Carrie A. King, owner of Nextime Wireless, Nextel/Sprint has thrown in to head www.mojocastle.com. Ms. King is the Chief Executive Officer of Mojocastle Press, a publishing company with a focus on all things romantic, but an eye to all thing literary, as well. Recently, chief operations officer Stephanie Kelsey, was quoted in an article printed in the New York Times ("That Which Simmers is Not to be Dissed" Oct. 9, 2006), on the merits of romance.
While the publishing operation is new, the experience and skill of the staff is in evidence, and several writers have already made Mojocastle Press their latest home. Among those newly signed are Kensington authors Devyn Quinn and Morgan Hawke, and local Psychologist Dr. Al Carlisle.The art department also boasts some known in the industry, including USA Today bestselling author Angela Knight and the multi-talented S.L. Carpenter. A professional cartoonist, Lar DeSouza, also lends a hand, along with many other strong artists.The website, created by Marjorie Jones, CFO/Creative Designer and a nationally published romance author, opened to a limited audience, and a most appreciative one. A free full read greets arrivals upon the first visit, a treat that will be renewed periodically. Along with books, Mojocastle Press also offers an original variety of 'Diva Inspired' novelty items such as t-shirt, book bags, and coffee mugs.Submission guidelines and a copy of the actual contract are listed on the site, and submissions are open.