The Gay Publishing Company

   
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The Gay Publishing Company

is a publishing company for
gay-themed  leisure-intended  literary  materials.

 

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Stories have a magic to them—don't you think?

"Magic?" you may be asking . . .

Well, I think so.

I mean, think about it . . . and ponder the idea for a moment before you answer.  Stories can make their readers happy, tearful, surprised, or excited . . . they can make us angry or fearful . . . they can even make us reminiscent, curious, smart . . .  they can teach us and make us see the errors in our ways; they can put us in someone else's shoes . . .  So, yes, magical, I'd say—and powerful, too.

Sharing the magic . . .

However, no story can have any magic or power or impact if it is not shared. To share a story, it must be published—the words must be passed on through a visual medium or a vocal exchange—or, by written words.  What about the writer in you?  Don't you have stories to publish?  Yes?  No?  Maybe . . . If you can't decide, think of the life you've had and the value its stories will have in the future if you don't publish them . . . now, think of their value if you do publish them—

Think of the readers you can affect.

Sharing your energy, your passion . . .

The gay community—and, by the way, when we say  gay,  we are using the word's older generic form of inclusion, to mean all levels and variations of queerness: gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT / LGBT) persons, as well as intersex and transitional and questioning individuals—has so, so many stories to share. Why?  Because, as a rule, we are more passionate, more open-minded, more energetic, more creative, more understanding—and more persecuted than the average community of people.

Sharing yourself . . .

Don't let your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your dreams vanish. Share those stories. Publish them for all the world to see. And, let us help you. You'll read elsewhere on this site (and others) that I've been an editor for more years than even I can believe!  Over the course of those years, I truly wish I had kept count of the number of stories I've helped writers massage only for them to be shelved for one reason or another—financial difficulties, timing issues, family situation, and sudden cowardice, to name a few.  But, the absolute worst reason, in my opinion, has been because the author couldn't find an agent or an editor at a publishing house who would take the time to look at their  "gay"  story.

That's why I'm—we're—glad you're here.

With your help and support, we plan to become one of the best gay publishers on the Internet. To reach that end, The Gay Publishing Company has two fundamental goals:

  1. to work with authors, gay and gay-friendly, to publish all the gay literature
    that needs to be published and
  2. to unite that gay literature (especially the gay short stories, GLBT / LGBT fiction,
    and lesbian literature we'll be focusing on for now) with readers of all types of
    gay books and gay-themed material.

So, let's quickly explore more specifically what benefits we offer you,
as  readers  and  writers . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When you sign up for our complimentary e-newsletter at  theGayEditor's Blog,  we'll send you news, updates from our shop, and teasers to our latest content pages.

When you  subscribe to our magazine,  you'll be getting the best in current gay short stories, serialized novels, and other works.

When you join  our online social community,  you become an essential part of our success—as well as our Raw Collection.

 

  Submit . . .

 

We are constantly looking for gay writing—a gay short story, gay novels of all genres, gay short stories, scripts for gay comic books, and mainstream stories with gay and lesbian characters.

If you have something you'd like to be considered, please contact us.

 

  Do you illustrate?

 

We need illustrations for covers, for promotions, and to add life to our published pages!  And, when we start doing graphic novels . . . well, that will be exciting!

Submit a drawing for a particular piece or submit a sketch and hope for the best assignment—it's your call. Contact us with your ideas.

 

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Shop through  our affiliate links  and you can quickly search for gay fiction and other types of gay books, gay-related nonfiction, and gay-themed videos and DVDs while supporting The Gay Publishing Company. Of course, if you need a mainstream release, you can buy it while you're there, as well. Every purchase helps The Gay Publishing Company because shopping through these links helps to offset some of our expenses, which enables us to keep this site free for use and free of obnoxious advertising!

Thank you for helping out.

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