stories with strong, complex characters and intriguing storylines that support a healthy balance between the characters’ inner and outer journeys.

What we require:

What we won’t accept:

 

New Adult (NA) Submission Guidelines

** Please send the synopsis with the first 3 chapters attached in one doc or docx file. **
** We will contact you if we would like to read more or to let you know we are not interested. **

We’re looking for well-written stories with strong, complex characters and intriguing storylines that support a healthy balance between the characters’ inner and outer journeys.

What IS New Adult Fiction?
New Adult fiction falls in between Young Adult fiction and Adult fiction. The characters are typically between the ages of 18 and 25 and deal with the transition from being a teenager to being an adult. (Themes include those typical of the young adult genre as well as, but not limited to: College, leaving home for the first time, first job and developing sexuality.)

What we require:

What we won’t accept:

 

If you have any questions regarding issues not covered in these guidelines or need further clarification, send them to:

caroline@fireandiceya.com