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Subject: Chick Lit publishers
Date Posted: 9/11/2009 2:32 PM ET
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Let's say you had a pretty good book idea that over the years you'd been honing and now that RDI isn't publishing any more books, which publishers would you think to possibly send it to? I've already thought of "Little Black Dress," but is there anything else that specifically handles chick lit? Post away.

ETA: I did check out 5 Spot too, but they don't take unsolicited items.

Last Edited on: 9/11/09 3:03 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 9/11/2009 3:14 PM ET
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have you read these books?

Will Write for Shoes: How to Write a Chick Lit Novel by Cathy Yardley

See Jane Write by Sarah Mlynowski and Farrin Jacobs

They give lots of good tips of how to write a novel and get it published. they talk about the different publishers, writing query letters, getting an agent, that sort of stuff. really good info, and written in a fun interesting way

Date Posted: 9/11/2009 3:30 PM ET
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Avon Trade does some pretty good chick lit...they are an imprint of Harper Collins.

Date Posted: 9/11/2009 8:26 PM ET
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I made myself a note to keep an eye out for the publishing company 5 Spot because they had several chick lit books I liked.

Date Posted: 9/12/2009 10:39 AM ET
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Downtown Press has published a lot of chick lit. It is an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Cara Lockwood and Beth Kendrick (two of my faves) have been published under Downtown Press.