Sunday, July 16, 2006

International Call for Submissons for Women Writers

Getting Even: Women’s Tales of Revenge, an anthology edited by Mitzi Szereto (to be published by Serpent’s Tail, London)

The "fairer sex_—we’ve all been screwed over in one way or the other, with the screwers often walking away unscathed. Old story, right? But what if FOR ONCE the "unfair sex" (and even some of our own) actually got what’s coming to them? Lover, husband, husband’s bit on the side, boss, child minder, neighbour, loan officer, auto mechanic, milkman, whomever. Ladies, it’s time to settle the score! Who says revenge ain’t sweet?

♦ Stories can be of any length, but try to keep under 9,000 words.
♦ Stories may be of any sexual orientation.
♦ Unpublished material only.

Submission requirements:
Submit stories in hard copy, double-spaced (with a Windows-compatible file available on request). Manuscripts not chosen will be discarded, so do not send your only copy. Include with your submission a brief author bio and your email address. Please do NOT submit stories by email unless I request it. For queries/postal information, contact:

Submission deadline: 1 August 2006

Mitzi Szereto has written and edited more than a dozen books, including Erotic Fairy Tales: A Romp Through the Classics; The World’s Best Sex Writing 2005; Dying For It: Tales of Sex & Death; Wicked: Sexy Tales of Legendary Lovers; the Erotic Travel Tales anthology series, and the M. S. Valentine erotic novels.

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