Training Time 0 MATURE CONTENT

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BDSM is about need, desire, and identity—about doing what feels right and hot and fulfilling. But it’s also about training. For this collection, we’re seeking stories that use a training period in a BDSM relationship as the springboard for a compelling erotic romance. Show us your experienced Dom training a new-to-the-lifestyle sub, or a Dom training a longtime sub to their own requirements and protocols. Or bring us that rare unicorn of kink fiction: an experienced sub training a new Dom. Or maybe you've written an experienced Dom training an inexperienced one? Is one of your characters fascinated with a potentially dangerous activity (bondage or blood play, for example) and looking to be trained? Or is one of your characters looking for more specific protocol training as a service sub or a pony or a puppy? No matter the training circumstances, give your characters a happy ending and send their stories our way.

Country of Publication

United States



Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.
Print Publication Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Erotica EroticaSubgenre: BDSM.
Open to all/most Styles.
TypeLength Details
Novella Novella15,000 - 40,000 words.
Novel NovelNo specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary advance + Unknown royalties No monetary advance. Unknown royalties.
OK No No Unknown NoText format submissions
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Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 14 Nov 2012

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