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Call for Submissions

Excessica Publishing has recently opened its doors again to new author submissions.  They have been in the business since 2008 and they were the first successful ebook author cooperative. They have collectively grossed nearly a million dollars a year for the past four years and they offer authors 90% of their profits.

In order to allow authors to keep most of their profits, they keep their costs down by working as a cooperative that benefits all Excessica authors. Authors who submit to eXcessica are responsible for their own editing and cover art--but they do have freelance resources on hand for those services. eXcessica takes care of the formatting and uploading to distributors and the distribution of payments on a quarterly basis.

Excessica also has a marketing team who promotes your book(s) on Facebook, Twitter and other social media and shares it with review services. We offer authors the opportunity to see their work published both as an ebook and in print. We distribute to all major distributors (Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple, Google, Kobo) as well as smaller niche distributors like Excitica, All Romance Ebooks, Omnilit, Bookstrand, A-1 Adult Ebooks, and more through aggregators like Smashwords and Draft to Digital. We also offer authors the opportunity to do pre-orders on the major sites that offer it, as well as on our own site.

For authors interested in Amazon's KDP Select program, which requires exclusivity to Amazon, we offer that as well. We also publish  anthologies and boxed sets, which offer our authors a great opportunity for exposure and visibility.

We are looking for:

Excessica accepts all erotica and erotic romance, from the hottest, most taboo fiction to the sweetest fade-to-black romance. (We have a non-erotic imprint).  We are known for taking erotica that "other publishers won't touch" including dubious consent, nonconsent, mind control, extreme BDSM and incest. But we also publish sweet romance and everything in between.


We accept all lengths, from super short 2K stories to super-novels over 250K.

Stories: Under 15K
Novelettes: 15-35K
Novellas: 35-50K
Novels 50-70K
Super Novels: 70-140K
Super XL Novels: 140-250K
Super XXL Novels: 250K +


Well we had to have some boundaries!

~Underage sex—a controversial topic to say the least. Since we are based in the U.S. and considering the current political climate, we have to say that underage is defined as someone under the age of 18. So no descriptive sexual situations with underage persons will be allowed—however, allusions and reference to it happening in the past is okay.

~Rape—this is a soft boundary. We do accept some non-consent work. Submit it and we’ll see!

~Incest—there are only a few distributors who take this. We publish it via and will publish it at those sites that allow it. Pseudoincest is also accepted, and is allowed at a few more distributors, although there are some who do not take it.

~Necrophilia and bestiality—no surprise, the dead folks and the earth-animals are still off-limits, folks. Of course, this doesn’t include the UNdead (vampires) or fantastical animals (shapeshifters, werewolves, etc.)


When you submit to Excessica the first time, it’s more like an audition than anything else. You’re going to get one chance to impress us, so make it good! Once you have been accepted to our stable of authors, there are certain guidelines and a level of quality we will expect to be met, but essentially you will be allowed to submit your work without prior approval. Please make sure your first submission is the one you want to make your best first impression!

A NOTE ON EDITING: When it comes to editing, we expect you to be incredibly diligent about your work. It needs to be as error-free as possible before submission. Your manuscript will be read and reviewed for both content and errors. If your manuscript has clearly been sent to us unedited, it will be returned to you.


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