SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: The Gold Coast Retrievers – Sweet Promise Press

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: The Gold Coast Retrievers

And submissions are closed. Congrats to the selected authors. More news and opportunities coming soon.

Good news! The Gold Coast Retrievers is officially open for submissions!

This series will launch from September 1 to October 31 and has 5 available spots for authors. Please review the submission guidelines below, and our author terms linked here.

If you're interested in submitting to this series, visit

• Series Lead: Melissa Storm
• 45-55,000 words in length
• Location is Redwood Cove, a fictional resort town based on Monterey, California; it lies about an hour north of San Francisco
• The Golden Retrievers are part of the same litter and each went on to have different jobs in the area
• Strong romance storyline with heat level limited to a few kisses; Focus on emotional connection
• Suspense can be added in the form of adventure or mystery, but should not overshadow the romance
• One of the viewpoint characters must be the person working with the dog
• The other can be a local or a visitor to the resort town
• The dog’s job must be pivotal to either the story resolution or to the meet cute that brings the two humans together

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