Monday, December 31, 2018

Red Sun - Open for Submissions

Red Sun Magazine is currently open for stories of 500 to 3000 words in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, speculative, and military science fiction.  The deadline is January 31, 2019 and payment is 3cents a word.  You can find the details here.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

27 Paying Markets for January

Over at Publishing...and Other Forms of Insanity Erica Verrillo has posted her January listing of paying markets.  Thanks, Erica!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Bill Crider Prize for Short Fiction - Open for Submissions

Bouchercon 2019 is seeking submissions for The Bill Crider Prize for Short Fiction.  They're looking for short mystery/crime stories of 3500 to 5000 words using the theme Deep in the Heart (relating to Texas with an element of mystery or crime).  The deadline is March 1, 2019.  First prize is $1000, second $750, and third $500.  You can find the details here.  There are no fees to enter.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Angie's Desk - Anthology Calls

Angie has posted her December list of anthology calls.  Thanks, Angie!

Yellow Mama - New Issue

The December issue of Yellow Mama has hit the virtual streets.  Read it free here.

Dark House Books - Anthology Calls

Dark House Books opened submissions today for their anthology "A Murder of Crows".  They're looking for cozy to cozy noir crime stories set in any time using the collective names of groups of animals.  The animals should be an integral part of the crimes.  Stories should be 2500 to 6000 words.  The deadline is April 30, 2019 and payment is a royalty split.  You can find the details here.

If you click on the submission tab at the top of the page you'll find that there are three other anthologies currently open.  "Mid-Century Murder", "What We Talk About When We Talk About It" (Love), and "Fearrington Road" (Lovecraftian/Steampunk/Diesel Punk).

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fireside - Open for Submissions

Fireside Magazine opened submissions today for short stories up to 4000 words in any genre.  The deadline is December 31, 2018 and payment is 12.5cents per word.  You can find the details here.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Unnerving - Open for Reprint Novella and Novel Submissions

Unnerving is currently looking for reprint novellas (16,500 ti 45,000 words) and novels (up to 250,000 words) in the genres of horror, suspense, thriller, and crime.  There's no deadline listed.  Payment is a 50% royalty split.  The details are on their Submittable page.

Crooked Holster - Closed

Looks like Crooked Holster has given up the ghost.  The website is gone.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Simian Publishing - Anthology Call

Simian Publishing opened submissions today for their anthology "Apotheosis 2".  They're looking for stories of of 2000 to 7000 words about human survival and defiance in a world subjugated by the return of the Elder Gods.  And yes, they explain it in more detail and give examples of stories and authors.  The deadline is December 31, 2018 and payment is 3cents a word for original stories and 1cent a word for reprints.  You can find the details here.