Friday, April 20, 2007

Women of the Sahara: Strength in Sexuality

Coloring the World...

The "Women of the Sahara" line is to showcase the women of the eleven countries surrounding/crossing the Sahara desert. They are strong yet beautiful; shy yet stubborn, kind yet smart. Help us in celebrating these wonderful women by submitting your stories!

There are eleven countries crossing the Sahara. They are Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and we would like a female character from each of them!

Also the "Women of the Sahara" Line has teamed up with Amira Press' "Simply Erotic" line.

Have a story about a sizzling Egyptian woman or women from any of the other countries crossing the Sahara? We want it! The steamier the better!

All stories MUST contain a plot that flows well from beginning to end. Graphic, hot sex is expected are accepted for this line. Please no m/m, f/f, no stories glorifying rape and illegal acts or sex with minors.

Please submit a short synopsis of your story, a brief statement of your previous writing experience and an outline of your promotional plans in the body of an email to kadian@amirapress.com.

Also, please attach your full manuscript as an RTF or DOC file.
(Please note that Partial/unfinished manuscript will not be accepted.)

Submissions should be double-spaced in Times New Roman or other easily read font, 12pt with one inch margins.

Please edit your submission, checking for misspellings, grammar errors, etc. Remember it is not your editor’s job to rewrite your manuscript for you. Excessive errors could result in rejection.

Be sure to include your name, pen name and contact information on the first page.

Accepted lengths are as follows:
Short Story: 5000-15000
Novella: 15000-40000
Full Length: 40000 - 85000

Submit your stories to kadian@amirapress.com with "Submission – Your Title – Women of the Sahara" in the subject heading. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to send and email to kadian@amirapress.com.

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