Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 by whipping your manuscript into shape and submitting it for publication! There’s no time like the present to make your dream of publication a reality, and we’re here to help with our monthly roundup of publishers currently open to submissions. Take a look:
Less Than Three Press — Less Than Three Press is currently accepting submissions for their LGBTQ anthology, Silver and Gold. The anthology will feature stories starring couples with an age difference of at least ten years. All stories must have a HEA or HFN ending, and all subgenres are welcome. Learn more about the anthology and the publisher’s general submission guidelines here.
Ylva Press — Have you written a super sexy short story starring a lesbian couple? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out Ylva Press’s current call for submissions for an upcoming erotica short story anthology. All stories must be previously unpublished and written by women. Submissions are due March 15, 2015. Visit Ylva Press’s site to learn more!
Alloy Entertainment — Want to work with the teams behind hits like Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries and Gossip Girl? Yeah? Then listen up because this is for you! Alloy Entertainment is open to both agented and unagented full-length manuscripts. For The Collaborative, all submissions must be previously unpublished and they must not have been submitted to other publishing houses. For self-published authors looking to become a hybrid author, be sure to check out Alloy Entertainment – Powered by Amazon, which is open to self-published submissions. Learn more here.
Dark Hollows Press — Get in the mood for Valentine’s Day by submitting a short story to Dark Hollows Press’s A Touch of Love anthology! The collection will feature stories where people find love on Valentine’s Day. All heat levels and pairings are welcome, and all submissions must be at least 10,000 words. The deadline is January 17, so you’d best be quick!
Good Mourning Media — Fans of dystopian or post-apocalyptic stories will surely love this open call for Good Mourning Media’s No Place For Us anthology, which will include romantic stories set in post-apocalyptic worlds. While there is no minimum word count, there is a 15,000-word maximum. All subgenres and gender pairings are welcome and encouraged. Learn more here.
Wild Rose Press — Wild Rose Press is open to general submissions in romance, women’s fiction, mystery/thriller, historical fiction and erotica. For print consideration, all submissions must be at least 45,000 words long and no more than 100,000. Wild Rose is also open to submissions for their category lines, including Yellow Rose Line (modern cowboys!), Crimson Rose Line (super hot contemporary!) and they’re also looking for mainstream mysteries and thrillers. Learn more here.
Red Adept Publishing — Using their online submission form, you can submit your manuscript to Red Adept Publishing, who is looking for fantastic new stories in all fiction genres, including erotic romance! All manuscripts must be at least 30,000 words long. Learn more about their books and guidelines by clicking here.
Did we miss one of your favorite places to submit work? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check back next month for another roundup of publishers open to submissions!