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It’s Labor Day weekend and I’m home hanging out alone – that royally sucks! So I shall blather on about what I’ve been up to…

Sirens Call Publications just released our August issue of The Sirens Call eZine which (if I say so myself) is awesomely fantastic! You can pick it up from us directly, or on Amazon (for the first time!).

We also have two anthologies open for SUBMISSIONS over at SCP –

Bellows of the Bone Box (Steampunk Horror)

Travel to a world where steam power is widely used, and weave a tale where Steampunk Horror rules the night.

Tell a tale of imagination, fascination and horror that will keep the reader enthralled by what was or might have been in an age dominated by clockworks of brass, pneumatic tubes, airships with ether screws, and leather worn out of necessity not vanity.

Stories of Steampunk Horror only please, and don’t forget to make your shine a bit gritty!

Mental Ward: Stories from the Asylum

Sanatorium, mental ward, psychiatric hospital – they’re all the same. Places where the infirm, the crazy, and the certifiable go for treatment… Or what passes for ‘treatment’.

We want stories of bedlam taking place within the padded walls of an institution. Give us stories of experiments gone wrong, patients revolting against the staff, or even the perspective of those charged with giving care. Make them sick, make them depraved, make them atrocious – these should be the kind of stories that rarely reach the light of day.

Are you brave enough to see what your mind conjures up… Or are you afraid you’ll be locked up for trying?

Visit the site for guidelines and details: http://www.sirenscallpublications.com

We also just announced our new imprint for Romance and Erotic publications! Lower the eyebrow; with the number of steamy submissions we’re getting, it was only a matter of time! 😉

Pink Pepper Press

And we have an anthology open for SUBMISSIONS on Pink Pepper Press as well –

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

The age old question: Does he really love me, how will I know?

We’d like a collection of stories that come down on both sides of the fence – some yes’s, some no’s. How does a modern girl know when she’s being taken for a ride, or maybe just having the ride of her life? Either way, remember to keep it nice and steamy without being crass or relying on excessively overt descriptions to carry the piece. We like a little meat in our Romance/Erotica!

(we’d like to end up with a half and half mix of ‘sparkly eyed bliss’ and ‘can you believe that piece of crap!’)

Visit the web site for guidelines and details: http://www.pinkpepperpress.com