Sunday, March 20, 2011

Call for Submissions: Dormitory Heat (Lesbian Anthology)

Hello Fellows! (Fellow authors, that is...)

A lesbian erotica call for subs came across my desk so I thought I'd share it with you. Note that they're looking for paper submissions, so don't leave it to the last second like I always do LOL.
Please feel free to share and forward the following call for submissions:

Bella Books Call for Submissions
Dormitory Heat: Hot Lesbian Tales of Campus Lust
Edited by Therese Szymanski
Submission deadline: July 1, 2011 (to be published in 2012)

Ah, to be young, hot, and hopelessly in lust while surrounded by nubile
babes at one of the many great institutions of higher learning that help
to mold the future leaders of this country.

Therese Szymanski is seeking hot stories about women on campus, ?horny
sorority sisters, feisty women's studies students, queer drama dykes, we
want them all:

? From the sexy new sorority sister being initiated into the ways of her
newfound sisterhood?

? To the wide-eyed freshman theatre major learning all about trust
exercises in her freshman acting lab?

? The sexy geek learning all about extra credit in her latest women's
studies class?

? The feisty track star getting hot and sweaty in the locker room with
her teammates?

? The beautiful Japanese student exploring women's culture in the states?

?And more ?your imagination' s the limit! I want them all, so long as
they're hot stories my readers will want to read one-handed in the
bathtub, bring `em on!

Use your imagination and your very best words to craft hot stories with
great ideas, real characters and interesting situations while leaving
your reader hot, wet and wanting more. Put your all into it, but as
you're bringing onyou're your best sleaze, remember that story reigns
supreme?humor and twist endings are fun, but the stories must also be
hot and sexy. Bring on your very best and realize that typos,
punctuation, grammar, odd/incorrect POVs, and other things DO count
against you.


1) Stories should be between 2,000 and 7,000 words in length.

2) Please submit a typed, double-spaced hard copy in at least 12-point
type with one-inch margins. Preferably in a nice, readable serif font
like Times New Roman. Documents should be formatted with US standards of
8½"x11" paper, etc.

3) Characterization, plot, and story are key. (Really. I want a good,
hot story, with a believable plot and real characters!) but punctuation,
grammar and POV are important.

4) Stories must be erotic, lesbian and on topic.

5) Name, address, phone number, word count, and email address should all
appear on the first page. (If accepted, final manuscript must be
submitted electronically. )

6) Include a 50-word bio with your submission.

7) Only previously unpublished stories?or stories that have appeared on
the Internet (and can be pulled)?will be considered. (Please include
information on where and when the story was posted in your cover letter.)

8) Please include a brief cover letter with your submission.

9) Only three submissions per person please.

10) Include an SASE with sufficient postage to return the manuscript if
you would like it returned, or, if manuscript is disposable, please
state so in your cover letter.

11) Handy hint: If you don't necessarily need/want the manuscript back,
but would like to know if you've been rejected, please include a #10
SASE (that is, Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope) so we can let you know
if we're unable to use your story with a simple form letter (no feedback
can be given).

12) Email Reese at dormitoryheat at bigbadbutch. com with any questions.

Contributors will be paid upon publication and will receive two copies
of the anthology. No final decisions about stories to be included in
this anthology will be made before 1/1/2012.

Send all manuscripts to:

Therese Szymanski
3571 Far West Blvd. #122
Austin, TX 78731

Please do not send manuscripts in any way that requires a signature upon
delivery. If you enclose a self-addressed stamped postcard with your
story, Szymanski will be happy to drop it in the mail upon receipt.

Therese (Reese) Szymanski, the bestselling, award-winning author and
playwright of nine mystery/thrillers, four novellas, six controversial
plays and several dozen short stories, essays, articles, columns,
reviews and feature stories, is a marketing guru whose every
fiction-editing turn has been shortlisted for or won an award. She's
edited Back to Basics: A Butch/Femme Anthology, Call of the Dark: Erotic
Lesbian Tales of the Supernatural, A Perfect Valentine: Erotic
Valentine's Day Lesbian Love, Wild Nights: Mostly True Stories of Women
Loving Women and Fantasy: Untrue Stories of Lesbian Passion. You can
find out more about Reese and her work at www.BigBadButch. com.

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