Browsing tag: publishing

How to get published in anthologies

by Rachel Kramer Bussel First let me start by saying this is not a definitive guide to how to get published in anthologies, but a highly subjective guide based on my editing over 60 anthologies, and now being the Best Women’s Erotica of the Year series editor for Cleis Press, and having my own work published

Three cheers for romance bookstore The Ripped Bodice

by Rachel Kramer Bussel I’m not sure how I first discovered romance, but I distinctly remember being a pre-teen and teenager devouring first Danielle Steel and Judith Krantz novels, then the likes of Nora Roberts, Jayne Ann Krentz and Judith McNaught. I mainly bought them at the bookstore at the local mall, Waldenbooks, and my

Why I believe in sexy stories for everyone

by Rachel Kramer Bussel As you probably know from Dirty Dates week here on Lady Smut, my latest erotica anthology Dirty Dates: Erotic Fantasies for Couples was published last Tuesday, on my 40th birthday. While here we focused on the “dirty dates” part of the title, today I’m going to talk about the subtitle and

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