Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Violent Vixens

What they want:
Violent Vixens will focus on Grindhouse/Exploitation horror films, made famous by movies such as Night of the Living Dead, Death Proof, and Suspiria. Since this genre encompasses so many different styles and mashups, we have decided to focus solely on Grindhouse horror stories featuring a strong female lead. The lead may be the protagonist or the antagonist.
Submission Period: May 1, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Length: 2,000-8,000 words
Payment: $50 + ebook copy
Submission Guidelines: https://www.darkpeninsulapress.com/violent-vixens.html

Monday, September 2, 2019

Rewind or Die

What they want:
Imagine your local movie rental store back in the 70s, 80s, or 90s, remember all those fantastic covers. Remember taking those movies home and watching in awe as the stories unfolded in nasty rainbows of gore, remember the atmosphere and textures.

Rewind or Die is a series of books I’d like produce with each title being between 25,000 and 50,000 words in length.

Think Friday the 13th, The Brain, The Lost Boys, Creepshow, Prom Night, Sleepaway Camp, The Leprechaun, Critters, Graveyard Shift, Prophecy, Night of the Demons, Evil Dead, Pumpkinhead, C.H.U.D., The Stuff, Brain Damage, Society, Night of the Lepus, Squirm, The Night Flier, Curtains, Urban Legend, Tourist Trap, The Sentinel, Chopping Mall, The Howling…
Deadline: September 30, 2019
Length: 25,000-50,000 words
Payment: Royalties
Submission Guidelines: https://www.unnervingmagazine.com/submissions

Friday, August 23, 2019

Latinx Screams

What they want:
People scream when they're afraid. They scream when they are in the heat of battle. They scream in the wake of victory.

Latinx Screams is looking for stories by Latinx and AfroLatinx writers with protagonists facing overwhelming fears and rising to fight horrifying foes. Some will thrive, some with survive, and some will die. Give us your vanquished, and your victors.

Horror is the parent genre; speculative fiction horror, sci-fi horror, or pure horror, including real-world horror, will all be considered. Whether your horror story takes place on a spaceship, in an alternate dimension, or in the real world, it qualifies.
Deadline: September 25, 2019
Length: Stories up to 3,500 are preferred, but stories up to 5,000 words in length will be considered.
Payment: $0.05 U.S. per word
Submission Guidelines: http://www.bronzevillebooks.com/writers/anthology-submissions/

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Horror USA: Washington

What they want:
The third entry in an anthology series showcasing horror in every state, “Horror USA: Washington” is all about the terrors, horrors, creeps, and shrieks found in Washington State.

Stories must be horror, they must be original, and they must take place in Washington State.
Deadline: October 6, 2019
Length: 500-7,500 words
Payment: Royalties
Submission Guidelines: https://soteirapress.com/submissions/

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Horror USA: Texas

What they want:
The second entry in an anthology series showcasing horror in every state, “Horror USA: Texas” is all about the terrors, horrors, creeps, and shrieks found in Texas.

Stories must be horror, they must be original, and must take place in Texas.
Deadline: October 6, 2019
Length: 500-7,500 words
Payment: Royalties
Submission Guidelines: https://soteirapress.com/submissions/

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