Hey Soulbaby! Thank you for your interest in being part of the Satin Soulbits Blog. I am thrilled to read your submissions to continue to spread the fierce stories of women and women-identifying people everywhere. Please note: This is an inclusive publication that does not tolerate hate speech of any kind.
About your editor: Samantha Rose is an author, poet, and wild woman. She is the Creatress in Chief of Pussy Magic (@pvssymagic) and columnist of #SoulBitsOnFire at Tiny Flames Press. Her writing has been featured in Rhythm & Bones, Occulum, ILY Mag, Rose Quartz Magazine, and more. She's the author of L’ACQUA (2017) and mouth made of satin, (Wide Eyes Publishing, forthcoming) and the host of "Satin Soulbits," a podcast limited series focused on womanhood and sexuality, and curator of the Satin Soulbits Blog, here on Wide Eyes’ website! For more about Samantha, visit samantharosej.com + pussymagicheals.com and follow her @samantha.rose.johnson on Instagram.
1. Please ensure that all capitals, spaces, periods, commas, etc. in your work and their titles are INTENTIONAL (this is especially for poetry submissions!) – as we do not have time to follow up on these details as we wish we did.2. No "after" poems will be accepted. All resources, quotes, etc. are to be properly credited in pieces.3. Please provide warning of sensitive topics if necessary.4. This is an inclusive publication for all female and women-identifying persons of all sexualities and abilities. Men, we love you, and we are not seeking to tell your stories in this space at this time.5. Satin Soulbits Blog and Wide Eyes Publishing will not publish anything that is deemed sexually inappropriate, offensive, gratuitous, sensationalized, or voyeuristic if it is in support of these behaviors. We don't believe this will be a problem considering our target audience and writer, but if anyone sees this blog and wants to submit their perversion, understand this is not the place.______________________________________________
POETRY: Up to 3 poems, one poem per page *if a poem runs onto another page that is okay, just make sure no other poem is on those pages*please make sure ALL capitals (or lack thereof) and punctuation are intentional.SHORT STORY/FICTION/CREATIVE NON-FICTION: Up to 1 piece. No more than 3,000 words.FLASH FICTION: Up to 3 pieces, no more than 450 words.CREATIVE NON-FICTION: Up to 1 piece. No more than 3,000 words.PERSONAL ESSAY: All topics in regards to sex, wellness, and womanhood are welcome. Stories of overcoming anything within these themes, life lessons, healing anecdotes, cautionary tales, funny stories, sweet or bittersweet nostalgia, stories of friendship, and more are all welcome.
please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “SUBMISSIONTYPE_name” (ie. POETRY_ladygaga) and the following in the body of your email:
Cover Letter – Tell me (Samantha) briefly about you! Optional: Feel free to also talk to me about your submitted piece(s) if you'd like.
Third Person Bio - edited and formatted properly, please! Capitals, punctuation, etc.
Social Media @ so we can promote/tag you!
Attach your submission as a .DOC or .DOCX file only. NO PDF’s.
Please copy and paste this statement into the email and initial after: I acknowledge that my submission may be chosen to be published on Wide Eyes Publishing's site, and by selecting Yes, I give them permission to do so.
Example: I acknowledge that my submission may be chosen to be published on Wide Eyes Publishing's site, and by selecting Yes, I give them permission to do so. – SRJ
I look forward to reading your soulbits!