Rainbow Families

Rainbow lovers create unique families, and we want romances that explore building those families. Send us your stories about the life-stages of a family, of what happens after the HEA, of the trials and tribulations of creating a family, of becoming and being a parent, of dealing with the joys and pains family can put us through. Send us your romantic comedy about planning a wedding (My Big Fat Rainbow Wedding!); your romance about how a relationship is affected by trying to start a family through pregnancy, adoption, surrogacy, etc. (a Rainbow Baby Boom!); your story about a couple trying to combine their already-existing families (The Rainbow Brady Bunch!). Blended families, new families, desperately wanted families, growing families, step-families, poly families: we want it all.

The story still needs to be a romance between two (or more) rainbow characters in any modern-day setting, but the driving force of the story should be the life-stages of a family (marriage, pregnancy, adoption, surrogacy). Sex is fine (and sometimes necessary!), but these should not be erotic romances.

45,000 to 85,000 words
Heat Levels: 
Mild to Medium
HEA or strong HFN
Submissions Due: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Acceptance Letters Sent By: 
March 1, 2015
Anticipated Release Date: 
Nine months to a year after acceptance