Saturday, April 30, 2016

Mothership Zeta - Opens Submissions Tomorrow

Mothership Zeta has a very short reading period which opens tomorrow May 1 and runs through to May 7, 2016.  They are looking for short stories up to 6000 words and flash fiction up to 1000 words.  The genres are "science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories that are fun".  They don't have to be funny just stories with a different spin on the old tropes, and they have examples in the guidelines.  Payment is 6cents a word.  You can find the details here.

Friday, April 29, 2016

U.S. Concealed Carry Association - Call for Non-Fiction Articles

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association is looking for "practical, informative articles on all subjects related to concealed carry by ordinary citizens".  They want queries first.  Articles should be 1500 to 2500 words and will be written on spec.  If your story is accepted they will send a payment offer.  You can check out the details here.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

280 Steps Publishing - Open for Novel Submissions

280 Steps Publishing has opened for novel submissions of 45,000 to 80,000 words in the genres of crime, mystery, noir, and thriller.  You can find the details here.  I believe they're a royalty paying press but the pay specifics are not listed.  They've changed their website a bit so the link will take you to the home page you can scroll down to the guidelines or just click on their submission button at the top of the page.

Strigidae Publishing - Anthology Call

Strigidae Publishing has posted an anthology call for "Ceto's Brine".  They're looking for ocean themed horror stories of 5000 to 12,000 word.  The genres for this one are Horror, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Erotica.  The deadline is July 31, 2016 and payment is $30.  You can find the details here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dark Toronto - Anthology

From the lovely Michael Bracken come a submission call for the anthology "Dark Toronto".  They're looking for fictional horror stories of 3000 to 6000 words set in Toronto.  The deadline is January 30, 2017 and payment is 3cents a word (CDN).  You can find the details here.

The Dark City - New Issue

The third issue of The Dark City is now available for your Kindle or to read online.  Check it out here.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Blueberry Lane Books - Anthology Call

Blueberry Lane Books has posted an anthology call for "In the Spaces Between".  They're looking for science fiction mysteries of 1750 to 5000 words in length.  Yep, you get to mix the genres of science fiction and mystery.  The deadline is May 31, 2016 and payment is 1/2cent a word with $12 minimum and $20 maximum payment.  You can find the details here.

Hat tip to Paperback Writer.