Gathering Storm is a new market seeking fiction under 2000 words and open to all genres. All stories must fit their themes and use the phrase in the story in some way. I'm a bit late with this one as the deadline for all their listed themes is January 31, 2017. Here are the current themes:
1. Break a leg.
2. Knock on wood.
3. People who live in glass house, shouldn't throw stones.
4. Revenge is a dish best served cold.
I'm linking to their Submittable page as that is where the themes are listed. Payment is $25.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Bride of Chaos Publishing has opened submissions for their anthology series 9 Tales. They're looking for stories of 1000 to 15,000 words in the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, crime/mystery, and westerns. They do accept reprints here. They no longer pay except for 1 pdf copy of the anthology. You can find the details here.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Carina Press has posted an anthology call for a 2017 Holiday Anthology. They're looking for romance stories (sweet to erotica) of 25,000 to 40,000 words set during any holiday that fall between October and January. The deadline is March 5, 2017 and payment is a royalty split. The novellas will be published individually and as an anthology, authors will receive a royalty split from both. Submissions are through Submittable, you can find the details here.
Cactus Moon Publishing LLC is open for novel submissions in the crime/mystery genres along with several other genres. There's no mention of their pay scale. Be sure to read their FAQ's page before submitting (you can find the link on their home page). You can find their submission guidelines here.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Angie has posted up her January list of paying anthology markets. Thanks, Angie!
Just received word from the lovely Paul Brazill that A Twist of Noir is back. They're looking for stories of 1000 words or less in any genre so long as there is a crime and noir. This is a non-paying crime fiction market. You can find the details here. There's been a new site set up and a couple of stories posted for your reading pleasure. Welcome back!!
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Print horror magazine DeadLights has opened submissions for their April issue. They are looking for flash of 300 to 700 words and short stories of 2000 to 7000 words. The deadline if February 3,2017. Payment is $50 for shorts and $10 for flash, poetry, and non-fiction. You can find the details here.