Dreamspinner Press seeks gay or male-male romances for its World of Love series—”contemporary romances spotlighting the unique features, qualities, and attributes of a specific country, as well as the universality of love wherever it’s found.” … Read more
Learn how to publish a formatted ebook to Smashwords, the world’s largest independent ebook distributor. In this illustrated tutorial, I walk you through the steps I used to publish my preformatted ebook Chance & Possibility: Seven Fantastical Tales of Gay Desire. … Read more
Asta Idonea is one of my go-to writers for stories that make me smile. They’re fun and engaging, and even when she uses familiar tropes or character types as a basis, she always brings a fresh angle so that I never feel bored or like I’ve read the story somewhere else before. She has two new contemporary gay short stories out from NineStar Press this holiday season, and each is just 99¢ in the United States. Read on to learn more! … Read more
Kate Wolford of Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine is compiling an anthology of stories based on Baba Yaga, a witch from Slavic folklore who lives in a house with chicken feet, flies around in a mortar while holding a pestle, and may or may not be a cannibal.
Chicken Soup for the Soul wants true, first-person stories and poems about advice that made your life better. … Read more
Futurefire.net Publishing and the Institute of Classical Studies are looking for fantasy, horror, and sci-fi that reimagines monsters from ancient world cultures. They’re accepting fiction and poetry. … Read more
Suspense writer David Dawson tells about the hilarity that ensued when he moved to San Francisco and kept using the vocabulary he’d learned back in Britain. … Read more
MLR Press has a call out for gay romance novellas based on the strange things that can happen in the ER. Pays royalties.
BLF Press invites Black women writers to submit stories and poetry to Black to the Future, an anthology of Black speculative writing, “including science fiction, fantasy, and Afrofuturism.” The editors are Stephanie Andrea Allen, Lauren Cherelle, and Krystal A. Smith.
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Chicken Soup for the Soul wants nonfiction stories and poems for its upcoming book about the miracle of romantic love. They’re wide open to different takes on this subject, from crazy dating adventures to “amazing coincidences that led to you meeting your soul mate” to finding love again after a divorce or breakup. Stories should be true, although writers may use pen names. … Read more