News n’ announcements

Hey, peeps —

Happy Wednesday and all that. Thought I’d pass along some newsie things to you.

The Golden Crown Literary Society is taking nominations for its literary awards. Here’s the drawback. The first deadline

IS TODAY OMG GET YOUR STUFF IN ASAP PLEASE HURRY BEFORE THE WORLD COMES CRASHING DOWN AND YOUR BOOKS SELF-COMBUST INTO STEAMING PILES OF “WHY DIDN’T WE GET SUBMITTED TO GCLS OMG WE ARE BEREFT.”

That is, if a book was published between January 1 and August 31, 2015, those nominations for the Goldies need to be in TODAY, people. TODAY! SEPTEMBER 30. Dang. That snuck up on us, didn’t it?

THE NEXT DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 21. That’s for books published between September 1 and November 30, 2015. So if you’ve got books that will be published then, here’s your chance.

Here’s the link with the deadline info.
Here’s the link for the awards submission guidelines.

Ready to nominate?

Here’s the link to do that.

You can see a list of current nominations HERE.

Other reminders:

Order Up: A Menu of Lesbian Romance and Erotica is accepting submissions until January 15, 2016.
DETAILS HERE. If you’d like to know what this anthology is like, please see All You Can Eat: A Buffet of Lesbian Romance and Erotica.

Riptide Publishing is accepting F/F romance novels, deadline March 1, 2016.
DETAILS.
Here’s the link to other calls they’ve got going on.

NineStar Press is accepting LGBTQ stories for a Valentine’s anthology, as well as other LGBTQ romance and erotica.
DETAILS.

Fifth Ink Publishing has an open call for submissions, including poetry (LGBTQ-friendly).
DETAILS.
And if you can get a spooky YA story written in a week, they’re having a story contest. Details HERE. Deadline is October 9.

Bedazzled Ink is looking for lesbian ghost stories for a 2016 anthology. Deadline is December 15, 2015.
DETAILS.

For the horror writers among us, keep an eye on Body Parts Magazine (a journal of horror and erotica).
Here’s what they’re looking for.

All right! Happy writing, happy nominating!

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2 thoughts on “News n’ announcements

  1. This information is so helpful. And I saw a couple new places to try writing for. Thank you so much for the great post. 🙂

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