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B Cubed Press: Alternative Apocalypses
They want stories about endings, beginnings and change. The apocalypse can be big or small, personal or world shattering. A political bent doesn’t hurt, but is not necessary. They will accept some poetry and thoughtful essays. They welcome humor and satire, and anticipate releasing the anthology at the WordCon in Dublin.
Deadline: 15 April 2019
Length: 500-5,000 words for fiction
Pay: $0.02/word + royalties for fiction, $25 for very short fiction and poems
Details here.( http://www.bcubedpress.com/alt-apocal-open-call/?fbclid=IwAR1aCpHpk384mXB3ntyKukQogv6JEw6u3B3ilEW7cX5frjZV9uTtae8CjXU )
B Cubed Press: Alternative Bedtime Reading for Progressive Parents
They want nursery rhymes, poetry, and stories that can be read and enjoyed by children of all ages. There is no lower word limit on poems or nursery rhymes. The work can be original or derived from fairy tales, bible stories, folklore, myths, or similar so long as acknowledgement is made.
Deadline: 15 April 2019
Length: 500-3,000 words for stories
Pay: $0.02/word + royalties for fiction, $25 for very short fiction, poems and nursery rhymes
Details here.( http://www.bcubedpress.com/alternative-bedtime-reading-for-progressive-parents/?fbclid=IwAR3qw4uxTUbc0ziu5C1Oohgxry825LjKEcQf3IZZlNSOZlCRmQJpd2gm2PI )
Serial Killers anthology
The editor is looking for work by crime writers and crime reporters. This anthology will feature true crime stories with serial killers, the editor is especially interested in stories about killers from outside the US. Material must be factual or fact-checked. The style can be journalistic, first-person, narrative, etc. – they are looking for something more than dry reportage. They are not looking for sensationalism.
Deadline: 1 May 2019
Length: 4,000-7,000 words
Details here.( https://mitziszereto.com/call-for-submissions/ )
Hadrosaur Productions: Exchange Students Anthology
This is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology. It will “explore the vast realms of what it might mean to be an exchange student at any point in time, space, or across dimensions. Most of us have known foreign exchange students in our school years. This anthology imagines an exchange student program expanded to include students from the past, the future, fairies, trolls, distant alien races, and any other exchange student the author might dream of.”
Deadline: Until filled
Length: Up to 6,000 words
Pay: $20 + Royalties
Details here.( http://hadrosaur.com/ExchangeStudents-gl.html?fbclid=IwAR1SLrLR8gDlq7vtGy9S-Fak6U4scavzrzzJvhaFltQLCWUrSNDoL1LMV0A )
Highlights Magazine: Several themes
This is a general-interest magazine for children ages 6-12. They are currently interested in short stories on these themes: historical fiction set during periods other than World War II, mystery stories featuring boy protagonists, humorous stories featuring girl protagonists, sports stories for younger readers featuring girl protagonists, science fiction, graphic (comic-book format) stories, stories set in countries outside the US (currently do not need stories that focus on food traditions), holiday stories (especially Thanksgiving and Easter; do not need Christmas or Halloween stories). For poetry, they currently need short verse (up to 10 lines), especially non-rhyming and/or humorous poetry; they aren’t accepting poems with nature or seasonal themes or poems about dogs at this time. They also publish puzzles, articles, and activities.
Length: Up to 750 words for fiction (see guidelines)
Pay: $175 and up for fiction and nonfiction, $75 and up for My Sci submissions, $40 and up for poetry, crafts and puzzles
Details here.( https://highlights.submittable.com/submit/29961/highlights-magazine )
This is a horror podcast for Black horror writers (see guidelines). They accept fiction, occasionally flash fiction, and reprints that have not previously appeared in radio format.
Deadline: Open now
Length: Flash up to 3,000 words; short fiction of 3,000-10,000 words
Pay: $75 for short fiction, $35 for flash fiction
Details here( https://nightlightpod.com/submissions/ )
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