Boukouture — a boutique digital publisher

Posted on January 24, 2018


Boukouture is seeking submissions!

Oliver Rhodes founded Bookouture with a vision to establish the best of a new generation of digital publishers. Rhodes spent 12 years in the publishing industry working with commercial fiction authors like Diane Chamberlain, Alex Kava, Debbie Macomber, and Victoria Fox. Now his goal is to take the best of traditional publishing and combine it with smart digital marketing and a global approach to author brands.

They focus on a small number of books with close attention to detail.

“We want each of our authors to be a bestseller — so we treat them like one. Think of us as a high end boutique publisher. Book couture.”

What are they looking for?

Entertaining fiction:  Emotional stories for smart, modern women. Books that effortlessly transport readers to another world and keep them turning the pages.

A distinctive voice: What makes your style of storytelling unique? What will readers remember about your writing? Looking for fresh, distinctive voices that stand out from the crowd.

An Author promise: Why do you keep reading your favorite authors? What will make your readers come back for the next book?

Preferred genres:

  • Contemporary Romance
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Historical Romance
  • Romantic Suspense
  • Romantic Comedy
  • Women’s Fiction
  • Chick Lit
  • New Adult
  • Young Adult
  • Erotica
  • Crime & Thriller
  • Commercial Literary
  • Fantasy
  • Dystopian
  • Multi-cultural Fiction

Word length:  40,000 to 200,000 words

Payment:  45% of net receipts royalty on ebooks

Bookouture will consider books from established authors where either digital rights were always retained by the author, or rights have reverted.

How to submit:  Via online submission form only

For more information:

Boukouture Submission Guidelines

Boukouture FAQ

Click here to add Advice from a Caterpillar to your RSS reader.

Posted in: marketing