Submission Calls – Totally Bound Publishing

What we're currently looking for – | Current | Free |
Manuscript Guidelines – | What we look for | What we ask for | What's not acceptable |
Additional Info – | Heat Ratings | Book Length |
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Introduction

The Totally Entwined Group is a royalty paying, full-service Publisher. This means that we do not charge fees to the author at any time.

We pay a royalty rate of 40% of the SRP for eBooks and 10% for print, based on our standard four year contract. Our contracts are for electronic, print, subsidiary rights, and cover worldwide territories.


Submission Calls – Totally Bound Publishing

“We only accept electronic communication. So, it’s essential that you send your manuscript to us via e-mail attachment, as either a .doc, .docx or .rtf file.”

Rebecca Scott Publisher

What we are currently looking for:

We are currently accepting Romantica, Erotic Romance and Sweet Romance manuscripts between 10,000 and 100,000 words in the following genres:

Action/Adventure, Alternate Reality, Angels and Demons, Bondage/BDSM, Chick Lit, Crime/Mystery, Comedy/Humour, Contemporary, Cowboy/Western, Dark Romance, Erotic Romance/Romantica, Fantasy/Fairytales, Futuristic/Sci-fi, Gods/Goddesses, Historical, Horror, Men in Uniform, Rubenesque, Ménage-à-trois or Multiple Partners/Reverse Harem, Multicultural, Older Woman/Younger Man, Paranormal, Rubenesque, Sagas, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Shapeshifters, Sweet Romance, Timetravel, Thriller, Vampires, Werewolves.

Please send your full manuscripts to submissions@totallyentwinedgroup.com with the subject line Totally Bound Publishing Submission along with a synopsis in the first instance. We look forward to hearing from you.

SEASONAL COLLECTION SUBMISSION CALLS

WE THREE KINGS: Menage, Reverse Harem Romance - Christmas Collection 2021

    Who needs Christmas presents when these three men are the gifts? We’re looking for sinfully sexy stories set around Christmastime, featuring three handsome heroes who are sure to top anyone’s wish list. Whether it’s a couple-turned-throuple, or three men uniting for the first time (Pride), or a reverse harem centred around one woman (Totally Bound) we want to experience the joy of the season…times three!

    Word count: 30 - 50,000

    MMM/MMMF (RH)/Multiple Partners. The collection will feature books from Pride Publishing and Totally Bound Publishing, but we are looking for three men in each book.

    Heat rating: Burning/Melting

    Submission deadline: 15th July 2021 for publication December 2021

    Send submission

    S.W.A.L.K - Men in Uniform - Valentine’s Collection 2022

      This Valentine’s Day we’re looking for military-themed stories, whether it’s a soldier returning home to rekindle his first love or two SEALs finding their covert hook-ups mean more than either could have expected. Starched uniforms and scorching encounters, camo and clandestine meetings, we want romance…but make sure it’s sealed with a loving kiss.

      Word count: 30 - 50,000

      Pairing: Any! This collection will feature books from Totally Bound and Pride Publishing.

      Heat rating: Sizzling/Burning

      Submission deadline: 1st October 2021 for publication February 2022

      Send submission

      Enemy Territory – Enemies to Lovers - Spring collection 2022

        It’s time to go deep behind enemy lines. We’re looking for the heroes from the wrong side of the track – bikers or mob bosses, these men know how to get what they want, and it’s not often anyone disobeys their commands. But what will they do when challenged by an enemy, or when that burning animosity starts to turn to desire? This collection will feature motorcycle clubs, gangs or mafia cartels with an enemies-to-lovers trope, any pairing (or more!)

        Word count: 30 - 50,000

        Pairing: Any! This collection will feature books from Totally Bound and Pride Publishing.

        Heat rating: Burning/Melting

        Submission deadline: 1st January 2022 for publication April 2022

        Send submission

        Her Harem – Reverse Harem - Summer collection 2022

          It’s going to be a long, hot summer and it’s going to take more than one man to quench her thirst. We’re looking for reverse harem stories set in the heat of the summer, where scorching days turn into burning hot nights and there’s no chance of running out of entertainment. Bully romance stories are also welcome in this collection.

          Word count: 30 - 50,000

          Pairing: Reverse Harem/MFMM+

          Heat rating: Burning/Melting

          Submission deadline: 1st March 2022 for publication July 2022

          Send submission

          A Wolf in Billionaire’s Clothing – Shifters - Halloween Collection 2022

            We can’t get enough of those seriously sexy shifters – and when they’re billionaires to boot? They might be a little scary, but they’re definitely more of a treat than a trick. Whether he’s a slick businessman with a feral secret or alpha of a prosperous pack, we want to meet him and the mate who tames his wild side.

            Word count: 30 - 50,000

            Pairing: Any! This collection will feature books from Totally Bound and Pride Publishing

            Heat rating: Sizzling/Burning

            Submission deadline: 1st July 2022 for publication October 2022

            Send submission

            Secret Santa – Contemporary - Christmas Collection 2022

              It’s Christmastime, and there are bigger surprises waiting to be uncovered than the ones wrapped up under the tree. We’re looking for characters with secrets – are they special agents, or do they have a hidden identity? Are they a secret service operative torn between their mission and their heart, or running towards new love from a past they’re desperate to escape? It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but these secrets could have heart-breaking consequences.

              Word count: 30 - 50,000

              Pairing: Any! This collection will feature books from Totally Bound and Pride Publishing

              Heat rating: Sizzling/Burning

              Submission deadline: 15th September 2022 for publication December 2022

              Send submission

              OPEN SUBMISSION CALLS

              Billionaire-Werewolf Romantica Submission Call

                Shifters + Billionaires = hot, hot, hot!

                We’re combining two of our favourite genres for something seriously sexy. Is he a brooding billionaire with a secret shifter side, or a benevolent Alpha using his wealth for the good of the pack? With wealth comes power but danger too – is his wolf an asset or a curse? And can he find someone to love him for who he truly is?

                Word count: 50-80,000 words

                Paring: MF, MFM, Reverse Harem

                Series preferred, single books also considered.

                Heat rating: burning/melting

                Please send your manuscript plus a synopsis to submissions@totallyentwinedgroup.com.

                Send submission

                Billionaire Submission Call

                  He has everything money can buy, but is there someone out there who can steal his heart?

                  We’re looking for contemporary billionaire stories – whether he’s inherited his riches or has built his own empire, we want a hero who knows his worth and a heroine who’s one in a billion. Private jets and multi-million dollar business deals, penthouse apartments and luxury getaways, philanthropy and boardroom meetings – shows the life and love of the rich and famous.

                  We’re looking for contemporary billionaire romance 50 - 80,000 words with a burning/melting heat rating.

                  Pairing MF, MFM, Reverse Harem

                  Series preferred, single stories considered

                  Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                  Send submission

                  Royals Submission Call

                    Wanted: the throne. Whether it’s a prince falling for one of his subjects, a princess with a secret courtier lover, or a royal feeling the pressure to wed ahead of a coronation – we’re looking for romantic stories dripping in jewels and ceremony. Will they be forced to choose between serving their country or their heart?

                    Either the hero or heroine (or both!) could be titled, contemporary setting.

                    We’re looking for 50 - 80,000 words with a burning/melting heat rating.

                    Pairing MF, MFM, Reverse Harem

                    Series preferred, single stories considered

                    Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                    Send submission

                    Mafia Bad Boys Submission Call

                      Fiercely loyal and protective of their own, these mobsters will stop at nothing to do what is best for their family. We’re looking for gritty stories of bad boys turning good – or being very, very bad – and the women who get their hearts racing faster than any dirty deal.

                      We’re looking for 50 - 80,000 words with a burning/melting heat rating.

                      Pairing MF, MFM, Reverse Harem

                      Series preferred, single stories considered

                      Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                      Send submission

                      Athletes & Celebrities Submission Call

                        The world of sport and celebrity go hand in hand, and these superstars are playing the field. Whether they’re top of their game on the court, stage, or set, they know they’re the one to beat. We’re looking for contemporary stories featuring athletes or celebrities and the women who love them.

                        We’re looking for 50 - 80,000 words with a burning/melting heat rating.

                        Pairing MF, MFM, Reverse Harem

                        Series preferred, single stories considered

                        Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                        Send submission

                        Dominance/submission Call

                          Hot, hot, hot! What can raise the temperature more than a scorching BDSM story? Take us to the edge, push the boundaries and test the limits. Take us to that place where the deepest, most hidden desires are fulfilled, where secrets are revealed. Let your imagination run wild and show us how special that Dom/sub dynamic can be.

                          We're looking for stories with a burning/melting heat rating, between 10,000-100,000 words. Series and serials are also welcome.

                          Send submission

                          Bully Romance Submission Call

                            There’s a fine line between love and hate and these characters will ride it hard. We’re looking for infuriating heroes that eventually come good and the heroines not afraid to call them out. Whether it’s an office rivalry turned romance, a long-standing animosity or hate-at-first sight, their bickering will be so hot it sparks flames of attraction.

                            We’re looking for bully/enemies-to-lovers romance in any sub-genre, 10,000 words and over with a burning/melting heat rating. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                            Send submission

                            Reverse Harem Submission Call

                              Why choose just one man when there are three…or more…fighting for the honour. We’re looking for reverse harem stories in any subgenre – show us your celebrated warrior princess and her men, your space crew, your adventurers. Or perhaps this extraordinary relationship plays out in an otherwise ordinary life? Whatever the setting, give us a strong heroine and the scorching hot men who won’t make her settle for just one.

                              We’re looking for reverse harem stories in any genre, 10,000 words and over and too hot to handle! Series and serials are also welcome. Send your manuscript, along with a synopsis.

                              Send submission

                              Men in Uniform Submission Call

                                Calling all doctors, firefighters, pilots and SEALs! If your hero has a uniform, we want to see him in it…and out of it! We’re looking for strong men with a passion to serve and the women who drive them wild.

                                The hotter the better, we’re looking for MF or MFM stories of 10,000 words and over. Series are also welcome.

                                Send submission

                                Dark Romance Submission Call

                                  Leave your boundaries at the door. These stories should be graphic, with no holds barred. Give us a taste of the forbidden and leave us breathless with your dark romance stories. Push past every known boundary and shine a light onto the dark recesses of your deepest fantasies, for this is a world where anything goes. These stories will be intensely hot and so extreme that normal lines will not only be blurred but become non-existent. Capture fantasies, dubious consent and torturous fetishes are just a few examples of the myriad of possibilities here.

                                  We're looking for 10,000-100,000 words stories. Series and serials are also welcome.

                                  Send submission

                                  Romantic Suspense Submission Call

                                    Give us thrills, give us chills – we’re looking for romantic suspense stories that will keep us up all night. We want burning hot romance and the icy dread of looming danger. Safe houses, rogue agents, unsolved cases – and two characters who can’t deny their attraction.

                                    Manuscripts of 10,000 words and over, series are also welcome. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                                    Send submission

                                    Rom Com Submission Call

                                      We’re looking for bright, breezy romantic comedies with heroines we can fall in love with. Whether they’re clumsy or kick-ass, a small-town girl or someone navigating life in the big city, they’ll win the hero’s heart…with maybe a bump or two along the way.

                                      Any heat rating, from sweet to melting, will be considered and series are also welcome. 10,000 words and over. Send your submission, along with a synopsis.

                                      Send submission

                                      Lust Bites

                                        Short stories

                                        These are our short stories between 10-15,000 words. They may have a theme or they may be stand alone short stories depending on what we have running, but all will come under the banner of ‘Lust Bites’. These short stories must meet our regular guidelines:

                                        • 10-15,000 word count per story
                                        • Any genre
                                        • Very erotic – the hotter the better: burning/melting (see our heat rating info)
                                        Send submission

                                        Sexy Snax

                                          Novellas

                                          These are our branded novellas between 15,000 – 30,000 words. They may have a theme or they may be stand alone short stories depending on what we have running, but all will come under the banner of ‘Sexy Snax’, although each story will have its own cover. No series books will be considered for the Sexy Snax line. These novellas must meet our regular guidelines:

                                          • 15,000-30,000 word count per story
                                          • Any genre
                                          • Very erotic – the hotter the better: burning/melting (see our heat rating info)
                                          Send submission

                                          Free Stories Submissions

                                          All Totally Bound Publishing authors who would like to showcase their work and allow our readers to try out their stories can place them with us. We’ll edit the manuscript for you, and your readers can read it for FREE.

                                          Submissions are open

                                          Submit the full story plus synopsis.

                                          When submitting, please enter “Free Story Submission” in the email subject line.