We are on the lookout for original, exciting stories, with strong characters and intriguing storylines.


Our lines are:

Blue  -  Historical Fiction

Green  -  Contemporary Fiction

Black  -  Crime, Thriller or Mystery

Purple  -  Fantasy or Sci-Fi

Red  -  Romantic Fiction

Silver  -  Young Adult and Adventure

See our ‘Genres‘ page for details of each line.

Crooked {Cat} Publishing distributes ebooks to Amazon, Smashwords, and Barnes & Noble. Ebooks will be available in several formats, including PDF, Mobi, epub.

Your submission must include the following:


  • a covering letter which should briefly outline a little about the author, including details of any relevant writing history. It should indicate the genre of the story, its intended audience, and the full word count. Also, in one paragraph, it should tell us about any plans for online and offline promotional and networking.
  • the first three chapters of your novel which should not exceed 10,000 words in double-spaced. We recommend Arial or Times New Roman font – size 12 – .doc or .pages format. Please don’t send the complete manuscript.
  • a two-page synopsis which outlines all the important aspects of the story, including character development and conflict. The synopsis should indicate the outcome of the story.

Email your submission to submissions@crookedcatpublishing.com, quoting the line, title of your book and your author name in the subject line. Please choose the line you consider your work to fall under. Some lines cross, so it is important you indicate your preferred line.

We aim to respond to your submission within six weeks of receipt.