16 April 2011

Open to Same-S3x Submissions for "Can't Think Straight" Short Story Line: Summerhouse Publishing

Post date: 16 April 2011
Short Story Lines

Summerhouse Publishing has three special short story lines as follows:

Can’t Think Straight – same-s3x stories between 3,000 and 10,000 words.

Digital Decadence – m/f stories between 3,000 and 10,000 words.

Electronic Excess – multiple partner stories between 3,000 and 15,000 words. This line can also contain same-s3x encounters.

Formating Your Submission

When sending your manuscript, please label the .doc file as AUTHORINITIALS_TITLEOFWORK.doc. The title of your email should be Submission: TITLE by AUTHOR

* 1″ Margins All Around
* Book Antiqua – 12pt font
* Double Spaced – This should be achieved via the paragraph setup portion of your word processing program and not through additional inserted via hitting enter.
* 1/2″ Indent at the beginning of each paragraph. This should be achieved via the paragraph setup portion of your word processing program and not through the use of the tab key on your keyboard.
* There should not be additional lines between paragraphs.
* Please use three asterisks (***) centered and on its own line to separate scenes.
* Insert page breaks between chapters.
* Always spell out the chapter number. (Eg. Chapter One)
* Within the body of the email, please include your proposed blurb. (A synopsis is not required at SHP)
* The first page, in the upper left corner, should contain the following:
o Name, both real and pseudonym
o Email address
o Title
o Word Count
o Genres
o S3xual Language Level
o S3xual Content Level

Please be sure to edit your manuscript according to our Editing Guidelines prior to submission. We are not a vanity press, but we are not a traditional press, either. Full scale editing, including corrections to plot holes, excessive telling instead of showing and indiscriminate “head hopping” will not be provided by Summerhouse Publishing. While in the future we may adjust our business model to include content editing, it is not in place at this time.

We expect our authors to be diligent in the editing and presentation of their work, making sure it is as error-free as possible. If it is clear that you have not edited your manuscript prior to submission, it will be returned to you and will not be considered for publication. Upon acceptance, your manuscript will be copy edited for grammar, spelling and made to conform to house style.

Submit your FULL manuscript to submissions@summerhousepublishing.com. We will confirm receipt of your submission within forty eight hours. Please allow up to six weeks for a decision regarding your manuscript.

Royalty and Contracts

Summerhouse Publishing is a royalty paying publisher that offers royalty rates on a sliding scale based on sales volume. Sales volume includes sales from all venues upon which the work is made available.

Contact Information:

For inquiries: publisher@summerhousepublishing.com

For submissions: submissions@summerhousepublishing.com

Website: http://summerhousepublishing.com/
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