Tuesday’s Opportunities: Romance, Multicultural, Future, Illustrations, & More

A full list may be found at

 the Opportunities Page


The Second Echoes of The Right to God Essay Contest

New: A 15-and-Under Category for Young People

Theme for Adults (16 and over): Everyday Spirituality in the world today

Theme for 15-and-Under Young: The world around you

deadline August 15, 2010

details @ http://www.righttogod.com/Rules.html


Towards an Accessible Future Contest

sponsored by Redstone Science Fiction

open for  “submissions that incorporate the values discussed in the essay The Future Imperfect by Sarah Einstein”

deadline August 15, 2010

details @ http://redstonesciencefiction.com/contest/


4 RV Publishing

seeks illustrators and design submissions: children, animals, mythical creatures, etc

various styles: cartoon, realism, portraiture, caricatures, etc

details @ http://www.4rvpublishingllc.com/Illustrator_Submissions.html


Alpine Publications

specializes in canine training publications

 seeks “new and unique manuscripts, particularly training and how-to topics. We accept queries, proposals, or completed manuscripts, including simultaneous submissions”

details @ http://www.alpinepub.com/contact_alpine_publications.html


Eternal Press Submissions Guidelines

seeks novellas, and full-length manuscripts

accepting genres: “Romance, Erotica, GBLT and BDSM, Paranormal, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller, Historical, Young Adult”

details @ http://www.eternalpress.biz/submissions.php



seeks short stories, novellas, and novels

genres: Futuristic/SciFi, Thriller/Crime, Multicultural/ Interracial, Cowboys/Western, Historical, Contemporary settings, Older Woman, Younger Man, Multiple partners, Comedy/Humour, Gay/Lesbian, BDSM/Fetish, Paranormal / Time Travel, Fantasy, Vampire/werewolf/shapeshifters

details @ http://www.xcitebooks.com/ebookguidelines.html


Kane Miller Publishers

seeks children’s works from writers worldwide that convey cultures and communities within the U.S. (previously only accepting authors outside US)

“We are looking for non-fiction for ages 2-12 on those subjects which are particularly American: sports such as baseball, historical events, American biographies, American folk tales, etc. We are also committed to expanding our early and middle-grade fiction list.”

details @ http://www.kanemiller.com/contact.asp#submission


Kensington Publishers

accepting query fictions by email for imprints:

  • Zebra, the company’s flagship imprint, is primarily made up of a large number of historical romance titles, but the list also generally includes one or two lead contemporary romances, westerns, horror and humor.
  • Brava publishes 3 erotic romances in trade paperback each month.
  • Pinnacle, is the imprint that features best-selling commercial fiction, including thrillers and true crime.
  • Citadel, Kensington’s non-fiction imprint publishes acclaimed works of history, biography, military history, self-help, and humor. Citadel is also home to our full line of Poker titles, Lyle Stuart Books.
  • Aphrodisia, launched in January 2006, is our extremely popular line of erotica.
  • Dafina brings you the very best in African American fiction, non-fiction, and young adult titles.

details for all @ http://www.kensingtonbooks.com/finditem.cfm?itemid=14298


Spinsters Ink

accepting manuscript queries, along with précis, and sample material for “fiction and non-fiction that deals with significant issues in the lives of lesbian women”

details @ http://www.spinstersink.com/subs.htm


Tin House (multi-layer subs update)

beginning Sept. 1 and ending Dec. 30, 2010 Tin House’s campaign: Buy a Book, Save a Bookstore applies to all submissions

theme for spring issue: THE MYSTERIOUS (subs for this issue end Sept 30, 2010)

(regular reading period is September 1-May 31)

accepts stories, poems, and essays

details for all @ http://tinhouse.com/mag/mag_submit.htm


Whiskey Creek Press: Torrid

seeks erotic romance in subgenres: science fiction, paranormal, and fantasy

accepting novellas and novels submissions year-round

details @ http://whiskeycreekpresstorrid.com/submissions.shtml


Wisdom Trends

new imprint at L & L Dreamspell

seeks fiction in a variety of subgenres: “Consciousness, Dreams, Education, Healing, Intuition, Meditation, Paranormal topics, Philosophy, Politics, PSI, Self-Help, Social Change, Spirituality, Synchronicity, and more”

details @ http://www.wisdomtrends.com/Authors.htm


Zubaan Books (imprint of Kali for Women—India)

gendered focused publisher seeks submissions in three areas: academic (with emphasis on the social sciences), fiction and Young Zubaan

Topics include Gender and Reproductive Health/Sexuality, Gender and Conflict, Gender and Architecture, Gender and Law, Gender and History/National Movement, Gender and Economics, Gender and other areas: Fiction in translation, Novels, Short stories, Readers on the Women’s Movement/Feminism, Biographies/Autobiographies/Memoirs.

details @ http://www.zubaanbooks.com/zubaan_profile.asp?TxtFile=ManuscriptSubmission



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