Friday, December 2, 2016

Level Best Books - Anthology Call

Level Best Books has opened submissions for a new anthology titled "Noir at the Salad Bar, Culinary Tales with a Bite".  They're looking for crime stories up to 5000 words that feature food, drinks, restaurants, bars or the culinary arts in any way.  The deadline is April 30, 2017.  This is a paying market.  You can find the details here.

Advent Ghosts 2016

Loren Eaton has posted the guidelines for his Advent Ghosts 2016 event.  Everyone is welcome to participate, all you have to do is write a 100 word eerie tale (scary) in any genre then post it to your blog on December 17 for everyone to read.  If you don't have a blog, Loren will be happy to post your piece on his blog.  You can find the details here.  This is always a fun project and there are so many great drabbles to read.

Flame Tree Publishing - Call for Novel Submissions

UK based Flame Tree Publishing has announced a new novel imprint called Flame Tree Press.  Submissions will open on December 5 for novel submissions of 60,000 to 120,000 words in the genres of Sci-fi, Fantasy, Horror, and Crime Fiction.  The deadline is January 15, 2017.  They don't list pay specifics.  You can find the details here.

Thanks to both Albert Tucher and Katherine Tomlinson for passing along the link!!

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Gas Station Pulp - Call for Novel Submissions

North American Review has opened submissions today for their Gas Station Pulp imprint.  They're seeking crime/noir novels (60,000 to 75,000 words) that lean toward the literary.  Right now they're only looking for queries of the first fifty pages  The deadline is January.  You can find the details on their Submittable page.

42 Paying Calls for Submissions

Over at Publishing...and Other Forms of Insanity Erica Verrillo has posted up her December calls for submissions.  This month there are 42 paying calls.  Thanks, Erica!!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Elm Books - Mystery Anthology Calls

Elm Books has posted two anthology calls for 2017 and both are for mysteries.

The first is "Death by Cupcake" and they're looking for cozy mysteries of 2000 to 10,000 words that features a cupcake somewhere in the story.  The deadline is January 1, 2017 and payment is a royalty split.

The second is "Undeath and the Age of Steam".  For this one they're looking for mysteries up to 10,000 words in a Steampunk setting.  The deadline is June 1, 2017 and payment is a royalty split.

You can find the guidelines for both here.

Happy Hours - Our Lives in Gay Bars - Charity Anthology Call

"Happy Hours - Our Lives in Gay Bars" is a charity anthology seeking fiction and non-fiction up to 5000 words that show the role gay bar's culture has played in your life or LGBTQ! people in general.  They're also looking for poetry.  Payment is one copy of the anthology.  Royalties will be donated to the Attic Youth Center in Philadelphia and the Ali Forney Center in New York City.  You can find all the details here.