Who We Are:
Beau to Beau Books is an e-book and print publisher of both homosexual and heterosexual fictional stories
and nonfictional works including novels,
novellas, short fiction, anthologies, and others. Originally begun
as homosexual fiction, Beau to Beau Books now
now includes heterosexual fiction and nonfiction, any and all forms
GLBT fiction and nonfiction, as well as works which are not
categorized as either, such as horror, westerns, mystery, suspense,
science fiction, etc., etc.
are always welcome.
We do not offer advances; however, we do pay royalties on sales from our
distributors approximately 30 days after the end of each quarter. Beau to
Beau Books pays 50% net on royalties earned for e-book and paperback sales.
For a sample contract, feel free to email us at
Before reading further, if you would like to become your own
publisher of e-books, it is not difficult to do so.
With a little time and the spirit of an entrepreneur, you can start your own
on-line business, whether it be e-books or another passion. If your
passion is writing, you can very easily place your own works in any or all of
the distribution outlets listed below. If you would like a detailed
"How-To" summary of how this can be accomplished, please e-mail us at
For Our Authors:
Beau to Beau Books provides the following services to authors:
- Cover Art
- Editing and Proofreading
- ISBN for your book
- Inclusion in any and all
- Distribution to on-line
The above services are at no cost to the author.
Beau to Beau Books distributes books to the
- The Apple iBookstores
- Barnes & Noble
- The Amazon Kindle Stores
- Coffeetime Romance
- OmniLit ebooks
- All Romance ebooks
- Google Play
- Rainbow ebooks (if applicable)
- Sony Reader Store
- Kobo ebooks
Print Books are available from
Beau to Beau Books accepts GLBT and heterosexual literature,
including but not limited to romance,
erotic romance, historical romance, historical erotic romance, erotica, humor, mystery,
suspense, action, adventure, drama, paranormal, fantasy, etc., fiction and nonfiction
including memoirs, in the form of short stories and novel length works.
We have a few exclusions:
Pedophilia. Specifically, sexual interaction between adults and under aged
Necrophilia. Specifically, sexual
interaction between characters and corpses. (Undead is fine; i.e. vampires)
- CONTEMPORARY – modern day
stories with strong characters
- ROMANCE and EROTIC ROMANCE
- m/m or m/f;
- EROTICA - m/m or m/f;
- SOCIAL ISSUES – fictional
and non-fictional stories which address social issues
- HISTORICAL – love stories
dating back in time which remain within the same era (no time travel).
- WESTERNS – cowboys,
ranchers, and Native Americans, etc.
- HOLIDAY STORIES –
Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Christmas (and/or other religious
- HUMOR - stories which
include a great amount of tasteful humor
- DRAMA - stories which may
or may not include romance; i.e., political, police, suspense, as well as
- MYSTERY - crime (solved
and unsolved; suspect is usually unknown)
- NONFICTION - Examples
would be "coming out stories", "abuse stories", "memoirs", as well
The above list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to query us
regarding any category not listed above.
Minimal length – 10,000 words
Maximum length – none
Submitting a Proposal:
Unsolicited manuscripts are accepted at any time via electronic file. No hard
copies or printed manuscripts accepted.
We request that you submit your proposal with the following criteria:
A QUERY LETTER (EMAIL)
- Your legal name and pen name, if
- Working Title, including Series
name, if applicable
- Completion status
- Word count (estimated or expected
word count if not completed)
– as listed above
please indicate GLBT or male/female, fiction or nonfiction
- A short summary providing an
overall summary of the story, characters, major events, climax and
conclusion. Please limit your summary to a maximum of three paragraphs.
SUBMISSION NOTES & TIMELINES:
- You will receive your submission
acknowledgment via email within four days.
- Current submission read time is
approximately one week.
- Upon review, we may request more
than the partial manuscript for the preliminary evaluation.
- A complete manuscript will be
required before a contract is offered.
- All contracts are electronically
exchanged via email or snail mail (postal service).
These Submission Guidelines are subject to change without notice.
Thank you for your interest in Beau to Beau Books. Our e-mail