It’s not my kink but…

Rule 34 quote

Guest post by Zak Jane Keir “YKINMKBTO”. Your Kink Is Not My Kink But That’s Okay. We’ve come some distance from the days where people worried a lot about whether their particular sexual preferences were normal or not. BDSM is no longer classified as a mental illness and it surely won’t be that long before they’re selling buttplugs in Sainsbury’s. … Keep Reading…

Eroticon 2017 Virtual Meet and Greet

Eroticon Anthology 2017

NAME (and Twitter if you have one) Anna Sky @iamannasky but I also tweet as Sexy Little Pages and Resonance Press What are you hoping to get out of Eroticon 2017? I love coming to Eroticon! At my first one, I shook with nerves as Mr Sky dropped me off and had a head full of ‘imposter syndrome.’ Molly greeted me at … Keep Reading…

69Words Winners

69 words competition

Back before Christmas, we held an in-house competition for mini-stories. The rules were simple: stories must be exactly sixty-nine words in length. Our advice was “make it bold, make it sexy, make it shocking… whatever you like!” And trust us, we were not disappointed! All entries were received blind and Anna spent an evening with them printed out on paper, shuffling … Keep Reading…

We Challenge YOU!

We challenge readers, writers, editors and publishers

Literature can be challenging, diverse and inclusive. It bridges communities and divides. It helps people define their identity, find their tribe. Writing allows people to understand who they are and where they fit in the world. Erotica is part of this, helping people to work out their gender and sexuality and use those ideas as a springboard into the world. … Keep Reading…

Growth, Part One: Support Us on Patreon

Support us on Patreon

Sexy Little Pages has grown at a phenomenal rate and we’re truly humbled but we can’t continue to grow and support our authors without your help. We want to continue publishing stories that break through the heteronorm and reflect the needs and desires of so many of us more accurately, whether that’s kink, sexuality, disability, gender, age, size, colour etc… or a glorious combination … Keep Reading…

Don’t Tell Me the Moon is Shining

Show Don't Tell Quote Image

Chekhov said “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass” and whatever your genre, the advice show don’t tell holds true. The more submissions I read, the easier it is to spot issues such as being told and not shown. It lets good stories down and if coupled with too many other editing issues, could … Keep Reading…

Trim Size

trim (book) size

Continuing on the (very belated) A to Z theme, here’s some brief advice and a few thoughts on picking the right print size for your book… In printing terms, trim size is the final stage of your book’s production, where all pages are trimmed to a set specification. For print on demand, consider it to be your book’s size as … Keep Reading…

Crafting a Great Submission Email

Writing submission emails

Now that Sexy Little Pages is six months old, I thought I would pull together some of the things I’ve noticed in my capacity as editor. By the way, if you read this and think “argh, she’s talking about me…” these are all things I’ve seen on multiple occasions! My big bug bear is with submission emails! You’ve spent hours writing and … Keep Reading…