Vagabondage Press, LLC
PO Box 3563, Apollo Beach, Florida 33572
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Submission Guidelines for Vagabondage Press
Novels, Novellas and Novelettes.
We are currently open to submissions of novel, novella and novelette length fiction for stand-alone publication in digital form,
with possible consideration for print publication. We are interested in literary fiction, women's fiction, erotica, romance,
fantasy, magical realism, and humor. Other genres will be considered on a case by case basis.
Vagabondage Press accepts queries all year round for these works and only accepts these through our submissions
management program. Click above to submit.
What We're Looking For:
We are currently seeking well-written fiction of 12,000 to 100,000 words that explores the human experience for digital
and/or print publications. We are interested in literary fiction and literary quality, non-typical genre fiction, to include romance,
fantasy, magical realism, young adult, horror and LGBT works. We are interested in work that is slightly off the beaten path,
non-formulaic, with quirky twists.
By submitting your work, you guarantee that it is your own original work, you hold the copyright, that it does not infringe on
existing copyright material, is not libelous and has not be previously published in any form.
Vagabondage Press LLC is a royalty paying digital and print publisher. We offer a generous royalty package that includes:
Direct sales from our website: Digital - 50% of our set cover price. Print & Third Party Vendors - both digital and print: 50% of net after print, distribution costs, and
Vagabondage Press LLC maintains the right to set cover price as well as issue discounts and sales incentives and to place author's work in libraries or other non-paying
venues for the purpose of promoting the author and publisher.
We require exclusive World-wide English digital, print, and audio rights, negotiable at the end of two years and annually thereafter.
Royalty payments will be issued semi-annually.
Novelette: 12,-25,000 words
Novella: 26,000-50,000 words
Novel: 50,000 +
Promotion and Distribution:
Vagabondage Press will edit, format and provide cover art for all accepted manuscripts. The work will be distributed through major eBook retailers, such as Amazon,
B&N and Apple iBookstore, as well as smaller, independent eBook sellers and library aggregate distributors.
We promote and advertise Vagabondage Books in general, and will work with each of our authors to promote their work in a collaborative fashion so that each book
has an individual promotion plan in place before release. Although we advertise and promote Vagabondage Books, we do expect our authors to work with us to help
promote their books in a cooperative fashion.
To Submit Work: Use the submission form (CLICK HERE) to send work. We do not accept emailed or snail mailed queries or manuscripts. On the first page of your
attached manuscript, add your cover letter including a pitch statement about your piece, a brief synopsis (including the ending), the word count, the genre and some
information about yourself. Please list any prior publication credits, but don't be intimidated if you have none. We welcome unpublished authors. Although we can't
guarantee a reading, you do not need to query - feel free to attach the entire manuscript with the initial descriptive cover letter, synopsis and pitch.
Formatting Your Manuscript:
1) Author name/pen name, address, phone number, email address, title, word count, and brief synopsis
should appear on the first page.
2) Word document (.doc) and Rich Text Files (.rtf) only - no pdf's, .wps or .docx files.
3) Times New Roman or Arial font, 11-12 pt.
4) All subsequent pages should have your name, title and page number in the header.
Please allow 60 days or more for review. It is our policy to respond to all queries, so if you haven't heard from us in 60 days, please feel free to inquire.
We accept simultaneous submissions, but please withdrawal your piece by signing into the submissions manager and removing it from the queue as soon as possible..
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at email@example.com