WELCOME TO DAYREADS!

AN INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER FOR INDEPENDENT AUTHORS

Hi! Have a manuscript to publish? Want to join me in business? Want to become an early reader? Just send me a note!

BOOKS

Got a book? Come publish the work of your life.

I will consider your fiction book for investing in developing, producing and promoting it. I would very much like it to be a book that helps us cope with changes in life, bigger or smaller: career, family, midlife crisis, seeking fulfillment, changing one’s personal environment, moving, retiring, coping with losses, healing and recovering.

All you need to invest is your book, your commitment and your time. We’ll get it done together.

OPEN SUBMISSION

What matters is that you love your book, you want it published and are ready to sign a publishing agreement with me. You are very welcome to submit from anywhere in the world with or without experience in book writing, if you write fiction in English, especially if you write about people going through change and transformation at a mature age; if your manuscript is complete; if you are the owner of the copyright; and if you are willing to grant me the publishing rights. Having your work published with me does not cost you anything. If your book sells, you are paid royalties on net sales.

US AND BEYOND

The English-language book market is global.

I welcome authors based in the US and beyond to submit your fiction. Bear in mind that the primary markets for the English-language fiction are the US and the UK, and the global trends are largely shaped by what works for these markets.

DEBUTS OR NOT

Are you a first-time writer? Perhaps you have published already?​ My best hope is that I will be able to offer support and team up with those, who are starting their book writing career, as well as experienced authors.​

ROYALTIES

Yes, I invest in publishing your book and pay you royalties. That is, if your book I have published is selling. And getting it sold is the whole idea of me being part of the process. Consider me as an investing project manager. The promise is to keep it clear, transparent, with no delays on my part.

ABOUT ME

My name is Dimitri Alehins and Dayreads is my baby. I am entering this endeavor from a long career in corporate communications, consulting and journalism. Technically speaking, building and running this small outlet is a step that took me some consideration, soul searching and a great deal of learning.

I believe in change and I welcome it. Change lets us open our mind, unpack our creative potential, finally pursue a dream we might have been putting off for years and conjure up something amazing. As an author, you know it better than anyone else. Discovering and digging into your creativity is an essential part of your everyday life.

I believe the technologies are here to help us free our creative souls. This is the idea behind Dayreads, an independent publishing imprint. The idea is to help independent authors, thinkers, creative people help themselves and the rest of us find our passion, find ourselves in changes.

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