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An ebook publisher of erotica. Accepting manuscripts between 10K and 80K words as well as queries for romance and lit fic. With their newsletter, you can sign up for all future calls for submissions. They always have great anthology calls, such as:
Deadline, September 5th, 2017
Mofo Pubs is excited to announce that submissions have just opened for their fifth literary erotica anthology, Apocalypse. Pay is one cent per word.
We are in search of erotic stories centered around the theme of apocalypse. How you execute this theme is up to you—a multitude of interpretations are possible, from both the figurative to the literal end of civilization.
Apocalypse. The complete final destruction of the world (definition 1). An event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale (definition 2).
We are interested in stories that explore either definition. Stories can be set before, during, or after the eponymous apocalypse. Show us passion, annihilation, rebirth, despair, and/or hope. How would you fuck if the world were ending?
The sex needs to be raw, passionate, hot, and at the story’s center. Four-letter words are neither required nor discouraged, although we have a preference for graphic lust conveyed through beautiful prose.No hard requirements in terms of secondary genres. This theme, however, lends itself well to dystopian fiction.
Deadline, August 5th, 2017
We are in search of erotic stories centered around the theme of haunted. How you execute this theme is up to you—a multitude of interpretations are possible.
While fantastical and spooky elements are welcome, we suggest writers familiarize themselves with the full dictionary definition of “haunt” and think outside the box. For this anthology we aren’t just looking for ghosts, ghouls, and other monsters. We want to feel something that is persistently there. Something that twists the mind, invades our waking thoughts, disturbs our sleep. The characters must be haunted or haunting.
The sex needs to be raw, passionate, hot, and at the story’s centre. Four-letter words are neither required nor discouraged, although we have a preference for graphic lust conveyed through beautiful prose.
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Futurism is a broad umbrella, encompassing many elements of science fiction and fantasy. For this anthology, we are most interested in science fiction. Time travel, space travel, cultures far advanced from our own. This world, other worlds, space stations, the setting doesn’t matter.
We want adult science fiction stories in diverse settings, featuring diverse people. The “in the future all people are a uniform color of café au lait” trope does not interest us. While it is not necessary for you to describe the physical features of all your characters, we do want to know that one of your main characters is of indigenous African descent.
What Afrocentric is about:
We only publish novels in which at least one of the main characters is of indigenous African descent. People of African descent live and thrive all over the world. Yet, when it comes to the most popular literature, the settings and the characters are decidedly Eurocentric. We are here to change that. We are here to start a new movement. We are here to immerse you in the colors of the African diaspora.
They accept submissions via a form that is easy to fill out. Fiction works of 50,000 words or more, all genres except erotica. They accept erotica at Cinnabar Silk. Paying royalties of 50 percent and offering great distribution and some good marketing.
Publishes four books a year full of great short stories and poetry with beautiful artwork. They accept submissions all day every day.
Open for submission on July 1, 2014. This digital flash fiction publication accepts all genres with no content restrictions. Stories 1000 words or less are published quarterly online and in ebooks.
If you know a child who likes to read or write, or both, check out Ember. They publish a semiannual journal of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction for all age groups. Submissions for and by readers aged 10 to 18 are strongly encouraged.
Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry, where readers can find unique writing that will make them say, “This was quite unusual, but I loved it.”