Halloween approacheth... and there are quite a few erotica calls to prove it.
The Collector's Edition of Paranormal Erotica
In 2006, Magic Carpet Books will publish this anthology of storeis to be paranormal in theme and full of hard-core erotic action. They can be contemporary, futuristic, historical, etc. and may or may not contain BDSM, the important thing is that the paranormal characters and setting be well-developed and that the sex be hot and graphic.
The stories should be approximately 2,000 - 6,000 words long (although shorter or longer stories of superior quality will also be considered.)
A payment of $75.00 will be made for each previously unpublished story. Magic Carpet will retain the rights to each story for two years after the month of publication.
Please send the complete story for review to firstname.lastname@example.org in the following format:
Word doc or text file, 1.5 space between lines, justified, Times New Roman 12 pt. Please reference "Paranormal Collection" in the subject line of your e-mail.
The anthology will be distributed in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.
Bump in the Night
Torquere Press presents the Bump in the Night short fiction contest -- for gay and lesbian erotic stories.
Halloween! All Saint's Night. Whatever you want to call it, the last night of October is traditionally the time for thrills, chills, and lots of individually wrapped chocolate. In honor of such a grand holiday, Torquere Press presents the Bump in the Night writing contest.
That's right. We want hot, scary, funny, whatever your take on Halloween is. We want it to be 1000 words or less. And we want gay or lesbian content. We're looking for you to make us jump, or make us want to jump each other. What we don't want is gore for its own sake. Give us a new take on an age old theme.
PRIZES: The first place winner will receive $25 US, payable by check, the second place winner will receive $15 US, payable by check, and the third place winner will receive $10 US, payable by check, honorable mention winners will receive one ebook.
Entries are due October 20, 2005. Winners will be announced November 1. See contest rules for details. If you still have questions, email email@example.com.
Last Call: Supernatural Erotica Contest
And don't forget the Tit-Elation contest (full details are in the second listing here).