16.Give us your elevator pitch. What can you say that will convince our subscribers tosubmit to your press?
Crimson Edge is seeking serious writers. We know you have crafted your manuscript withblood, sweat, tears, and coffee stains. We know you have written, edited, and
rewritten untilyour eyes were bloodshot and your fingers were calloused. We know you have battled yourdarkest demons while shunning those who showered you with
false praise. Be forewarned, wewill do the unthinkable. We are going to ask you to go one more round. Crimson Edge aims tohave your tale stand against the test of time.
If you want to take an adventure of a lifetime, thensubmit your manuscript to our press.
17.What do you look for from a manuscript? How do you decide what to publish?
Submissions are first received by our Acquisitions Editor, who reviews the manuscript forcontent, development, and the potential of the proposal/author. We are looking
for manuscriptswhich would complement our current publications and reach our target audience.
18.Do you charge to publish anyone? How are royalties decided?
We do not charge our authors to publish them. Royalties for our authors are above-average forthe industry standard.
19.What does Crimson Edge Press provide for an author? Is marketing part of yourpublishing plan?
Crimson Edge provides detailed, editing services [developmental, copyedit, & proofreading],custom cover design, social media goodies, distribution channels, access to
specialized blogtours, writing groups, and promo groups. Though, every small press requires the author to havesome accountability in marketing, Crimson Edge does
the majority of the legwork of marketing.The writer needs to focus on writing.
COMING MARCH 8, 2016
As you can see, Crimson Edge Press follows the same sense of giving and growth as Our Write Side does. We know they will be a great addition to the site and make a wonderful affiliation for our writers and readers alike.
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Stephanie AyersA published author with a knack for twisted tales, Stephanie Ayers is the Executive Creative Director of OWS Ink, LLC, a community for writers and readers alike. She loves a good thriller, fairies, things that go bump in the night, and sappy stories. When she is not writing, she can be found in Creative Cloud designing book covers and promotional graphics for authors.