It’s impossible for me not to love a publishing house whose motto is “Shifting rape culture one sexy story at a time.” If you’d like your sexy stories to be part of that movement, SinCyr Publishing has an open call for its upcoming anthology Owning It – Embracing Our Bodies, Sexuality, and Power, edited by S.B. Roark and Sienna Saint-Cyr. Here are the details:
What are we looking for in this anthology? Stories that include loving our bodies, embracing our sexuality, and owning our power. We’re tired of men being shamed for the size of their penis or ability to show emotion. Tired of women being told they need to smile more because their resting bitch face isn’t happy enough. Tired of power being abused, slut-shaming, and body-shaming.
We want characters with agency and relatable situations. Men dealing with toxic masculinity, a wheelchair-bound woman with a desire to pole dance, an intersexual and genderfluid character that swaps between Mommy and Daddy for their submissive. Show us power used properly. Healthy sexuality. Bodies that heat us up no matter size, shape, ability or color…
Give us characters that love who they are or learn to love who they are.
Heat level: Hot to Intense, may include Romantic Erotica
Word count: 3000-6000 words
No simultaneous submissions
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017
Send submissions to email@example.com with the anthology and your story title in the subject line. See submissions page for formatting details. Please send word docs.
Payment – 60% of net royalties split between authors.
More details at Owning It.
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