How to be a Blushing Books author

Posted on September 6, 2017


Blushing Books is the oldest web-based romance and erotica publisher. Currently they represent nearly 350 professional romance authors who have met the RWA minimum guidelines.

Here’s what Blushing Books offer their authors:

  • Advance on royalties for all titles (anthologies and re-released books excluded)
  • 50 percent royalty rate rising to 60 percent for authors who write exclusively for BB
  • Titles are published in print, ebook, and audio
  • Monthly payments for active and established authors
  • Distribution through Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Apple, All Romance Ebooks, and Smashwords

Marketing & sales support includes:

  • Full-time publicist on staff
  • Blushing Books’ newsletter with a circulation of 15,000 readers
  • In-house Advance Reader Copy program
  • Weekly sales reports for active and established authors
  • Titles consistently rank in the Amazon Top 100 of all erotica categories

Blushing Books is no longer considering books that have been self-published or released with another publisher in the last 12 months unless the author is offering additional titles, or a series.

Word length:  Minimum 30,000 words
How to submit:  Submit full manuscript via the online author submission form

For a list of do’s and don’ts, plus more information read the submission guidelines: Why Should YOU be a Blushing Books’ Author?

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