Thank you for your interest in using Paperback Press as your publishing partner.

We accept electronic submissions only. Please send submissions to

Email Subject Line: The name and genre of your story. 

  • Email Body: Your legal name, your byline or pen-name (if you have one), which service interests you, a short description of your story. 
  • Please see our categories below. Determine which one best fits your story:        
  • - Micro Fiction: up to 100 words (too short to publish unless in a collection)        
  • - Flash Fiction: 100 to 1,000 words (too short to publish unless in a collection)      
  •  - Short Story: 1,000  to 7,500 words (e-book only)       
  •  - Novelette: 7,501 to 20,000 words (e-book and/or print)        
  • - Novella: 20,000 to 50,000 words (e-book and/or print)       
  •  - Novel: 50,000 and up (e-book and/or print) if your book is more than 120,000 words, you might consider making it more than one book, ie: a sequel or trilogy. 
  • Formats: We accept doc, docx, rtf, txt, wts, and odt. (These are the preferred formats by most publishers). 
  • For your submission, please include the following information on the first page of your attachment: ​ Your legal name, mailing address, phone number and email address Include your genre, word count and category. We look forward to seeing your submission. If you have questions, please email us at