Saturday Submissions

Who knows what a submission call will bring? Better submit anyhow!

Two submissions calls for this Saturday: Haunt and Hellions, a Gothic Romance Anthology (29 days left) and Second Chances (59 days left). If you have some love to share, these submissions might be perfect for you!

 #Haunt and Hellions, a Gothic Romance Anthology

Enjoy Corpse Bride? Wuthering Heights? Dracula? Horror Addicts has an open call looking for short stories with that brooding sense, those horrific happenings, and the struggles to be with true love.

  • Deadline – October 31, 2020
  • Publication – TBD
  • Word Count – 2,000-5,000 words
  • Company: HorrorAddicts
  • Pay: $10 USD + digital contributor copy
  • Theme – The damsel in distress is not needed and HorrorAddicts is open to LGBTQIA+ stories. Must contain: an overwhelming sense of menace and dread, inclement weather, supernatural horror being or entity, a spooky location, and a time period between 1700-1940.

Second Chances 

An open call looking for finding love the second time around. Meeting an old friend and finding that absence has made the heart grow fonder ~ seeing an old crush and having the flames fanned higher – JMS is looking for LGBTQIA+ stories about love’s second chances.

  • Deadline – November 30th, 2020
  • Publication – TBD
  • Word Count – 12,000+ words* (stories over 60k also go into print)
  • Company Jims Books: a queer small press  
  • Pay:  50% net royalties
  • Theme: Any romance heat level is welcome, from sweet to erotic, and the call is open to subgenres (historical, contemporary, western, etc.), but the ending must be HEA (happily ever after) or HFN (happy for now) and not YA.

As always, please check submission guidelines for each company in case information has changed.  

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