Do you hang around the tourist district in your city, hoping to pick up a good-looking traveler? Did you fall in love with your mountaineering instructor in an ice cave in the Himalayas while on vacation? Are you still dreaming about that visiting English teacher you had years ago? Did you meet and marry your soulmate while doing development work overseas?
The judges (including previously hosted author Clancy Tucker) want funny stories, tragic stories, dangerous stories and sweet stories. They will accept both fiction and non-fiction, but not poetry. They hope to include tales from all over the world, and from a wide variety of perspectives, including from LGBT writers.