Submission Calls – Totally Bound Publishing

What we're currently looking for – | Current | Free |
Manuscript Guidelines – | What we look for | What we ask for | What's not acceptable |
Additional Info – | Heat Ratings | Book Length |
In the subject box, please put Submission/Publishing House e.g. Totally Bound Publishing/Book Title/Author Name

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Introduction

The Totally Entwined Group is a royalty paying, full-service Publisher. This means that we do not charge fees to the author at any time.

We pay a royalty rate of 40% of the SRP for eBooks, 30% for audio, and 10% for print, based on our standard four year contract. Our contracts are for electronic, print, subsidiary rights, and cover worldwide territories.


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“We only accept electronic communication. So, it’s essential that you send your manuscript to us via e-mail attachment, as either a .doc, .docx or .rtf file.”

Rebecca Scott Publisher

What we are currently looking for:

We are currently accepting Erotic Romance and Sweet Romance manuscripts between 10,000 and 100,000 words in the following genres:

Action/Adventure, Alternate Reality, Angels and Demons, Bondage/BDSM, Chick Lit, Crime/Mystery, Comedy/Humour, Contemporary, Cowboy/Western, Dark Romance, Erotic Romance/Romantica, Fantasy/Fairytales, Futuristic/Sci-fi, Gods/Goddesses, Historical, Horror, Men in Uniform, Rubenesque, Ménage-à-trois or Multiple Partners/Reverse Harem, Multicultural, Older Woman/Younger Man, Paranormal, Rubenesque, Sagas, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Shapeshifters, Sweet Romance, Timetravel, Thriller, Vampires, Werewolves.

Please send your full manuscripts to submissions@totallyentwinedgroup.com with the subject line Totally Bound Publishing Submission along with a synopsis in the first instance. We look forward to hearing from you.

ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSION CALLS

BULLY FOR YOU: College Bully Romance - Release March 2020

Every playground has a bully. We’re looking for New Adult Bully Romances for our spring anthology. Whether he’s the quarterback on the college team or the know -it-all in the extra credit class, he’s determined to show who’s in charge, and it’s certainly not her, the outsider, the newcomer, the imposter. Will their animosity turn to attraction?

Word count: 10,000-15,000

Pairing: MF/MFM/RH (ages 18+)

Heat rating: Burning/Melting

Submission deadline: 15th September 2019 for a March 2020 release

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ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN: Reverse Harem Romance - Release June 2020

Spoilt for choice! We’re looking for reverse harem stories in any subgenre. Whether she’s a vampire princess, a queen in Dystopia or an everyday woman treated like royalty in her relationship, she will have at least three men to bring her fantasies to life.

Word count: 10,000-15,000

Pairing: F/MMM+

Heat rating: Burning/Melting

Submission deadline: 21st December 2019 for a June 2020 release

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SEASONAL COLLECTION SUBMISSION CALLS

A LITTLE BIT CUPID: Rom Com - Valentine's collection 2020

Cupid is aiming his arrows and we’re all aquiver – send us your romantic comedies set around Valentine’s Day for our 2020 Valentine’s collection. Whether it’s a second chance at love or a whirlwind small-town romance, we want to see your characters fall in love this Valentine’s Day.

Word count: 15 - 50,000

Pairing: Any! This collection is for both Pride Publishing and Totally Bound Publishing

Heat rating: Sweet/Burning

Submission deadline: 15th August 2019 for a February 2020 release

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RULES OF SUMMER: BDSM Romance - Summer Collection 2020

We’re looking for scorching BDSM stories to rival the summer sun. We want it all—sinfully sweet subs, masterful Doms, strict rules, and the heat of the summer.

Word count: 15 - 50,000

Pairing: Any! This collection will feature titles from both Totally Bound Publishing and Pride Publishing

Heat rating: Sizzling/Burning/Melting

Submission deadline: 31st December 2019 for a July 2020 release

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SOME LIKE IT HAUNTED: Paranormal Romance - Halloween Collection 2020

There’s something spooky keeping us up all night. Whether it’s a ghost of a lost love, a vampire hungry for a connection or a wandering spirit, we want to see your haunting love stories for our Halloween collection.

Word count: 15 - 50,000

Pairing: Any! This collection will feature titles from both Totally Bound Publishing and Pride Publishing

Heat rating: Sizzling/Burning/Melting

Submission deadline: 5th April 2020 for an October 2020 release

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NAUGHTY OR NICE?: Contemporary Romance - Christmas Collection 2020

Snow is falling, sleigh bells are ringing, and Santa is checking his list. We’re looking for contemporary romance stories set around Christmastime filled with homecomings and mistletoe, stockings and Christmas wishes. But will they be naughty, or nice?

Word count: 15 - 50,000

Pairing: Any! This collection will feature titles from both Totally Bound Publishing and Pride Publishing

Heat rating: Burning/Melting

Submission deadline: 1st June 2020 for a December 2020 release

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OPEN SUBMISSION CALLS

Bully Romance Submission Call

There’s a fine line between love and hate and these characters will ride it hard. We’re looking for infuriating heroes that eventually come good and the heroines not afraid to call them out. Whether it’s an office rivalry turned romance, a long-standing animosity or hate-at-first sight, their bickering will be so hot it sparks flames of attraction.

We’re looking for bully/enemies-to-lovers romance in any sub-genre, 10,000 words and over with a burning/melting heat rating. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

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Reverse Harem Submission Call

Why choose just one man when there are three…or more…fighting for the honour. We’re looking for reverse harem stories in any subgenre – show us your celebrated warrior princess and her men, your space crew, your adventurers. Or perhaps this extraordinary relationship plays out in an otherwise ordinary life? Whatever the setting, give us a strong heroine and the scorching hot men who won’t make her settle for just one.

We’re looking for reverse harem stories in any genre, 10,000 words and over and too hot to handle! Series and serials are also welcome. Send your manuscript, along with a synopsis.

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Men in Uniform Submission Call

Calling all doctors, firefighters, pilots and SEALs! If your hero has a uniform, we want to see him in it…and out of it! We’re looking for strong men with a passion to serve and the women who drive them wild.

The hotter the better, we’re looking for MF or MFM stories of 10,000 words and over. Series are also welcome.

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Dark Romance Submission Call

Leave your boundaries at the door. These stories should be graphic, with no holds barred. Give us a taste of the forbidden and leave us breathless with your dark romance stories. Push past every known boundary and shine a light onto the dark recesses of your deepest fantasies, for this is a world where anything goes. These stories will be intensely hot and so extreme that normal lines will not only be blurred but become non-existent. Capture fantasies, dubious consent and torturous fetishes are just a few examples of the myriad of possibilities here.

We're looking for 10,000-100,000 words stories. Series and serials are also welcome.

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Romantic Suspense Submission Call

Give us thrills, give us chills – we’re looking for romantic suspense stories that will keep us up all night. We want burning hot romance and the icy dread of looming danger. Safe houses, rogue agents, unsolved cases – and two characters who can’t deny their attraction.

Manuscripts of 10,000 words and over, series are also welcome. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

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Rom Com Submission Call

We’re looking for bright, breezy romantic comedies with heroines we can fall in love with. Whether they’re clumsy or kick-ass, a small-town girl or someone navigating life in the big city, they’ll win the hero’s heart…with maybe a bump or two along the way.

Any heat rating, from sweet to melting, will be considered and series are also welcome. 10,000 words and over. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

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BDSM Submission Call

Hot, hot, hot! What can raise the temperature more than a scorching BDSM story? Take us to the edge, push the boundaries and test the limits. Take us to that place where the deepest, most hidden desires are fulfilled, where secrets are revealed. Let your imagination run wild and show us how special that Dom/sub dynamic can be.

We're looking for stories with a burning/melting heat rating, between 10,000-100,000 words. Series and serials are also welcome.

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Lust Bites

Short stories

These are our short stories between 10-15,000 words. They may have a theme or they may be stand alone short stories depending on what we have running, but all will come under the banner of ‘Lust Bites’. These short stories must meet our regular guidelines:

  • 10-15,000 word count per story
  • Any genre
  • Very erotic – the hotter the better: burning/melting (see our heat rating info)
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Sexy Snax

Novellas

These are our branded novellas between 15,000 – 30,000 words. They may have a theme or they may be stand alone short stories depending on what we have running, but all will come under the banner of ‘Sexy Snax’, although each story will have its own cover. No series books will be considered for the Sexy Snax line. These novellas must meet our regular guidelines:

  • 15,000-30,000 word count per story
  • Any genre
  • Very erotic – the hotter the better: burning/melting (see our heat rating info)
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Free Stories Submissions

All Totally Bound Publishing authors who would like to showcase their work and allow our readers to try out their stories can place them with us. We’ll edit the manuscript for you, and your readers can read it for FREE.

Submissions are open

Submit the full story plus synopsis.

When submitting, please enter “Free Story Submission” in the email subject line.