Distant Shores Publishing seeks the short stories and novellas you've set adrift in the circuits of your memory... For short stories, they want a 1,500- to 4,000-word fantasy, sci-fi, or litRPG. Pays $150. Read the specs. For novellas, they want a 20,000- to 70,000- word easy read, light-hearted or comedic. Or serious, as long as your story has a gripping voice. Pays $2,500. Read the specs. Submissions open in January 2021...
I don’t belong here, I hate this place. It’s too cold. I can’t find my way around and some days, everything looks the same. This place frightens me. There are things I don’t recognize, belongings, and they don’t belong to me. Where are my own things? I can’t sleep. On the rare occasion that I do, I’m tormented by dreams of him, nightmares swirl and twist around me and I can’t catch them. In my mind he laughs, that delicious deep cackle I used to love, the one that made h
(This is me doing my version of dreamzoning.) God-child, fighter, writer, and award-winning and internationally published author K.M. Weiland beckons you into the dreamzone... the magical dimension of fiction blending in and out of reality to allow for progress in your story... Here's how to dreamzone... 1. Turn off the electricity-powered light. 2. Light a candle or a fire. 3. (Optionally) play a music playlist, instrumental or vocal, selected or random. 4. Get comfortable.
The brand-new online magazine Welkin welcomes stories "...in the magical realist, fabulist, fairy tale, fantasy, gothic, metafictional, slipstream, fantastic, weird, surrealist, and experimental genres... away from plotless, quotidian tales in favor of the imaginative, the gripping, and the plot-driven." A hard cap at 80 pages. Read the reqs and gift your plotted tales here. Pays 1¢ per word.
Sit back, relax, and close your eye- no wait. Keep your eyes open. So that you can read what is commanded of you... Click the link below, and Hypnos is putting you under its spell... Click the link above and read style tips for successful writers... And you will submit long (up to 10,000 words), original, bold, complex, thought-provoking, and weird fantasy, science fiction, and / or horror to Hypnos, which pays one penny per word... <--Go ahead and click on this.