Call for Submissions: LGBT Holiday Stories

Filed under: Call for Submissions JMS Books Jul 16, 2016


Deadline: September 30, 2016
Payment: 50% net royalties
Contract: 2 years exclusive, auto-renews

We are now looking for winter and holiday-themed stories for publication in November/December 2016.

All stories will have a unique cover and be released individually. This is NOT an anthology call and there is no upfront payment; authors will be paid quarterly on actual sales earned. If you haven’t published with us before, feel free to request a sample contract prior to submission.


  • Stories must be between 12,000 words or longer
  • Stories must contain a romance — any heat level, from sweet to erotic
  • Romance must be MM, MMM, MMF, FF, or transgender ONLY
  • Stories must involve during a winter holiday (doesn’t have to be Christmas)
  • Stories may be any subgenre (contemporary, historical, paranormal, etc)
  • Stories must have a HEA or HFN ending
  • Adult stories only (no YA)

All stories submitted must adhere to the general guidelines found on our website. We do not consider multiple or simultaneous submissions. Reprints will be considered only if the author holds exclusive rights to republish.


Send a blurb and the full manuscript to with “Holiday Submission” and the title of your story in the subject line. Include any author credentials you may have.

We will acknowledge receipt of your submission immediately, and make a decision on your story within 4 business days.

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