This call came through SMFS today:
Submissions - Destination: Mystery!
An Anthology of Destination Mysteries
Darkhouse Books is seeking stories for “Destination: Mystery”. A
collection of mystery and crime stories set in locations popular
We are looking for stories residing on the cozy side and that
highlight the attraction and appeal of the setting – though
please, no puff-pieces. We prefer stories with locations where
average people vacation, including sandy resorts along Lake
Michigan, log cabin lodges in the Adirondacks, quaint, coastal
towns on any coast, and legions of other places forever enshrined
in generations of family photo albums. Since we want the locations
to be recognizable, stories should not be set prior to
The submission period is now open and will remain open through
11:59pm (PST), March 31st, 2015.
We are seeking stories in the 2500 to 7500 word range, though if
it’s truly knockout material, we’ll consider any length.
The anthology will contain between twelve and twenty stories,
depending on the overall length. Authors will share equally fifty
percent of royalties received.
We accept MS Word .doc and .docx files. Submissions must be in
standard manuscript format. Links to formatting guides are
Previously published work will be considered, provided the author
has the power to grant us the right to publish in ebook, audio,
and print versions, and that it has not been available elsewhere
more recently than January 1st, 2014.
Submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please leave “Submission-Destination-“ in the subject line and add
the name of your story.