Gotta killer murder mystery? Wanna chance at an advance against future royalties of $10,000? Then don't miss any of these clues, and solve and submit by January 1, 2021.
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In the spirit of Halloween (in the USA), here's a hallowed submission opportunity for the frightful writers... The audio magazine PSEUDOPOD purchases... "...dark, weird fiction. We run the spectrum from grim realism or crime drama, to magic-realism, to blatantly supernatural dark fantasy. We publish highly literary stories reminiscent of Poe or Lovecraft as well as vulgar shock-value pulp fiction...we do not observe any taboos about what kind of content can appear in our
The Book Doctors build a stone step.
They build books too, of course. And building a book is (allegedly) a lot like building a step (stone or otherwise). Choose your pieces and fit them together. But why are the Book Doctors building a stone step in the first place? Watch the video, and perhaps you will get an answer. Key word being "perhaps."
Write 55 words. Great ones.
To celebrate 55 years of existence, Welter (the premier literary journal at the University of Baltimore) wants your "55-word story, poem, or piece of creative nonfiction." So thrash out those words and submit the 55 ones that make the cut here by October 19, 2020. Worth a potential $55, of course!