Blue Ridge Literary Agency


Contemporary Romance
Romantic Comedy
Romantic Suspense/Mystery
Paranormal/Fantasy Romance
New Adult Romance
YA Romance
YA Fantasy

Small/home/online business
Success-oriented self-help

Leslie Truex began her writing career by accident. After starting a career website in 1998, she wrote two traditionally published non-fiction books, was the home business expert at (now DotDash: The Balance Small Business), and her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Personal Branding Blog, and Business 2 Community. However, her passion lies in writing fiction. She is the author of a dozen romance and mystery novels using a pen name. She is passionate about helping writers through her online community for romance writers, and as the President of the Virginia Writers Club. She's excited to work with writers in getting their works published through Blue Ridge Literary Agency.

In her spare time, she does her best to get through her TBR list, continues to write fiction, and indulges in her passion for Happy Planners.

NO Erotica

Please follow the Submission Guidelines or your query will be DELETED.


Your Query letter must include:

  • Your name (very important)
  • Phone number and E-mail address
  • Manuscript Title
  • Genre (including subgenre)
  • Word Count (NOT page count)
  • # of Points of View telling the story
  • Marketing Plans
  • For ROMANCE, please give heat level
  • 1-2 page Synopsis--tells story from beginning to end with all major events of the story

Your manuscript should:

  • be edited
  • be complete
  • be double spaced with 1" margins
  • have chapters begin on a new page
  • have chapter headings
  • be in Times New Roman font
  • be in font size 12

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