About Us

Our Story


Every family has a story.

Ours is no exception.

Severn River Publishing was founded by military veterans and family members who shared a love of story. We are made up of mothers and fathers, authors and bookworms, soldiers and aviators. And most importantly, military spouses.

Good stories helped pass the time during those long deployments and tough training. Reading books while sweating in a tent or rocking on a ship halfway around the world. Late at night when our spouse was gone. We read.

Stories help us get through the tough times. They provide a satisfying form of relaxation during the good times. Whether it’s for a momentary escape, or a deeper connection to the human experience. We believe that reading and sharing stories are some of the best ways to spend our time.

The stories we get lost in because we have to know what happens. The stories we tell our kids when putting them to bed. The stories we recount, when remembering a loved one we knew along the way.

At Severn River Publishing, we love good stories.

We hope you enjoy ours.

The Future of Publishing


Today’s authors have more choices than ever on how to publish. Self-publishing, ebooks, and online marketing are rapidly transforming the book industry. Yet with these new opportunities comes the challenge of an increasingly competitive marketplace.


Severn River Publishing (SRP) helps our authors break away from the pack. We provide top level services in marketing, product development, and business management, using strategies that have proven successful in this new era of book publishing.

Frequently Asked Questions


What services does SRP provide?

As your publisher, we manage everything from product development to launch. This includes editing, cover design, email list management, paid advertisements, formatting, website analytics, distribution, and promotion. We also provide extensive ongoing marketing support after launch. We get your books in front of readers, and promote sales.

What are SRP royalty rates?

While each case is different, our royalty rates are very competitive. We structure our royalties so that both the author and publisher continue to see a fair share of profits as we sell higher quantities of books.

Does SRP have distribution in bookstores?

We work with distribution companies and retailers that enable access to a wide variety of bookstores. Our focus, however, is the online retailer, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, and Kobo.

How much does it cost the author to publish with SRP?

There are no author-paid fees. SRP pays for all publishing services and marketing. We intend to make money with you, not from you.

Is SRP accepting submissions?

Yes we are. Submit your MS here.

Does SRP work with agents?

Yes we do, but it is not required. We have signed both authors with agents and without.

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