Sunday, September 21, 2014

One Story - Open for Submissions

One Story magazine has opened their annual submission period for literary stories of 3000 to 8000 words.  the deadline is May 31 and payment is $500.  They only publish twelve stories a year so competition is fierce.  You can find the details here.

Ragnarok Publications - Anthology Call

Editor J.M. Martin has posted an open submission call for his Kickstarter funded anthology "Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues".  There will only be two slots open as there are already authors lined up for this anthology.  If you're game to try they need stories of 3000 to 6000 words in the genres of Grimdark, sword and sorcery, and alternate history.  The deadline is October 11 and payment is 7 to 9cents a word.  You can find the details here.  Ragnarok Publications is the press attached to this project.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

All Due Respect - New Issue

Issue #4 of All Due Respect has hit the Kindle Bookstores.  Check out the contents here, then click the link to purchase your copy.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Less Than Three Press - Anthology Call

Less Than Three Press has posted another anthology call, this one is titled "Silver and Gold".  They're looking for stories of gay May/December romance within any of the sub-genres such as sci-fi, mystery, contemporary, steampunk, etc.  No vampires though.  Stories should 10,000 to 20,000 words in length.  The deadline is February 28, 2015 and payment is $200.  You can find all the details here, just scroll down the page.

The Future Fire - Anthology Call

Online site The Future Fire is seeking submissions for their third anthology called "Accessing the Future".  They're looking for speculative fiction stories that "explore the future potentials of technology to augment and challenge the physical environment and the human form".  Stories should be 2500 to 7500 words with the sweet spot being 4000 to 6000 words.  The deadline is November 30, and payment is 6cents a word.  You can find all the details here.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Maxim Jakubowski - Mammoth Books Anthology Calls

Editor Maxim Jakubowski has posted two anthology calls on his site for the Mammoth book anthology series.  The first is The Mammoth Book of Professor Moriarty Adventures and the second is The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper Tales.  Both need stories of 4000 to 7500 words and payment is 130pounds which equals $215 American.  The deadline for the first is February 15, 2015 and for the second April 1, 2015.  He's looking for crime/mystery and horror for both anthologies.  You can find all the details here.

One Eye Press - Open for Submissions

One Eye Press has opened submissions for the second issue of "Blight", their horror magazine.  They're looking for stories of 2000 to 5000 words.  The deadline is December 16 and payment is 1cent a word with a $25 cap.  You can find the details and submission form here.  Their first issue will be available in October.

They're also open for "Singles", their line of novellas.  You can find the details here.