For Authors

Welcome SapphFic Authors!

Our primary goal at I Heart SapphFic is to get more sapphic content to more readers around the globe! We have several ways to do that, depending where you are in your writing journey. Keep scrolling to find out how I Heart SapphFic can help boost your author career no matter what stage you’re at right now.

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How does I Heart SapphFic help authors?

This is a broad question we are thrilled to answer!

Subscribe to the I Heart SapphFic Author NewsletterWhether you’re just starting to write your first book or have published your 100th, you will find vital information in Writerly Wednesday, our weekly author newsletter. It contains writing and editing tips, marketing how-tos, industry trends, and more for authors at every stage.

Sign up here, and while you’re at it, come join our supportive IHS Author Forum on Facebook.


How can I Heart SapphFic help me promote my new book, whether on preorder or if it’s within the 60 days of release?

We definitely have resources you will love!

Submit a new releaseWe can add your book to our BookFinder Database and announce it to our readers in an upcoming edition of the New Release newsletter! There is no charge for this service. We will also include new audio releases of older books as long as the audio was released within the 60-day time limit. Find out all about how to submit a new release here.

Not your first rodeo? You can go straight to the submission form here.


How can I Heart SapphFic help me promote my backlist?

We know how to make your backlist work for you!

We offer many opportunities for promoting your books well after the champagne from your launch party is gone. If your book is not yet in the BookFinder, filling out this form should be your first step. After that, go to our Ongoing Promotional Opportunities page to find out all the free resources available through I Heart SapphFic to help promote your backlist books.


How can I get involved with your special sales and events?

We’d love for you to join us!

We organize an annual FREE BOOK event and MEGA SALE, plus three 99c sales per year. These are multi-author events with a huge reach. Find out about upcoming special events here. If there’s no upcoming event that fits your timeline, see the above link for ongoing promotional opportunities that might work for your sale or free book.

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Dear Authors, the clock is seriously ticking on 2022 and if you want your book(s) involved in the End of Year 99c Blowout Sale the deadline to submit is December 16th! At IHS Headquarters, we’re busy organizing the 2023 IHS Reading Challenge. We’ve mapped out 39 of the 100 categories and we’re crafting new ways […]

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