02 June 2011

Call for Gay Stories: Spice Men (Starbooks Press)

Post date: 02 June 2011
Deadline: 30 September 2011

You know the ones – those dark, mysterious men with the smoldering eyes and good looks you cannot resist. Like the tasti3st of deserts, rich and satisfying, these men make you want to break your diet and come back for one more spoonful. Can you resist? Do you even try?

Now, it’s time for you to share you deepest, darkest fantasi3s about these h0t-blooded men of color you must taste again and again. And there are readers out there waiting to read about your desires. Don’t be stingy, give us a taste! There is nothing wrong with cheating on your diet if it leaves a smile on your face.

Please note: Keep the ghetto in the ghetto. Let’s give our brothers some class. If you submit a story with illiterate dialogue and characters from the projects, I will reject them without a reply.

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 marcus@starbookspress.com.

Submit your query to marcus@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: marcus@starbookspress.com

For submissions: marcus@starbookspress.com

Website: http://www.starbookspress.com
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