QSFer Natsuya Uesugi has a new MM sci fi Yaoi book out: The nineteen year old, amateur manga artist Noiz is partnering with bestselling science fiction writer Shiro Ijima to … Read more
FOR EVERYONE Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Lex Chase, revisited after last year: 2017 was a big Bucket of Suck. Let’s focus on the new. What are your goals … Read more
Ariela Barer, who stars in Marvel’s Runaways series, has come out as queer on social media. Barer’s Twitter and Instagram accounts have always hinted at her sexual orientation, with references … Read more
The Dark magazine is a monthly online magazine devoted to horror, dark fantasy, and experimental fiction that frightens. They pay 3¢/word for first world rights on original fiction up to 6,000 words. They’re open to submissions year-round.
Circlet Press, the world’s leading publisher of erotica for geeks, is planning a themed anthology of short erotic stories inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
The call notes that Poe was not only a pioneer of the horror genre, but also sci-fi and detective fiction. Stories can take place in any time period and can fall within any speculative fiction genre as long as the story is erotic and inspired by Poe’s oeuvre.
Queer romance publisher JMS Books is launching a new series of romance novels and novelettes centered on games: card games, board games, role-playing games, sports, crossword competitions— if it’s a game, they’re game. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself.) Read the full post on Dale Cameron Lowry’s blog for writers.
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 the full post on Dale Cameron Lowry’s blog for writers.
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. Read the full post on Dale Cameron Lowry’s blog for writers.
The First Line is a quarterly literary magazine featuring diverse stories that all begin with the same sentence. Pays up to $50 per story. Read the full post on Dale … Read more
Factor Four Magazine wants flash fiction—stories of 2,000 or fewer words—in the science fiction, fantasy, supernatural, and superhero subgenres. Their first issue is due out April 2018. Read the full post on Dale Cameron Lowry’s blog for writers.