Tag: writing

More Stories!

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It’s been a busy time over for Matthew, but we are very happy to announce that two more of his short stories have been accepted for publication. His Australia Day short, following Trent from The Secret of Talmor Manor, will be coming out early next year from MLR Press, and his new, first person short story, To …

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The Way You Are Contracted to Dreamspinner Press

We are very happy to announce that Matthew’s novella, tentatively title The Way You Are, has been contracted to Dreamspinner Press. This will be Matthew’s first story available through Dreamspinner, and we are all very excited to be working with them. The Way You Are follows Leon, a shy, self-effacing business student at the University of Newcastle, …

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Call for Stories: Hot Blood

MLR Press is calling for Vampire short stories. Got one you want to tell? Send it in! What can be hotter than a cold-blooded warrior using his weapons of choice – blade, brain, fang?  A vampire out fighting every night for…love? Does he weld his brain or his brawn? Show us some fang! Submissions should: …

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Writerly Rambling: Repetition, Repetition, Repetition

One of my friends pointed me towards a rather strange sentence recently, and after reading it over and over and over again, I eventually caved and went to see its wikipedia page. The sentence, which makes grammatical sense, reads as follows: “Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo, buffalo Buffalo buffalo.” Okay, on the count of three, …

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So You Want To Write Man on Man Erotic Romance

Kris Jacen, Senior Editor at MLR

One of the questions that Matthew always gets asked is ‘How did you get published’, to which his typical response is ‘Well I submitted my manuscript and eventually they said yes’. The follow up question is often ‘How do you know when your manuscript is ready for submission?’ and his unfortunately, his typical response so …

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Call for Queer Fiction: banQuetpress 2013

banQuetpress Anthology: Men 2012

Our fantastic friends at banQuetpress are searching for stories and artwork for their Men’s and Women’s 2013 Anthologies. They’re also looking for cover art. banQuetpress is Australia’s only dedicated queer publishing house and if you have a short story, poem or piece of art you’d like to see in print, I highly advise sending them …

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Summa Gone and New Opportunities

God I feel like I haven’t sat down to write properly in ages. It’s probably the whole Midsumma festival thing. Having recently moved back into the inner suburbs I was not only able to make my first Midsumma appearance as an author at Hares & Hyenas‘ Word is Out festival–well okay, second counting the banQuetPress …

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Matthew Lang Live: Other Worlds of Radio

The Secret of Talmor Manor--Art by Deanna

Matthew Lang will be live on blog talk Radio’s Other Worlds of Romance net radio show on the 16th of January @ 11 PM(American Eastern Standard time), or the 17th of January @3 PM Australian Eastern Standard time.  He’ll be reading an excerpt from The Secret of Talmor Manor, and will also be available for questions. …

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What? Non-Fiction? Really?

Tough Times for Teens Cover

So I’m being a very bad NaNoer. In addition to jumping around to work on other projects (i.e. those with deadlines), I’ve also taken writing time out to organise some blog posts with some fantastic authors with Christmas (or other holiday of your choice) stories being released that would make the ideal Christmas present–along with …

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Pink Petal Books: Call for Submissions

Pink Petal Books

This obviously isn’t me (i.e. I have no affiliation with Pink Petal Books), but they’re calling for submissions, and if you’re looking for GLBT publication opportunities, here’s one for you right now! Call for Submissions for “Dangerous Places-Dangerous Men” anthology. Pink Petal Books, a high-quality boutique publisher, is actively searching for erotic short stories between …

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