Call for Submissions: Mischief Corner Books wants LGBTQ+ holiday stories | Due October 1 - (Expired)

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Mischief Corner Books is looking for LGBTQ+ romance short stories and novelettes for its A Holiday to Remember anthology and for release as single stories, due out in December. The story should be “romantic, positive, and uplifting.”

  • Word Count: 5,000 to 15,000 words.
  • Payment: $80-$120, depending on length.
  • Deadline: October 1, 2017
  • Format: Microsoft Word documents only. Put Author Name/Title/Page # in the upper right hand corner of each page; use 12 pt Times New Roman font, 1″ margins, 1.5-line spacing, and a .25-inch paragraph indent. Do not add spacing or tabs manually.
  • Main characters should be sexual and/or gender minorities, such as gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual spectrum, pansexual, transgender, and/or genderfluid.
  • Story should focus on a end-of-year holiday or what’s called a “winter holiday” in the Northern Hemisphere. Examples listed in the call for submissions include Winter Solstice, Yuletide, and Christmas.
  • The publishers would like to see racial diversity among the characters in the collection.
  • Do not send multiple submissions or simultaneous submissions.

For all the details, including where to send queries and submissions, please visit Mischief Corner Submission Guidelines.



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