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Lillium Publishing looks to publish book length manuscripts, either standalone or as part of a greater series, FICTION ONLY in the following genres:

Young Adult
New Adult

We are not looking to publish non-fiction, poetry, plays, graphic novels or anything else that is plainly not prose format. We do NOT accept unfinished or partially finished manuscripts. Please make sure your work is completely finished and polished before submitting

What we will not accept
NO pedophilia
NO incest
NO rape as titillation
NO bodily functions as sexual activity
NO necrophilia (Vampires or other “undead” are totally fine)
NO guns, knives or other weapons inserted into the body during sexual play
NO bestiality (No, your werewolf can’t get jiggy while in wolf form)

NO agent is required to submit to Lillium Publishing but represented or self-published authors are welcome.

If you think your novel would be a good fit and would like to submit it for consideration by our publishing house please first create an account on the green submissions site and submit your manuscript as an ATTACHMENT using the submission platform here.

In your attachment you should include the following:

A detailed synopsis
Three chapters of your manuscript in standard manuscript formatting

Please include all materials as a single WORD (.doc or .docx) attachment with your name and email address on each page of your submission. Please do not query us before your novel has been completed. Failure to adhere to the above format may regretfully result in rejection. We do not accept hardcopy submissions, and cannot return any that are received.

Typical Accepted Manuscript Lengths
Novel - over 40,000 words
Novella - 17,500 to 40,000 words
Novelette - 7,500 to 17,500 words
Short story - under 7,500 words

We do not accept or publish flash fiction (Stories under 1000 words) at this time.

Contract Terms

All rights are kept by the author. The author makes 100% of the sale with the exclusion of distribution fees withheld by distributors such as Amazon, Nook and Apple iBooks. Sales made on the Lillium Publishing platform are withheld exclusively by Lillium Publishing House LLC. Your books will remain in print and available for download for as long as you want them to be and you are reserved the right to pull your content from our shelves at any time following a written letter of dismissal you may request from the company. All cover artwork and editing done by the company require no fee and the rights to graphic work are given to the author at the time of creation. There are no fees or charges to work with Lillium Publishing. It is our goal to see authors published safely with zero risk and zero out of pocket payments. All accounts will be in the authors legal name, we handle none of your payments or royalties. What you make, you keep, with the exception of what is generated by the Lillium Publishing web-store.

Your materials will be distributed globally via the following channels:
Createspace (Print Books)
Page Foundery
And others upon request

Once all guidelines are met, please access our submission manager here to begin the submission process.

*Lillium Publishing is a 501 ©3 nonprofit organization under the non profit corporation Act 162 of 1982. 100% of revenue generated via promotions and book sales go to the authors, with the exception of fees retained by our online seller Amazon. Lillium edits, formats, provides cover artwork and lists the work of our authors. We also assist in setting up and maintaining all associated social media channels. Lillium works hard alongside our authors to promote and market their work. We strive for the success and satisfaction of our authors, as well as an exemplary buyer experience.

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