Wednesday, July 17, 2019

All Worlds Wayfarer

What they want:
Show us your best work in any of the speculative genres or their sub-genres:

  • Fantasy
  • Science Fiction 
  • Horror 
  • Magical Realism 
  • Slipstream 
  • Paranormal, Surrealism, Weird Fiction, or any other style with speculative elements.
As long as your story emphasizes characters, themes, or craft, it may be a fit for us.

We're especially fond of: High fantasy without traditional genre races or creatures; fantasy or science fiction that crosses over with horror; unusual takes on common sub-genres (such as post-apocalyptic); rare sub-genres (such as biopunk, solarpunk, or Gothic fantasy); themes exploring identity, purpose, or existence; stories centering platonic relationships; diverse and LGBTQIA+ characters; #OwnVoices; genre-blending stories. What we crave most, however, is sincerity, meaning, and intensity.
Length: 100-5,000 words
Payment: $10
Submission Guidelines: http://www.allworldswayfarer.com/submissions/

Friday, July 12, 2019

Legendary Tales

What they want:
We are looking for new original short stories in the speculative fiction genres:

Science Fiction
Fantasy
Horror
Paranormal
Supernatural

In general, we are interested in strong character driven stories. We do not want stories that have explicit sex or violence, rapists, child abusers, or cannibals in them.
Length: 1,000-7,500 words
Payment: $.02 per word
Submission Guidelines: http://legendarytalesmagazine.com/how-to-submit/

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Interstellar Flight Press Novellas

What they want:
Speculative genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Weird, Mystery/Thrillers or any combination of the above. Hybrids or difficult to categorize novellas are welcome.

Young Adult novellas are okay as long as they are speculative in some way.

We will consider both standalone novellas and series (Please submit the first book in a series only).

* Open to submissions until September 15, 2019.
Length: 17,500-40,000 words
Payment: Royalties. Possible advance (depends on project).
Submission Guidelines: https://www.interstellarflightpress.com/submissions.html

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Other Stories

What they want:
If you think you’ve got what it takes to terrify, scar and haunt our audience of 10,000 daily listeners, then we want your stories!

If accepted, we'll get our fantastic narration team to lend their voices, our editor will sprinkle some magic pixie dust on the track, and you could have your story heard by thousands of listeners each week.

* Check guidelines for upcoming themes.
Length: 2,000 words (10% tolerance +/-)
Payment: $5
Submission Guidelines: http://www.hawkandcleaver.com/submissions

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities, and Other Horrors

What they want:
What happens when we make monsters? What happens when we confront the monsters inside ourselves? These are the grotesque things that should never have been. These are the beasts that stalk our twisted pasts. These are the ghosts of our own making that haunt our regrets. They’re the blood on our hands. They’re the obsessions in our heads. They’re the vengeance in our hearts. These are Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other Horrors.

Bram Stoker Award-winning editors Doug Murano and Michael Bailey welcome you to submit your best work for consideration in this anthology, which will launch in early 2020. We’ve already announced two of our contributors—Ramsey Campbell and Usman T. Malik—and will be making more announcements in the coming weeks!
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Length: 2,000-5,000 words
Payment: 5c / word U.S.
Submission Guidelines: https://blog.nettirw.com/2019/07/03/miscreations-open-call-for-submissions/

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