Wednesday, October 18, 2006

American Short Fiction Contest

American Short Fiction Contest

The journal American Short Fiction recently announced a new fiction
contest: first prize receives $1,000 and publication in their Summer
2007 issue. Send entries of 6,000 words or less to: Short Fiction
Contest, American Short Fiction, P.O. Box 301209, Austin, TX 78703.
December 1 deadline.

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Erotica Writers Wanted

Cobblestone Press, Online
Contact:Deanna Lee & Sable Grey. Email: admin[at]
Description: An new electronic publisher of sensual and erotic romance seeking creative storytelling and original style.

Looking for authors to set the standard of writing, with ability to weave tales of romance through strong, unforgettable characters, plots that twist and turn with layers of conflict and emotion, and a style that sets them apart from other writers in the market. Seeks stories in 3 categories - 'Wild' (Mainstream romance. Fully realized sexual relationships with no explicit language) 'Wanton' (Fully realized sexual relationships with explicit language) 'Wicked' (Fully realized sexual relationships with explicit language and themes that some readers might find disturbing or objectionable. However, these themes still have limitations, see guidelines.)

Length: Various categories from 10,000 to 100,000 words. See guidelines for details.

Submissions: By e-mail only. Send full manuscript as an attached RTF file (no other format accepted) to: submissions[at] Multiple submissions accepted.

Response: Less than 30 days.

Pay: 35% royalty on sales, paid monthly.

Rights: Electronic rights only.


Rose DesRochers