A community led platform to publish your books

A community led platform to publish your books

Spire is a new digital publisher that supports you from first draft to first sale and beyond.

Earn fair royalties

Earn fair royalties

Existing self publishing options have failed authors with low royalty payouts. We believe authors deserve better.

Existing self publishing options have failed authors with low royalty payouts. We believe authors deserve better.

Develop your readership

Develop your readership

Engage your readership with a custom author profile page, merch, fan art, and more.

Engage your readership with a custom author profile page, merch, fan art, and more.

Own your work

Own your work

Your art is yours—you keep all rights and we do not require exclusivity or lock you in.

Your art is yours—you keep all rights and we do not require exclusivity or lock you in.

Leave AI behind

Leave AI behind

AI generated work is strictly prohibited, as it hurts reader experience and author visibility.

AI generated work is strictly prohibited, as it hurts reader experience and author visibility.

Play with form

Play with form

Experiment with serialized stories, full length novels, or short stories.

Experiment with serialized stories, full length novels, or short stories.

Enhance discoverability

Enhance discoverability

With niche tagging and curated lists, new readers can more easily find your work.

With niche tagging and curated lists, new readers can more easily find your work.

Earn fair royalties

Existing self publishing options have failed authors with low royalty payouts. We believe authors deserve better.

Develop your readership

Engage your readership with a custom author profile page, merch, fan art, and more.

Own your work

Your art is yours—you keep all rights and we do not require exclusivity or lock you in.

Leave AI behind

AI generated work is strictly prohibited, as it hurts reader experience and author visibility.

Play with form

Experiment with serialized stories, full length novels, or short stories.

Enhance discoverability

With niche tagging and curated lists, new readers can more easily find your work.

Introducing Spire Beta Matching

Introducing Spire Beta Matching

Introducing Spire Beta Matching

Spire sources beta readers within your genre and facilitates the feedback process.

Participation is 100% optional for those wishing to publish with us.

Spire sources beta readers within your genre and facilitates the feedback process.

Participation is 100% optional for those wishing to publish with us.

Spire sources beta readers within your genre and facilitates the feedback process.

Participation is 100% optional for those wishing to publish with us.

Spire sources beta readers within your genre and facilitates the feedback process.

Participation is 100% optional for those wishing to publish with us.

How it works

Gain access to our community of enthusiastic beta readers for a listing fee of $10 per manuscript. We accept works of fiction, from short stories and novellas to epics.

Gain access to our community of enthusiastic beta readers for a listing fee of $10 per manuscript. We accept works of fiction, from short stories and novellas to epics.

You choose how much to compensate your reader (we recommend $20, but you can request a free reader) and pay up front.

You choose how much to compensate your reader (we recommend $20, but you can request a free reader) and pay up front.

We match you only with readers of your genre, taking into account information you provide including tropes, comp titles, trigger warnings, etc.

We match you only with readers of your genre, taking into account information you provide including tropes, comp titles, trigger warnings, etc.

We coordinate with readers, protecting your manuscript, and send you their feedback within 21 days via Spire's Reader Response Form (or your own custom form).

We coordinate with readers, protecting your manuscript, and send you their feedback within 21 days via Spire's Reader Response Form (or your own custom form).

Satisfaction Guarantee: we are dedicated to providing high-quality matches and feedback.
If you are dissatisfied, we are happy to provide a 100% refund.
Satisfaction Guarantee: we are dedicated to providing high-quality matches and feedback. If you are dissatisfied, we will do everything we can to make it right.

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