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Calls for Stories Ending End of March (And Start of April)

I've been considering doing this for some time, and have had fairly positive feedback on Twitter in regards to starting something like this up, so I'll give it a go and see!

I have a huge Trello board dedicated to cataloguing my writing. I have a rejection and acceptance list, I have a list of stories submitted and still waiting for an answer, I have submission calls organized by month and date when they are due...

In short, I like to keep my Trello organized.

And it occurred to me, after giving my talk at Eroticon, that people looking to get into the writing for publication might not know where to look for calls, or what to look for in calls in order to start.


I'm going to start posting these little lists twice a month, in the middle of the month and at the start of every new month, to keep an updated list of all the calls that I have coming over my Trello, in case someone sees inspiration in a call and wants to jump on it too. The reason for two postings, is that a lot of calls for the end of the month come through midway, and so new information will be up in the second blog post that could be of interest!


For reference, the sites I use to find my calls can be found on the Blogs and Brilliant Content page at the very bottom. Those three keep me pretty full up and happily busy. If you know of any others that I should take a look at and add, hit me up!


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone
Type of call: Short non-fiction, poetry
Length: Under 1,200 words
Paid? Yes, $200 per story or poem, 10 copies of the book
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Erotica? No
Ending: March 31st

Fool for You Anthology
Type of call: Novella
Length: 10,000-20,000 words
Paid? Yes, $200 per accepted novella
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Erotica? Yes
Ending: March 31st

ND [re]view
Type of call: Short prose, poetry
Length: Less than 5,000 words
Paid? Yes
Publisher: Notre Dame Review
Erotica? No
Ending: March 31st

Queer Loving
Type of call: Prose
Length: Between 5,000 and 6,000 words
Paid? Yes, $40USD
Publisher: Queer Pack
Erotica? Possibly
Ending: March 31st

Trans Charity Collection
Type of call: Prose based on free domain fandoms
Length: Between 1,000 and 10,000 words
Paid? No, but all royalties go to charity
Publisher: Carnation Books
Erotica? Possibly
Ending: March 31st

Writing for Animals
Type of call: Non-fiction prose
Length: Under 10,000 words
Paid? Yes, $100USD per essay
Publisher: Ashland Creek Press
Erotica? No
Ending: March 31st


New England Horror Anthology
Type of call: Prose
Length: 2,000 to 10,000 words
Paid? Yes, $75USD per essay
Publisher: Orford Parish Books
Erotica? No
Ending: April 1st

The Rush Magazine
Type of call: Prose, poetry, non-fiction
Length: Under 2,500 words
Paid? Yes,
Publisher: The Rush Mag
Erotica? No
Ending: April 1st

Symphony Amore
Type of call: Prose
Length: 3,000 to 5,000 words
Paid? Yes,
Publisher: Sexy Little Pages
Erotica? Yes yes yes
Ending: April 3rd

Good luck to the muses!