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Submissions

Authors we need you!!

Are you new to the writing arena, looking to publish your first work?

…or…

Are you already published and  looking for new pastures ?

Before you submit, read our guidelines carefully.

Submitted material that does not meet this criteria

will not be considered.

Set your page size at:   6 wide by 9 long

Set your font at:    Times New Roman, 12 point

Set your spacing to: 1.5 between lines

The body of work should be as follows:  

 No lines between paragraphs unless you are beginning a new scene within a chapter. Spacer for this should be [4] asterisks. * * * * And .5 indent on paragraphs.

DCL Gold Crown Series

We are accepting well-written stories with solid plots, well-developed settings, and characters that are fully developed. Your submitted story should fit into a specific genre and heat level; however, some crossover of genres is allowable and your story must be themed around a castle, manor house or mansion.

DCL General Submissions

We are accepting submissions in all genres. We are accepting well-written stories with solid plots, well-developed settings, and characters that are fully developed. Your submitted story should fit into a specific genre and heat level; however, some crossover of genres is allowable.


We expect all submissions to be as free of mechanical errors in punctuation, grammar, and spelling as possible. We do have editors on staff, but we will not rewrite your story for you.


We do accept previously published works, but we can only accept your out of print works if you hold the exclusive rights. Should we accept your manuscript for publication, we will ask you to provide proof of rights.

Please send your query, synopsis and first three chapters of your manuscript to

booksubmissions@thedarkcastlelords.net 

 *Note: If submitting a short story, submit entire story, up to 25K, same guidelines as above.

*Disclaimer: If  you have not read or do not enjoy reading romance novels, please think carefully before submitting.

Royalty rate is 25% of Gross for single author titles.

All published titles will be in eBook format