JMS Books wants LGBTQ+ romances in all subgenres for its If the Shoe Fits … book collection. Shoes must be integral to the plot. The editors write:
From high heels to penny loafers, ballet slippers to snowshoes to horseshoes (why not?!), we want queer romance and erotic romance stories featuring shoes. Maybe the first thing your character notices about someone is the pair of construction boots he or she wears. Or perhaps your character has a foot or shoe fetish his or her lover indulges. How do a person’s shoes help your character find love? Maybe it’s a modern day retelling of Cinderella with his/her glass slipper, or the tale of finding the perfect pair of shoes for a special occasion and finding the perfect partner for that occasion at the same time.
Submitting to If the Shoe Fits … book collection
- Publisher: JMS Books
- Publication: If the Shoe Fits … book collection
- Publication type: ebook; stories longer than 60,000 words also go to print
- Word count: 12,000 words and up
- Payment: 50% royalties, paid quarterly
- Rights the publisher asks for: Two-year, automatically renewing contract
- Deadline: January 31, 2019
- Publication date: 2019
- Response time: “We will acknowledge submissions within 1 day and have a response to you within 4 business days.”
- Format: Rich Text Format (preferred) or Microsoft Word document, single-spaced, Arial 12-point font, indented paragraphs, no extra lines between paragraphs. See Formatting Your Submission at JMS Books Submission Guidelines for complete details.
- Will they take simultaneous submissions? No..
- Will they take multiple submissions? No. Read more about multiple and simultaneous submissions.
- Will they take reprints? They say, “We will consider previously published stories on a case-by-case basis. If your submission has been published previously, including self-published, please state the previous publisher and release date, as well as the date rights reverted back to you, in your submission cover letter.”
- Who to contact with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find more details at Submission Calls | JMS books, and don’t forget to tell them you found their submission call here!@jmsbooksllc wants LGBTQ+ romances with plots that feature shoes for its If the Shoe Fits… book collection. Due January 31, 2019; pays 50% royalties. Click To Tweet
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