Short Story Book Project
Breaking Rules Publishing Short Story Book Project.
Breaking Rules Publishing does not publish previously published works.
To submit your short story to the Breaking Rules Publishing Short Story Book Project, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include your contact information, including location in the body of your email, as well as a "Word Doc" attachment of your work. We will confirm your submission within 24 hours, as well as get back to you within one week on the possibility for publishing options.
All submissions must -
Be sent in a "Word Doc" - 8.5 x 11 format - a clean, edited story with the authors name and 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. Page limit are - 5 pages min and 30 max.
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.
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. With your consent, BRP may publish of your work in future journals and publicity pieces, and other formats or contexts determined by, and at the discretion of, Breaking Rules Publishing. Please note that other publications may not accept your work as "unpublished" work.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.
The sales of each book will be held separately and independently. Royalties will be distributed on the 15th of August and February of each year. After printing costs - a 50/50 split will be in place - 50% of the sales will be split between each author of each particular book. The percentage will depend on the exact page count for each story. The remaining 50% will be held by Breaking Rules Publishing. Of that the BRP portion - 50% will go directly to administrative costs, the remaining 50% will be placed in our scholarship programs. Those authors that use the supplied discount code to purchase and sell the anthology will be given the full 50%.
Fees: There are NO charges or fees to participate in this project. BRP is not responsible for any 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..