Thursday, September 21, 2017

Flame Tree Publishing - Anthology Calls

Flame Tree Publishing has posted two anthology calls - "Alien Invasion" and "Endless Apocalypse".  They're looking for both original and reprint stories of 2000 to 4000 words.  The deadline for both is September 29, 2017 and payment is 6cents a word.  You can find the details here.  Sorry for the short notice.

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores - Open for Submissions

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores opened for submissions of short stories of 1000 words and up in the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, myth, legend, fairy tale, and eldritch.  The submission period is only a week long and closes on September 28, 2017.  Payment is 6cents a word for original stories, 2cents a word for reprints, and 2cents to 6cents a word for non-fiction.  You can find the details here and the submission link is at the bottom of the page.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bracken - Open for Submissions

Online zine Bracken is currently open for submissions of speculative fiction stories up to 2500 words.  There's no deadline listed.  Payment is 2cents a word.  You can find the details here.

Santa Cruz Weird - Anthology Call

I found this call in the local Santa Cruz paper and thought I'd pass it along for those who might be interested.  Author Nancy Lynn Jarvis is seeking stories of 3000 to 6000 words that feature the fun, humorous, and quirky side of Santa Cruz.  The deadline is December 1, 2017, there's no mention of payment.  You can find the details here.  Ms. Jarvis is a mystery author so crime stories could work here.

The Round Up - Open for Submissions

Online zine The Round Up is seeking short stories up to 5000 words that deal with the underground economy (dealers, pushers, users, rent boys, strippers, hookers, etc.).  The deadline is October 31, 2017, there's no mention of payment.  You can find the details here, the link goes to a pdf file.  There is an issue available to read so you can get a feel for what they're looking for, you can find the link on their home page.

Thanks to Michael Bracken for the link!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Enchanted Conversations - Open for Submissions

Enchanted Conversation:  A Fairy Tale Conversation has opened submissions for their October issue.  They're looking for fairy tale type stories of 700 to 3000 words using the theme "Godfather Death".  The deadline is September 30, 2017 and payment is $30.  You can find the details here.

Bloodhound Books - Open for Crime Novel Submissions

Bloodhound Books is open for novel submissions in the crime fiction genres.  There's no mention of pay scale.  You can find the details here.