Urban Fantasy erotica – Sub-genre of fantasy defined by a fantastic narrative in an urban setting. Although usually set in contemporary modern times and contain supernatural elements, stories can take place in historical, futuristic, or fictional settings. The prerequisite is the key setting must primarily be a city.

  • Sensuality level: Burning
  • Required word count: 30,000 – 100,000 words
  • Key Characteristics: Edgy erotic romance set primarily in an urban city. Strong sexual relationship between main
  • characters. Multiple partners acceptable. Elements of bondage and S&M that explore the dominant/submissive roles of a BDSM relationship welcome. GLBT welcome.
  • Submit to Lyrical: https://lyricalpress.submittable.com/submit

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Dystopia - A repressive and controlled society, usually under the pretense of utopia. Dystopian societies feature different kinds of social control systems that repress some, while lifting others to a form of nobility. There is usually a distinct system with blatant and vast privileges and oppressions separating higher and lower classes. Dystopian societies are often police states, where an individual (dictator) has unlimited power over citizens.

  • Sensuality level: Red hot
  • Required word count: 20,000 – 100,000 words
  • Key Characteristics: Erotica romance set in a dystopian society. Strong sexual relationship between main characters. Elements of bondage and S&M that explore the dominant/submissive roles of a BDSM relationship welcome. Multiple partners acceptable. GLBT welcome.
  • Deadline: None
  • Submit to Lyrical: https://lyricalpress.submittable.com/submit

General submission guidelines

BDSM - Bondage, discipline (dominance/submission), sadism, and masochism. Sexual relationship involving consensual use of restraint, intense sensory stimulation, and fantasy power role play.

  • Sensuality level: Red hot
  • Required word count: 30,000 – 100,000 words
  • Key Characteristics: Strong sexual relationship between main characters. Elements of consensual bondage, discipline (dominance/submission), sadism, and masochism. Multiple partners welcome. GTBT welcome.
  • Deadline: None
  • Submit to Lyrical: https://lyricalpress.submittable.com/submit

General submission guidelines