Friday, June 22, 2018
I found this call at ralan.com The title is "Unlocking the Magic: A Fantasy Anthology". They're looking for fantasy (and all the subgenres) stories of 3000 to 6000 words that show "the reality of being mentally ill within a fantasy setting". Also they want noblebright not grimdark. The deadline is November 1, 2018 and payment is $300 plus royalties. You can find the details here. It's their KickStarter page and they're fully funded.
Australian based Gypsum Sound Tales has opened submissions for their second issue of Colp. They're looking for stories using the theme of "Sky's the Limit". Stories need to be set in earth's atmosphere and not in outer space. The genres are science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The deadline is August 21, 2018. Payment is AU $5 for stories under 2000 words and AU $10 for stories over 2000 words. You can find the details here.
For the last three days SleuthSayers has been posting interviews with the editors of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. The ladies are Linda Landrigan, Janet Hutchings, and Jackie Sherbow. You'll find all three interviews here.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores opened for submissions today. They're looking for short stories of 1000 words and up in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. Payment is 6cents a word for original stories and 2cents a word for reprints. The deadline is June 28, 2018, they have a short reading period. You can find the details here.
I guess it's editors day here on the blog :) Over at the Unlawful Acts blog David Nemeth has an excellent interview with Chantelle Aimee Osman. Ms. Osman is the editor of the new crime imprint New Wave Crime for Down & Out Books.
Over at the 18th Wall you'll find the post "If Walls Could Talk: The Number One Reason Writers Get Rejected" by editor Mary Helen Norris. Ms. Norris is one of the editors of Overdue an anthology that is open for submissions until September 15, 2018. It's always good when an editor takes the time to give you additional information.