About

ROADSIDE PRESS


Regular Staff
Publisher/Editor: Michele McDannold
Proofreader/Reviewer: Alex M. Stein
Copywriter/Public Relations: Zack Kopp

We are currently CLOSED to unsolicited submissions. Please check back during our annual reading period for more submission information.
Open Reading Period in May for non-poetry, June for poetry
We accept unsolicited submissions during our open reading period for full-length manuscripts of all genres. Response within one month. No reading fees, ever.
submissions should include a synopsis and previous publication experience (a short bio). submissions, queries or questions to email at roadsidepress01@gmail.com

TERMS OF PUBLICATION
Payment: Twenty-five author’s copies and a 50 percent discount off the list price for additional copies

Publisher shall pay Author the following royalties on each copy of the paperback edition sold by Publisher through regular wholesale and retail channels: 10% of the list price.

Ebook Rates.
(3 months after release of print book)
Publisher shall pay Author royalties on each copy of the verbatim text electronic edition of the Work equal to 30% of the Publisher’s net receipts on all copies sold. Author shall have the right to renegotiate Ebook rates with the Publisher, if after two years from the date of initial publication of the Work in any format, the industry standard Ebook Rate is higher than 30% of net receipts, and Publisher shall engage in these negotiations in good faith. The Publisher further agrees to revert electronic rights if the parties are unable to reach an agreement on a new rate after 30 days.

Audiobook Rates.
(as soon as possible but no later than 6 months after release of print book)
Publisher shall pay Author the following royalties on any physical audio recording of the verbatim text of the Work, less actual returns (subject to Subsection 5(e)): 50% of the Publisher’s net receipts.

Publisher shall pay Author the following royalties on any electronically delivered audio recording of the verbatim text of the Work: 50% of the Publisher’s net receipts on all copies sold.

Large-Print Rates.
(if)
On all copies of a large-print edition of any Work sold in the U.S.: on the first 5,000 copies sold: 10% of the Retail Price; on the next 5,000 copies sold: 12.5% of the Retail Price; and on all copies in excess of 10,000 copies sold: 15% of the Retail Price.

SCHEDULE OF ACCOUNTING/PAYMENTS
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DISTRIBUTION METHODS: all Roadside Press titles will be available for order through Amazon Expanded Distribution and through our sister company Magical Jeep Distributing at magicaljeep.com