Monday, September 25, 2017

Caffeinated Press - Anthology Call - West Michegan Writers

Caffeinated Press is open for submissions to their annual anthology "Brewed Awakenings".  They prefer writers from West Michigan but will consider writers from outside the area.  They are seeking stories up to 40,000 words in any genre.  Payment is $10 to $150 depending on length.  The deadline is May 31, 2018.  You can find the details here.

International Crime Fiction Association - Call for Papers

The International Crime Fiction Association in the UK has posted a call for papers dealing with "Crime Fiction:  Insiders and Outsiders" and they affect each other to change the genre.  They have a long list of subjects for you to consider.  200 word proposals are due by February 3, 2018.  You can find the details here.

2018 Minotaur Books/Malice Domestic Novel Competition - No Fee to Enter

The 2018 Minotaur Books/Malice Domestic Novel Competition is open for submissions.  They are seeking traditional mysteries of 65,000 words (minimum).  The deadline is January 12, 2018.  There is no entry fee.  The winner receives a $10,000 advance against royalties.  You can find the details here.  Scroll the page.  I know it says 2017 but the entry form is for the 2018 competition.  This only open to authors who have never had a novel published before.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

EconoClash Review - New Market

I just received an email from editor J D Graves about his new online ezine called EconoClash Review.  This is a non-paying market but they publish in all genres (Yes, crime and noir are included).  He will be opening submissions on October 1 and they will remain open until December 1, 2017.  Stories should be 1500 to 4500 words in length.  You can find the details here.

UPDATE:  Not sure if I missed this or it was added later but they are now paying $10 for each story.  Another paying market!!!

The Dark Magazine - Open for Submissions

The Dark Magazine is open for submissions.  They're looking for stories of 2000 to 6000 words in the genres of horror and dark fantasy.  Payment is 3cents a word.  You can find the details here.  You'll also find that their September issue is now online for your reading pleasure.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Flame Tree Publishing - Anthology Calls

Flame Tree Publishing has posted two anthology calls - "Alien Invasion" and "Endless Apocalypse".  They're looking for both original and reprint stories of 2000 to 4000 words.  The deadline for both is September 29, 2017 and payment is 6cents a word.  You can find the details here.  Sorry for the short notice.

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores - Open for Submissions

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores opened for submissions of short stories of 1000 words and up in the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, myth, legend, fairy tale, and eldritch.  The submission period is only a week long and closes on September 28, 2017.  Payment is 6cents a word for original stories, 2cents a word for reprints, and 2cents to 6cents a word for non-fiction.  You can find the details here and the submission link is at the bottom of the page.