News from the recent RWI conference in Tulsa...
Victoria Curran, editor at Harlequin Superromance, talked about the NEXT and EPIC lines and tipped attendees off that the acquiring editors are receiving a lot of submissions with wives who are dumped by their husbands. Most of the women come off looking weak. She suggested that anyone who wanted to write a NEXT sidestep this pitfall.
EPIC is seriously looking for 75,000 word family sagas.
Caitlin Alexander, an editor from Bantam, said that she, personally, would also like to see family sagas -- and vampires are still doing well.