Traditional Book Publishing
Traditional Book Publishing Submissions
Submission dates -
Writers, inside the BRP umbrella, will have submission dates of April 1st to February 1st. Submissions outside the BRP umbrella will be accepted from November 1 through February 1st. Reading/contract and production time will end on November 15th. We will only be selecting 30 new "non-BRP" authors/books per year. We suggest submitting early. All manuscripts will go under a critical review and approval process - we will need to discuss your manuscript - process - interest, and intent with you by phone.
To submit your manuscript, short story, or poetry for publishing consideration, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All submissions must -
Be original manuscripts - sent in a "Word Doc" - 8.5 x 11 format - a clean, edited story with the author's name and the title should be at the top of the page - please, no special margins - your story should be indented properly - single-spaced - in a 12 font - no double spaces between paragraphs - and no headers or footers.
Work that is sent incorrectly will be sent back. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Breaking Rules Publishing but also don't want to add additional work for our formatting team.
Poetry Submissions - All submissions will be in 12 font - one poem per page with appropriate titles.
Editing: By submitting you agree to allow Breaking Rules Publishing to provide a light edit, spell check, formatting, appropriate grammar, to all stories published.
Copyrights: The author retains all copyrights to the submitted work. At the author's consent, pieces may be published online within the companies website, social media sites, blogs, and newsletters.
Please note that other publications may not accept your work as "unpublished" work. If you do subsequently publish your work in another publication, proper attribution must be given to Breaking Rules Publishing and/or Breaking Rules Publishing website. As a condition of submission, you will be required to agree to the terms of the Contributor's Agreement specifying your rights and obligations under the terms.
For purposes of privacy, if you are selected for publication, you will only be identified by your first and last name. Any other personal information will not be used. For example, you would appear in Breaking Rules Publishing magazine - The Scribe as John Doe. If you need confirmation of publication - write us at email@example.com and we can prepare a letter for you.
Many publishers don't tell you about their royalty package until the very end of your process. We're letting you know up front that we will publish your book and help you market it. We will pay royalties of 70 - 30 (in our favor) until the first 200 books have been sold. Once you have sold 200 books that situation will flip and the rate will be a 50 - 50 split. Giving you a much higher return on your work. This will also allow us to help pay for additional admin and printing costs related to your book.
Note - Royalties are paid on the last day of every month for the previous month's sales Via PayPal or Money Order. BRP is not responsible for fees on your side of the PayPal payment.
Note - You will be required to offer a valid ID - your cellphone as well as file a W-9. We will also ask to have a telephone conversation to get to know you and your writing goals.