02 June 2011

Call for Gay Stories: The Boys of Summer (Starbooks Press)

Post date: 02 June 2011
Deadline: 30 September 2011

Everyone knows what happens when the thermostat hits 100! Remember those summers between semesters at the lake? How about that camping trip before your senior year in college? Did you have a summer job with a landscaping company to pay for school? Were you a lifeguard at a nud3 beach?

One cannot help but be h0rny with all those h0t young guys stripp3d to the waist, sw3ating and playing or working in the blazing sun. With so little else to remove, getting it on is never easier than on a h0t summer night!

Come on and give it to us – those H0t B0ys of Summer. We want it st3amy; we want it often; we want it good.

Your characters need to be at least 18 years old.

We are seeking well-written stories that are er0tic, not just p0rnographic. There are no limits to the possibilities or scenarios. All we ask is that writers be creative, have fun, and offer our readers something fresh and new. And humor is always greatly appreciated! We want well-developed characters and plots, believable and accurate situations (even if it is fantasy or science fiction, it must make sense), and settings, along with internal consistency. All characters must be at least 18 years of age. Please use lub3 and not spit.

Feel free to query me about the idea you may have about a story for this anthology at mickey@starbookspress.com.

Submit your query to mickey@starbookspress.com in the body of an email. Include a short bio, your name, postal and email addresses, the title and a five-paragraph excerpt of your story. Indicate whether or not your submission has been previously published and, if so, where and when. You don't need to sell your story in the letter; your work will speak for itself. If your query is accepted, we will be in contact with you about submitting the complete work. The end product should be around eight pages of single spaced 12 pt. type. Occasionally, novellas are accepted, but they must be exceptional. Be sure to edit and proof your query.

Sloppy or poorly written stories will not be considered, replied to, or acknowledged!

Contact Information:

For inquiries: mickey@starbookspress.com

For submissions: mickey@starbookspress.com

Website: http://www.starbookspress.com
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