Submission Call: Third Flatiron wants spec fic for “Hidden Histories” Due Jan. 31; pays 6¢/word

Third Flatiron releases quarterly speculative fiction anthologies centered on a predetermined theme. Submissions are open through Jan. 31 for its spring-summer 2019 anthology, Hidden Histories. Pays 6¢/word. … Read more

Submission Call: The First Line accepting submissions for spring issue Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50

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The First Line is accepting submissions for its Spring issue. In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, it’s giving authors the option to choose from first lines that appeared in earlier issues of the magazine. Due Feb. 1, pays $25–$50. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants male-male BDSM romances Submit anytime; pays royalties

Gay romance publisher Dreamspinner Press is accepting novel and novella manuscripts for its contemporary BDSM book line. Submit anytime; pays royalties. … Read more

Submission Call: SynCyr Publishing seeks short romances for Queers in Kilts Due April 30, 2019, pays 60% of net royalties split between authors

SynCyr Publishing wants short romance stories for the upcoming anthology Queers in Kilts. They will consider all types of romances featuring queer-identifying characters. Due April 30, 2019; pays 60% of net royalties split between authors. … Read more

Submission call: JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances about missed connections Due March 31, 2019, pays 50% royalties

Queer romance press JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances in all subgenres for its Missed Connections book collection. Due March 31, 2019, pays 50% royalties. … Read more

Submission call: Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary male-male romance novellas featuring altruistic heroes Submit anytime; pays royalties

Male-male romance publisher Dreamspinner Press wants contemporary romance novellas featuring altruistic heroes for its Sharing is Caring book line. … Read more

Submission call: Wizards in Space wants short stories, essays, poetry, art, and comics for upcoming issue Due January 15, 2019, pays $30

Wizards in Space Literary Magazine invites submissions of short fiction, essays, poetry, and black & white visual stories in multiple genres for its fourth issue. The theme is “space and place.” Due Jan. 15, pays $30. … Read more

Submission call: JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances about dating Due February 28, 2019, pays 50% royalties

Queer romance press JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances in all subgenres for its Date Night book collection. Due February 28, 2019; pays 50% royalties. … Read more

Call for Submissions: Carina Press seeks erotic romance novellas Pays royalties; submit anytime

Carina Press has an ongoing call open for short erotic romances from 10,000 to 25,000 words that feature pairings and multiples of all gender combinations. Pays royalties; submit anytime. … Read more

Submission call: Less Than Three Press wants paranormal romances featuring shifters with disabilities Due Jan. 31, 2019; pays royalties

Less Than Three Press is looking for paranormal LGBTQIA romances featuring shifters with disabilities for its upcoming Bound By Nothing book collection. Due Jan. 31, 2019; pays royalties. … Read more