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While it is certainly true that Ladylit loves lesbian erotica, we are also well aware that it’s not the only genre out there. However, with a name like Ladylit we can hardly start publishing m/m erotica. It just wouldn’t work. 😉 So, we’ve launched a brand new imprint called A Hotter State, which will publish any erotica genre imaginable.

To ease ourselves into it, A Hotter State‘s first four titles are f/f erotica (we just can’t help ourselves), but we’re working on a few m/m and f/m titles as we speak.

So, if you’ve always wanted to submit to us, but felt restricted by our f/f calls, now’s your chance! Submission guidelines for A Hotter State can be found here. (And Ladylit is still wide open for submissions as well!)

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Yes, it’s our birthday! Ladylit is officially one year old today. And what an amazing year it has been. We hope to bring you much more exciting lesbian erotica in the years to come, but first, there’s a treat! Until Sunday evening you can download our first multi-author lesbian erotica anthology Anything She Wants for FREE from Amazon. It’s not a cake, but, let’s be honest, it’s much better than a cake. (It doesn’t stick to your hips and you can enjoy it over and over again.)

Anything She Wants

In the office, on the set of a movie or on the bathroom floor, the ladies in this anthology don’t care where they get it on. Power play, first time encounters and office rivalry get the characters in these twelve stories so riled up, the only way to go is down and dirty. Tales of spanking, a wild all-female college party and a waitress with a strap-on grace the pages of Ladylit’s first multi-author lesbian erotica anthology.

Caution: Reading ‘Anything She Wants’ will make you wet!

Stories by Kay Jaybee, Laila Blake, Lucy Felthouse, Erzabet Bishop, Sarah Ellen, L.C. Spoering, Vanessa de Sade, Kelly Lawrence, Giselle Renarde, Alyssa Linn Palmer, Ariel Graham and Harper Bliss.

Here are the download links (FREE until Sunday (midnight PST):
Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon CA / Amazon FR / Amazon ES / Amazon IT

Enjoy!

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The Blue Hour by Beatrice DonahueWe are very proud to publish Beatrice Donahue’s debut novelette The Blue Hour today. We’re celebrating this new release by offering it as a free Amazon download for the next five days.

Here’s the blurb:
In a drowsy English village at the dawn of the 1920s, Rosina King sleepwalks through her unhappy life—until one deep blue evening, when she is finally woken by a kiss. American painter Eve Soames is the embodiment of a thoroughly modern woman: fearless, financially independent, and strong-willed. When Eve bursts into her life, Rosina finds herself mesmerised, and also unsettled by what she senses Eve might teach her.

Beatrice Donahue is a poet at heart. The Blue Hour marks her first foray into the world of short stories. If you follow the quiet hum of eccentricity, you will usually find her at home in Southwest England, except when she is not. An avid reader who never judges a book by its cover, Beatrice enjoys exploring and expressing aspects of human sexuality through her own writing.

And here are the FREE download links:
Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon CA / Amazon FR / Amazon IT / Amazon ES

We hope you give it a try and enjoy it as much as we have.

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We are giving away two signed paperbacks of Harper Bliss’ High Rise (The Complete Collection) via GoodReads. You can enter via this link or the widget below. Harper has promised to write a special naughty message in the winners’ copies. 😉

Good luck!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

High Rise by Harper Bliss

High Rise

by Harper Bliss

Giveaway ends May 29, 2013.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

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Close EnoughToday we’re releasing Close Enough by Harper Bliss the fourth and last instalment in the High Rise series.

Here’s the blurb
Scarred by the cruel break-up with her former girlfriend, Nat has difficulty committing to Isabella. Isabella is not interested in a casual relationship, but she finds it hard to let Nat go. Will Nat and Isabella find the common ground to overcome the vast differences between their personalities and lifestyle?

And here are the FREE download links (until Sunday 31 March)
Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon CA / Amazon FR / Amazon ES / Amazon IT

You could read Close Enough as a standalone title, but we would recommend reading the previous novellas beforehand. To refresh your memory, we’ve made Fool for Love (High Rise Novella One) and Undisclosed Desires (High Rise Novella Two) free as well for the next two days.

Here are the download links (until Friday 29 March)

Fool for Love (High Rise Novella One)
Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon CA / Amazon FR / Amazon IT / Amazon ES

Undisclosed Desires (High Rise Novella Two)
Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon DE / Amazon CA / Amazon FR / Amazon IT / Amazon ES

This marks the final episode of this sexy series set in Hong Kong. Early April we will publish all four of them bundled together as e-book and paperback. Enjoy!

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Several of our titles are currently priced at only $0.99. Here’s a run down if you need a fix of gently-priced quality lesbian (erotic) fiction.

Come and GoCome and Go by Lee Harlem Robinson (novel)

“In many ways, Lee Harlem Robinson is every woman—a character who is so much more real and vulnerable than the serialized pseudo lesbians littering large swaths of lesbian fiction.” – The Rainbow Reader

“I loved the character’s progression, the insecurities and uncertainty of where her life was going, and her changing goals. The writing has a near noire feel to it that I really enjoyed.” – Honourable mention 2012 Rainbow Awards Best Lesbian Contemporary Fiction

A blend of chick lit, romance and lesbian drama set against the backdrop of that other city that never sleeps.

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Younger Than YesterdayYounger Than Yesterday by Harper Bliss (novelette)

Blurb
Rose’s husband died seven years ago, but when she welcomes an unexpected guest in her Tuscan holiday home, she’s forced to remember what instant desire feels like. Desire for a younger woman no less.

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Fool for LoveFool for Love by Harper Bliss (novella)

Blurb
Betrayed by her long-term girlfriend, Alex moves into The Ivy to share a flat with her friend Nat. When she meets their neighbour Maddie, a jaded expat who’s had about enough of Hong Kong’s demanding life style, both Maddie and Alex are forced to reassess their warped view on love.

This is the first novella in the High Rise series. Undisclosed Desires is the second and No Ordinary Love the third.

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ChampagneChampagne by Harper Bliss (short story)

Blurb
When Amanda spots a woman sipping champagne by herself in a bar at the mall, she is inexplicably drawn to her. She gives in to her instincts and tries to seduce her.

2800 word lesbian erotica short story

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Bar ServiceBar Service by Harper Bliss (short story)

Blurb
Marie has had her eye on seductive bar owner Veronica for a while. After waiting patiently for Veronica to make a move, she gets invited upstairs, where all her wishes are more than granted.

3000 word lesbian erotica short story

Download links >>

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Harper Bliss is looking for company. Since Ladylit was founded in 2012 we’ve spent our time publishing Harper Bliss’s lesbian erotic stories, but now we are ready for more. We want your stories!

Most of Harper’s titles have cracked the lesbian top 20 on Amazon at some point, and quite a few are still regulars in the top 100. We believe that we know what we can do with a good story. If you submit your work to us, we promise we will make it shine.

In addition to the anthology call for Anything She Wants, we are now also open to other submissions. Here’s all the information you need.

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Ladylit loves lesbian erotica and we want to expand our catalogue. We are looking for thrilling, well-written, scorching hot, lesbian erotic stories. Any sub-genre is welcome, as long as the focus of your story is on lesbian sex.

We are currently acquiring:
– short stories (2.500 – 6.000 words)
– novelettes (6.000 – 20.000 words)
– novellas (20.000 – 30.000 words)

What we don’t want:
– first drafts (please thoroughly self-edit your work before submitting)
– sex without a story (give us tension and a build-up)
– poetry
– the usual (incest / underage sex / rape / necrophilia / bestiality / scat)

Ladylit will pay 50% royalties on net revenue. We buy first electronic rights for 2 years. Original stories only. All stories will be published electronically.

Please submit a double-spaced Microsoft Word document, using a 12-point serif font, such as Georgia or Times New Roman. One inch margins, please. If you are using a pen name, include both your real name and pen name in your email cover letter and on the manuscript itself. Also include a short bio.

Send your submission via e-mail to submissions@ladylit.com with the subject: “SUBMISSION: Title of Story by Author’s Name.”

We respond to all submissions within 3 business days. This is NOT a guarantee of acceptance. Depending on story length, the review time is between 1-2 weeks.

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No Ordinary LoveThe third novella in Harper Bliss’s High Rise series, No Ordinary Love, is out today and it’s FREE until Tuesday.

Here’s the blurb:
Hot fitness instructor Alex and posh banker Maddie are enjoying the delicious early stages of their love affair, until Alex’s ex-girlfriend Rita re-enters the scene. Adamant to win Alex back, Rita begs for forgiveness, leaving Alex torn between the past and the future.

And here are the free download links (until Tuesday):
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon DE
Amazon CA
Amazon FR
Amazon IT
Amazon ES

Maddie and Alex will of course make another appearance in High Rise Novella Four, but No Ordinary Love wraps up their story. If you need a reminder of what happened to Maddie and Alex before, Fool for Love is also FREE for the next two days.

Here are the download links for Fool for Love:
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon DE
Amazon CA
Amazon FR
Amazon IT
Amazon ES

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Because we want to celebrate our first birthday with a bang (aka a hot lesbian erotica anthology), Ladylit is now open to submissions. Send your lady-lovin’ stories our way. We can’t wait to read them.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Anything She WantsAnything She Wants (Lesbian erotica)

Editor: Harper Bliss

Publisher: Ladylit

Deadline: May 1, 2013

Word Count: 2.000-3.500
Type: Lesbian
Payment: $30 per story
Rights: First international electronic rights



Ladylit Publishing wishes to celebrate its first anniversary with a sizzling collection of lesbian tales. We’re looking for F/F erotica of any subgenre (fiction only). It doesn’t matter how many characters end up in bed (or anywhere else) together, as long as they are all female. Make your setting original, and make sure there’s a little something more going on than just sex. Whether you’re writing about cougars, first-timers, tomboys or latebians, give us a fully-formed character. We’re open to all varieties of lesbian lust, as long as your story is well-crafted and hot.



No incest, rape, underage characters or bestiality.



Original stories are preferred. No simultaneous submissions.

The deadline is May 1, 2013.

Fictional stories only, please. No poetry. One submission per author. We buy first international electronic rights. Authors will be paid $30 per story.



Please make sure submissions include your name (legal and pen), mailing address and email address in the top left corner of the page. Send it as a Word attachment to submissions@ladylit.com with ‘Anything She Wants (Story Title)’ in the subject line. Please name your document as follows: StoryTitle_AuthorName. Include a 50-word bio with your submission. You will receive an email acknowledgement of receipt within 48 hours.

Make sure your submission is formatted properly using double spaces and Times New Roman or Georgia, 12 pt. font. Don’t put any extra spaces between paragraphs and make sure each paragraph is indented. Use quotation marks in dialogue.

For any questions regarding your story or the submission process, e-mail submissions@ladylit.com

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Undisclosed Desires The second book in Harper Bliss’s High Rise series, Undisclosed Desires, is out today and it’s free until Sunday.

Here’s the blurb
Nat, a successful American writer who came to Hong Kong following the love of her life, chases every girl she can after a brutal break-up. Her neighbour Isabella, who has shied away from relationships since her divorce five years earlier, finds herself compelled to help. They strike up an unlikely friendship and are soon faced with a growing desire for each other. But can their differences in age, aspirations and lifestyle be overcome?

And here are the free download links (until Sunday):
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon DE
Amazon CA

2012 has been really great for Ladylit. Since our foundation in May we have released sixteen titles, many of which made it into the top 20 on Amazon’s lesbian best sellers list. The first planned publications for 2013 are the remaining two High Rise novellas and a print version of all of them combined. We are very excited about the new year and very grateful to everyone who supported us so far. To share the joy, here’s a list of planned promotions during the next two weeks.

– 19-23 December: Undisclosed Desires is free on Amazon
– 25-27 December: Summer Heat is free on Amazon
– 28-30 December: Younger Than Yesterday is free on Amazon
– 24-27 December: Fool for Love will only be $0.99 on Amazon

Dirty Pleasure is always free on Amazon
Wetter is always free on Amazon and elsewhere
New Girl is always free from these retailers
All of Me is always free from these retailers

Enjoy, thank you and we wish you wonderful holidays!

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