Grapevine/Market News

Nothing’s Sacred is Jack of No Trades Productions’ horror magazine, and Volume 5 is now open for submissions. They pay 5 cents a word for fiction up to 3,000 words, take limited reprints at 2 cents a work, non-fiction articles about the horror genre at 5 cents per word, and poetry pays $10.00 each. Full […]

Editor’s Choice Award October 2018, Short Story

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

On The Shelves

In The Vanisher’s Palace by Aliette de Bodard (JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.October 2018) In a ruined, devastated world, where the earth is poisoned and beings of nightmares roam the land…A woman, betrayed, terrified, sold into indenture to pay her village’s debts and struggling to survive in a spirit world. A dragon, among the last of her kind, cold and aloof but desperately trying to make a difference. When […]

On The Shelves

Roar of Sky (Blood of Earth) by Beth Cato   In this stunning conclusion to the acclaimed Blood of Earth trilogy, geomancer Ingrid must find a way to use her extraordinary abilities to save her world from the woman hell-bent on destroying it. Thanks to her geomantic magic, Ingrid has successfully eluded Ambassador Blum, the power-hungry kitsune who […]

Grapevine/Market News

Zombies Need Brains LLC is accepting submissions to its three science fiction and fantasy anthologies PORTALS, TEMPORALLY DEACTIVATED, and ALTERNATE PEACE.  Stories for this anthology must be original (no reprints or previously published material), no more than 7,500 words in length, and must satisfy the theme of the anthology. Pay rate will be an advance of a […]

Publication News

Jaime Lee Moyer wants to let you know: “Back in the day, I workshopped a book called The Witch Of Sherwood on OWW. I just sold that book, and an as yet untitled second book to Jo Fletcher Books in the UK. The novel is now titled Brightfall, and will be out in July of […]

Editor’s Choice Award September 2018, Fantasy

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

Editor’s Choice Award September 2018, Horror

The Editors’ Choices are chosen from the submissions from the previous month that show the most potential or otherwise earn the admiration of our Resident Editors. Submissions in four categories — science fiction chapters, fantasy chapters, horror, and short stories — receive a detailed review, meant to be educational for others as well as the […]

Writing Challenge/Prompt

Who is the most unlikely hero (aside from me) you can think of? Your next door neighbor, or your third cousin who gets a rash at the thought of danger or an adventure? What would this person do if the fate of the world rested on her/his shoulders–rise to the occasion (surprising everyone) or let […]