Phaze

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Phaze is the Erotic Romance arm of Mundania Press, LLC, launching in late 2004 with novel and novella length erotica in e-book and trade paperback formats. Phaze primarily publishes Erotic Romance and some women's Erotica, specializing in all sub-genres, including paranormal, contemporary, BDSM, historical, and sci-fi.

Awards and Honors

Awards and honors bestowed on Phaze titles include:

HeatSheet Promotions

Since 2005, Phaze has offered special themed HeatSheet stories. Selection of these stories are limited to 6-12 titles per promotion and are selected through limited calls for manuscripts:

  • Sparkler - Summer theme (2005)
  • Shiver - Halloween/horror theme (2005)
  • Surge - Electric theme (2006)
  • Samba- Latin/South America theme (2006)
  • Snuggler - Winter/Holiday theme (2006)
  • Fetish - BDSM theme (2007)
  • Fury - Revenge theme (2007)
  • Force - Law enforcement/Military theme (2007)
  • Frontier- New territory theme (2007)
  • Frost - Winter/Holiday theme (2007)
  • Overture - Music theme (2008)
  • Outlaw - Bad Boys/Gals theme (2008)
  • Obey - BDSM theme (2008)
  • Obsession - Obsessive behavior/fetish theme (2008)
  • OZ - otherworlds/other realities theme (2008)
  • Oh! Oh! Oh! - Winter/Holiday theme (2008)
  • Roar - Shapeshifters theme (2009)
  • Raw - Kink/Fetish/BDSM theme (2009)
  • Raven - Halloween/Horror theme (2009)
  • Rebound - Starting Over theme (2009)
  • Rush - Action/Adventure theme (2009)
  • Rebel - Bad boys/gals theme (2009)

Special Lines

Phaze also produces or plans to produce special themed lines, including:

  • Phaze Fantasies - 4-6 author anthologies of erotic romance, primarily by in-house authors
  • Phaze Rocks - Stories inspired by popular songs, with the song title as the story's title
  • Urban Phaze - Erotic romance with metropolitan settings
  • Coming Together - multi-author anthologies benefiting various charities

Authors

Staff

  • Dan Reitz - CEO
  • Kathryn Lively - Publisher
  • Crystal Bright - Promotions
  • Stella Price - Asst. Promotions
  • Debi Lewis - Chief Cover Artist
  • Alessia Brio - Anthology Editor
  • Robin Slick - Editor
  • Denise Jeffries - Editor
  • Michelle Dowdey - Editor
  • Jade Falconer - Editor
  • Stephanie Ballistieri - Editor
  • Kent Miller - Editor
  • Leigh Ellwood - Webmistress

Submissions

Phaze is always open to submissions. See the current guidelines. Review ALL submission criteria (content AND formatting) before submitting your work to Phaze.

Phaze sells fiction in the following lengths. Stories of 35K words and higher are eligible for print.

  • HeatSheet: 5,000 - 12,000 words (short stories)
  • Themed HeatSheet: 5,000 - 18,000 (stories with a special theme, 4-6 lines published annually)
  • Photon: 12,000 - 30,000 words (novella)
  • Comet: 30,000 - 60,000 words (category)
  • Eclipse: 60,000 - 90,000 words (novel)
  • Quasar: 90,000+ words (mega-novel)

Phaze classifies their erotic romance on a one to five scale:

  • 1 - Exclusive pairings, heavy sensual to explicit scenes, mainly vanilla
  • 2 - Exclusive pairings, explicit scenes, maybe some toys or daring situations
  • 3 - Exclusive pairings and maybe multiple partners, toys, anal play, light bondage
  • 4 - Exclusive pairings, multiple partners and/or menage, anal play, BDSM
  • 5 - No holds barred, heavy BDSM, menage and more, fetishes

Contact

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