***Me and the Muse Publishing currently accepts submissions by invitation only***
~Authors already published with Me and the Muse may submit new works any time~
Authors interested in becoming published with us, you’ll find our submission guidelines below.
Please check again soon to see if we accept submissions by new authors.
What we’re looking for:
We want exciting stories, intriguing characters and lots of love. If your book meets the following criteria, we’d love to see it:
Main character pairings: Gay / M/M / M/M+ preferred, but we’ll look at M/F / M/M/F / M/F/M, F/F, F/F/M too
Genre: romance, paranormal / shape-shifters, contemporary, BDSM
Heat Level: all heat levels will be considered
Minimum word count: 15,000
Maximum word count: 60,000 (we might consider longer works, but send an enquiry first, please)
Manuscripts / books must be content edited / free of plot holes and checked for consistency. We only accept stories written in English.
HEA / HFN ending. Cliffhangers may be accepted if the book is part of a series and all books in the series are submitted at the same time.
What we don’t want: Pornography or erotica, i.e. sex scenes without romance, scat, any form of pedophilia or incest, including pseudo-incest (step-siblings /parents /children), necrophilia and bestiality (does not apply to vampires and shape-shifters – by all means, let the guys romp to their heart’s content).
We only contract German language publishing rights. Please verify that worldwide rights are available before submitting your story.
Translation and publication is at no cost to the author and you will be paid royalties. If you would like us to consider your story for publication, e-mail the following to: email@example.com
– Put SUBMISSION your NAME and BOOK TITLE in the subject line
In the body of your email, put
– Your legal name and address
– Author name and title including series title if applicable
– Genre and main character pairing
– Heat Level
– Word count
– A short but concise synopsis including the ending (must be HEA / HFN) (300 words max)
– The full manuscript / story in .doc / .docx format
The current response time is 1-2 weeks. Please allow for 2 weeks to pass before following up on your submission. No simultaneous submissions, please. If your book is already being considered by a different publisher, do not submit it to us, and if you’ve submitted a book to us, please do not submit it elsewhere until you’ve heard from us.
For enquiries, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to help you!