Unlaced is now accepting exclusive submissions for
publication of sophisticated, romantic erotica. We seek
contemporary, historical, mystery and paranormal genres.
We do not seek works dealing with aliens, sci-fi, horror
(vampires, werewolves) or futuristic fantasy. Selected
works will be offered as e-books for individual online
purchase and download. We're seeking writers, experienced
and new, who can supply some serious HEAT, but within a
selective romantic framework. We're looking for
provocative tales that are sensual, smart, and above all,
Submission Guidelines: http://www.aphroditeunlaced.com/guidelines.htm
Romance and Beyond Magazine
Seeking fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, and other
speculative fiction (up to 10,000 words) in which a
romantic relationship develops between the hero and
heroine. We pay ½ (one-half) cent per word, two free
copies of the magazine in which your work appears, and a
discount on future orders.
** Currently alytering format to annual anthology
collection. Please see siste for more deatails.
Submission Guidelines: http://members.aol.com/RBeyond/Guidelines.html
Rose and Thorn Magazine
We look for compelling and thought-provoking fiction
within Mainstream/literary, romance, fantasy/scifi,
historical etc. Use all aspects of good writing in your
stories, including dynamic characters, strong narrative
voice, and riveting, original plot. A personable and
confident overall tone will ensure you make the first cut
toward publication. Pays $5 via Paypal
Submission Guidelines: http://www.theroseandthornezine.com/Submissions.html
What We Look For *
Strong, passionate, intelligent characters * Intense
sensual tension and situations * Well-defined,
well-executed romantic plot that illustrates the mutual
relationship between two to four central characters (the
romantic unit) and which includes plenty of opportunity
for erotic exploration and variety.
Submission Guidelines: http://www.phaze.com/submissions.html
Shades of Romance Magazine
Seeking short stories between 500-1500 words. The short
story must focus on the romance, and have an upbeat
ending. All genres are considered, including historical,
contemporary, paranormal, mystery, regency Futuristic,
and Time-Travel. We do not publish erotica. Payment $20
Submission Guidelines: http://www.sormag.com/guide.html
Wild Rose Press
We publish only
stories where romance is a strong element and in ALL
lengths. This includes short stories. Please read
guidelines in full before submitting.
Submission Guidelines: http://thewildrosepress.com/publisher/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=44
Woman's World magazine
We buy contemporary romances of 1,100 words. Stories must
revovle around a compelling, true-to-life relationship
dilemma; may feature either a female or male protagonist;
and may be written in either the first or third person.
Characters may be married, single, divorced, or widowed;
should be down-to-earth (no yuppies or jet-setters); and
their dilemma should be poignantly or humorously
conveyed. Please think carefully about a story's setting,
mood and plot, and tell the story with interesting action
and dialogue. (Every sentence, paragraph, and scene of
the story should deliver more information about your
characters and thei situation and/or briskly advance the
We are not interested in stories involving life-or-death
matters, nor are we interested in fluffy, flyaway-style
romances. When we say romance, what we really mean is
relationship--whether it's just beginning or is about to
celebrate its 50th anniversary. The emphasis in our
stories is on real life--which is why we do not buy
science fiction, fantasy or historical.
We pay $1,000 per romance and retain First North American
Serial Rights for six months after publication.
Manuscripts should be double spaced in legible size type.
Where to send manuscripts:
Fiction Editor, Woman's World, 270 Sylvan Ave., Englewood
Cliffs, NJ 07632.
How to send manuscripts: (1) You must include a
Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope to receive a reply.
Manuscripts not accompanies by a SASE will be discarded.
Note: A #10 SASE is necessary not just for a response,
but for your contract if we purchase your story. (2)
Please DO NOT fax or email manuscripts--because such
submissions do not include SASEs, we have no means of
responding to your submission.
Get to know us: Please familiarize yourself thoroughly
with our style before submitting your work.
Be patient: Because we receive a tremendous volume of
manuscripts, our turnaround time may range from one to
six months. If you still have not heard from us after
that time, feel free to re-submit your manuscript. Please
do not call or write us to inquire about the manuscript's