As a boutique publisher, Twenty or Less Press is looking to build long-term relationships. If you’re an author wanting highly-specialized guidance and a one-on-one relationship, then we just might be the house for you.

We accept submissions of short stories (20,000 words or less) and novella and novel length (20,001 words to 90,000 words) in all fiction genres including romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, speculative fiction, and women’s fiction for electronic publication only. (Works containing erotic elements should be submitted to Sybarite Seductions.)

Send an email to with the following information:

Subject: Genre (or Story Line) Query Story Title

Body: Brief description of the story, personal contact information and relevant writing background information. (The description is necessary for directing the story to the proper editor. Submissions neglecting to include this information may be returned without consideration. ) 

For an example, visit the Writing a Query entry on our blog.

Attachments: size 12 font, double-spaced documents of type *.doc, *.docx and *.rtf are accepted. Please include a title page with contact information. For novellas and full-length, please include a brief 1 to 3 page synopsis and the first three chapters only. 

Please allow 8-12 weeks for a response. Rejected submissions will include a personal note detailing the reasons for rejection.

Please note Twenty or Less Press is a royalty-only e-publisher. and does not offer per word rates at this time. However established authors with a solid brand or previous sales history with the press may be eligible for an advance.

Twenty or Less Press is NOT interested in stories containing depraved or illegal acts, extreme violence, excessive gore, or unnecessary profanity.


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