Grimoire Books, a division of Secret Cravings Publishing, is dedicated to producing quality fiction of the sci-fi and fantasy genres while providing a pleasant publishing experience for readers and authors alike. We accept works of any sub-genre, short and long, that fall under the sci-fi/fantasy umbrella*. While we are primarily an e-book publisher, all of our novels over 50,000 words will also be offered in print format. Our e-books are published in a variety of formats, specifically EPUB, MOBI, LIT, HTML and PDF.
Our standard 40% of the cover price is paid monthly based on gross e-book sales. We pay 30% on gross third party sales. Our terms of contract are for the standard three years and require full digital. 35% royalties will be paid on copies purchased directly from our printer 20% will be paid on print copies sold through Amazon. Contracts are negotiable.
Authors are not required to pay for any editing or promotional services. We are not a vanity press or self-publishing company.
We are seeking high quality original short stories, novellas, and novels that have never been published before, at a minimum of 5,000 words. We do, however, accept reprints and self-published works. You must show us your terminated agreement(s) and letter stating your termination with whomever you have published with in the past.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Please notify us in your query if you have submitted your manuscript to other companies as well as ours.
All manuscripts must be formatted with 12 Times New Roman font, 1.5 spaced, 0.3 indent and please include your name, address and email address on your manuscript. Although we have editors on staff to make your book ready to publish, please self-edit your manuscripts before submitting them for consideration. Also, please make sure your name and contact information is on your manuscript when submitting; we will not accept a submission with no contact information.
Manuscripts with graphic content should be specifically marked as such and all authors must be over the age of 18.
Please send query letter with your contact information, word count, synopsis, and completed manuscript to mailto:beckyhollada%40secretcravingspublishing.com. If you do not receive aconfirmation email stating we have received your manuscript, please resend it.
If you have questions about the company, please feel free to emailmailto:publisher%40secretcravingspublishing.com or mailto:submissions%40grimoirebooks.net. We would be more than happy to give you information about the company, our experience and our plans for promotion and distribution.
* Please note that all romantic fantasy submissions should have fantasy as the primary genre, not romance. Submissions which are primarily romance should be sent to Secret Cravings Publishing for consideration.