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We are not currently accepting new submissions.

We are looking for original, unpublished works.Out-of-print titles that are part of a series will be considered if the material is still current. We prefer unagented authors.

We work with our authors to grow their platforms and make their books a success. Together we will create well-thought out marketing plans and expect our authors to take active roles in promoting their titles. 

Still interested? Then please follow our guidelines carefully lest you wind up in the Trash file, never to be seen again.


Mysteries, thrillers, suspense, or literary romance novels that set themselves up to be part of a series.

Creative fiction, literary ficiton, and creative non-ficiton are also of interest.

No excessive violence or explicit sex. Word counts between 40,000-90,000 words.

Check out our books or some of the following authors/series from other publishers:

Mystery / Thrillers: Robert B. Parker’s Spenser series, Diane Mott Davdison’s Goldie Schultz series, or Nevada Barr’s Anna Pigeon series.

Literary Fiction: Anne Tyler, Kaye Gibbons, Amy Tan, or Anita Shreve.

Creative Non-fiction: Anna Quindlen or Judith Viorst would be a good examples of what we're looking for.

Any of the above will give you a feel for our preferred styles of writing.

What should I send?

Email us a concise cover letter (no more than 2 pages) plus a 200 - 300 word synopsis, and first 3 chapters to: Editorial@BuddhapussInk.com.  Use Arial or similar 12 point font, double-spaced.

If you’ve done your work well, and submitted an intriguing cover letter, brilliant marketing plan, and three sparkling chapters, we will contact you for more.

When will I get a response?

If we are intrigued, responses will follow within three to five months. We respond only if interested.

We look forward to hearing from you.

~ The Editorial Staff