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December 12, 2019

Which came first: Needful Things or Meatful Things? Obviously, Needful Things came first chronologically. But meatful things have existed for hundreds of myr. Either way, the movie based on Stephen King's book is finally free for the viewing! Watch it before YouTube de...

December 5, 2019

A story is a gift. And every story has a gift within... if you look with a wide lens...

Ouen Press wants to reward short fiction that has "well-written compelling storylines, thoughtful plots and engaging characters" with publication, a £300 prize, and two £100 prizes....

November 28, 2019

Want an opportunity to get beta readers and get published by a new online fiction portal without a slew of other writers crowding the slush pile (yet)? Fresh Ink is looking for fresh fiction ideas in well-crafted and polished story form to be ripped to shreds by story-...

November 21, 2019

Here's a sci-fi, fantasy, and nonfiction publishing website to please OCD(ish) writers. (The more specifications, the better chance for stickler writers.) Tor is now looking for nonfiction and welcomes "...clear, thoroughly outlined pitches on specific topics."

Yea:

Auth...

November 14, 2019

I know if Andy and Buddy could see me now, they’d kick my ass. But I can’t help it. She’s beautiful. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a girl this beautiful. Problem’s she’s colored. That’s why they’d kick my ass. Even thinking the thought, they’d clean the floor with me.

I k...

November 7, 2019

If you have a short literary story just waiting to put your writing on the reading radar, then put a polish on it and submit here. Your highbrow crafting could collect $500. Make sure your story is between 3,000 and 8,000 words, and read the full specs. And don't dally...

October 31, 2019

Enchanted Conversation wants to publish wintery fairy tales, folktales, and myths in their December issue. Your story can be a rewrite of an established story or totally your own tale. Check the specs (they're picky about parameters)! $10 for 700 - 2,000 words. Submit...

October 23, 2019

Here's a chance to get your best short story into the first edition of a mysterious new short story journal... and a print-only journal at that! (Easier to impress passers-by with a paper book when you're out and about.) Check the guidelines. The first issue will bloom...

October 16, 2019

As I wrote in this post, I entered a scary dribble contest. And now there are thousands of stories in the running (including mine!), all free for the reading. So if you're planning on sitting around a campfire this Halloweentime, or just snuggling warm and safe indoors...

October 9, 2019

Do your pitches miss more than hit? The Book Doctors and author / publisher Cheryl Willis Hudson critique and give over 30 book pitch / query tips! (Video is edited for tips only.)

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