After Glows Publishing Submission Call

 

I’m opening up my indie press, After Glows,  to taking submissions for themed anthologies. I love networking and coordinating with other authors. We’re looking for novella-length stories with strong characters and engaging plots that leave readers begging for more.

 

 

Enemies to Lovers Anthology

 

This anthology is for all the suspense lovers. We’re looking for edge-of-your-seat contemporary and paranormal romances. Think armed forces, spies, captured and captive, Pack rivalries, good versus evil, or whatever your muse comes up with as long as the main plot following the enemies to lovers theme.

 

  • Genres: romantic suspense or paranormal suspense
  • Trope Theme: Enemies to Lovers
  • Word count: 20 – 40K
  • Targeted release: late spring/early summer 2016
  • HEA or HFN (no cliffhangers)
  • MF, MFM, MMF, MM, FF, MMM, are accepted
  • 3-5 heat level
  • Each story will be contracted royalty-paid basis. Authors will retain rights to publish their story 90 days after the anthology releases.
  • Editing, formatting, and cover art for the anthology will be paid by After Glows.
  • Each Anthology will be $2.99 during pre-order and release week. Then the price goes to 5.99.
  • Send your query along with the a 2-4 page synopsis and the full manuscript as attachments (do not paste them in the email) to AfterGlowsSubmissions@gmail.com with the subject: Enemies to Lovers Anthology_ [book title] by [Author name]

 

This submission call closes February 15, 2016

 

 

 

A Sci-Fi Romance Winter Holiday Anthology

 

 

How do your aliens celebrate the winter? Do they have a holiday similar to human traditions? We’re looking for creative Sci-Fi romance stories that show how winter holidays are observed in space or on Earth. Human/alien pairings might celebrate/meld both holidays. Or maybe there’s a new tradition your aliens created for themselves and/or families.

 

 

  • Genre is Sci-Fi romance
  • Theme: winter holiday
  • Word count: 20 – 40K
  • Release: December 2016
  • HEA or HFN (no cliffhangers)
  • MF, MM, FF, MFM, MMF, and MMM are welcome
  • 3-5 heat level
  • Each story will be contracted royalty-paid basis. Authors will retain rights to publish their story 90 days after the anthology releases.
  • Editing, formatting, and cover art for the anthology will be paid by After Glows.
  • Each Anthology will be $2.99 during pre-order and release week. Then the price goes to 5.99.
  • This anthology is accepted on proposal. Send a 1-3 page synopsis to AfterGlowsSubmissions@gmail.com with the subject: Sci-Fi Holiday Anthology_ [book title] by [Author name]

Important dates to note:

This submission call for proposals closes on May 1, 2016

Complete, polished stories are due by August 15, 2016

 

 

 

Format guidelines:

  • Font: Times Roman 12pt
  • POV use three asterisk (***)
  • scene breaks use an line space (by hitting enter/return)
  • double space
  • set indention to .5

 

 

 

Note: After Glows does not accept submissions that contain illegal sexual acts, bestiality (including un-shifted/shifted shapeshifter combinations), incest, pedophilia, glorified racial intolerance, necrophilia, or graphic rape.

 

Feel free to contact Lia Davis with questions or suggestions for future anthologies at Lia@AuthorLiaDavis.com.