Friday, June 23, 2017
First off, this is a non-paying market but I thought it might be a fit for some of you noir writers out there. Blood & Bourbon is looking for both fiction and non-fiction up to 2500 words that is hard, gritty, and raw. The theme for their Fall issue is Death. You can find the details here. Their Spring issue is now available for purchase or as a free download, just go to the home page for details.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Silver Empire Press has posted an anthology call for "Stairs in the Woods". They have a picture and some ideas to get you started. They are looking for stories of 3000 to 20,000 words in any genre. The deadline is August 31, 2017 and payment is a royalty split. You can find the details here.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Owl Hollow Press has an anthology call for a "Pick Your Poison" anthology. They don't specify genre but I think they're leaning more toward the spec-fiction genres. They want stories under 7500 words. The deadline is June 30, 2017 and payment is $50. You can find the details here.
Unnerving Magazine is open for submissions of dark fiction of 400 to 2500 words for a Halloween issue. The deadline is July 14, 2017, payment is 1cent a word. They also have an anthology call for "Hardened Hearts" where they're looking for difficult love stories of 600 to 3000 word. The stories can be any genre including crime fiction but they must be dark. The deadline for this one is "until full" and payment is 1cent a word. You can find the guidelines for both on their Submittable page.
Monday, June 19, 2017
For all you Holmes fans out there here's an interesting submission call from Belanger Books for "Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of H. G. Wells". They're looking for mystery stories of 5000 to 10,000 words featuring Sherlock Homes solving mysteries set in the worlds created by H. G. Wells. An excellent cross genre idea :) The deadline is July 15, 2017 and payment is a royalty split. You can find the details here.