Expiring Calls

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We’re collecting calls for submissions for LGBT sci fi, fantasy and supernatural stories here. If you know of one, let us know at scott@queerscifi.com.

These are calls with expiration dates. If you are looking for ongoing Calls for Submission, click here.

Submission Deadline: 4/5/17

MLR PressTitle: Unspoken Language
Genre: All Subgenres
Word Count: 10-40K
Publisher: MLR Press
Editor: Kris Jacen
Contact: special_submissions@mlrpress.com
Payment: Contact publisher
Description: There’s an unspoken language that’s just there waiting to be used. Flowers all have their own meaning: CARNATION Yellow – You Have Disappointed Me; CAMELLIA White – You’re Adorable; TULIP Red – Believe Me; and of course, ROSE Single Full Bloom – I Love You. Spring is a time for blooms to blossom and tell a story.

All stories should have flowers being given to one of the MCs (can be cut flowers, potted or planted). A reference for flower meanings can be found at http://thelanguageofflowers.com/
Website: http://www.mlrbooks.com/Submissions.php

Submission Deadline: 6/1/17

mmmTitle: Myths, Moons and Mahem
Genre: Paranormal erotica, erotic fantasy, paranormal erotic romance, fantasy erotic romance, erotic speculative fiction
Word Count: 4-6K (a little more or less ok)
Publisher: Dale Cameron Lowry
Editor: Dale Cameron Lowry
Enquires: mmm@dalecameronlowry.com
Contact: hello@sexylittlepages.com
Payment: Contact publisher
Description: As romantic or as filthy as you like. Happily-ever-afters are welcome, but not required. Three or more men engaged in erotic situations together (MMM, MMMM, etc.).

Myths, moons, and mayhem make the perfect threesome—and so do some men. Whether they’re werewolves learning how to fit into the pack, magi seeking to unlock the secrets of the stars, incubi on the prowl, or trolls guarding deep underground worlds, the heroes of this anthology will be male-identified individuals with a thirst for homoerotic group encounters.

I want stories of male ménages that fit the Halloween spirit, though they need not mention Halloween or be set at a specific time of year. Give me your stories of a fairy troupes’ lustful escapades, a ménage a trois of mythical gods, or a modern polyamorous partnership’s first encounter with magic.

Send me tales that encompass a range of diverse, fully realized characters. Unique premises, interesting plots, and innovative storytelling will get my attention. That said, I love a good trope as long as the writer approaches it from a fresh angle.

This anthology will have a Halloween release. More details on the webpage below.

Website: https://dalecameronlowry.com/mmm-paranormal-menage/