April 27, 2011

Now open for submissions!

We are now accepting submissions!

Your submission must meet the following criteria:

  • Romance in all sub-genres, with a strong plot, high heat level and believable conflict. We have a strong focus on erotic romance. Erotica is also accepted.
  • Maximum 35,000 words
  • Minimum 7,000 words
  • Works of other length are by special invitation only
  • No necrophilia, golden showers, rape for titillation, pedophilia, bestiality
  • A happy-ever-after, or even happy-for-now, ending is not required, though preferred
  • Manuscript must be polished and free of grammatical and spelling errors
  • We will only consider previously published works from our current authors.

Royalties are 40% of cover price if the digital copy is sold through the publisher's website or 50% of net receipts if the digital copy is sold through third party vendors. Payment is on quarterly basis via Paypal.

Send the complete manuscript and a one-page synopsis to submissions.chainedheartspub @ gmail.com . Please observe the following in the email:

1. Subject: Submission: <Title> by <Author>.

2. In the body of the email, include the following information:
    a. Legal Name
    b. Pen Name
    c. Title
    d. Word Count
    e. Genre

3. The synopsis and the manuscript should be in RTF. If the files are not in RTF format, the submission won't be read. No exceptions.

Please allow four to eight weeks for a response.