Editor’s Choice Award December 2019, 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 […]

Editor’s Choice Award November 2019, 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 November 2019, 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

One of the best writing challenges of all is to take a tried and true genre trope, and make it your own. Your challenge is to take the line– “Such a tiny dragon was easy to overlook.” –and write a story. But first, rethink the concept and the trope of “dragons.” What would a dragon […]

Publication News

Peter S. Drang wrote to say: “Flame Tree Press purchased my story “Truth Fly, Don’t Bother Me” for their November newsletter, themed ‘dystopia’. This story was extensively reviewed at OWW and I appreciate all the great feedback. This is my third pro sale this year, and OWW was instrumental in all of those sales.” Major […]

Editor’s Choice Award November 2019, 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 […]

Editor’s Choice Award October 2019, Science Fiction

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 […]

Publication News

Elizabeth Tuckwell writes: “Just to say that I have a short story in the anthology, “Harvey Duckman Presents, Volume 3” being published on 31 October 2019 by Sixth Element Publishing. The short story, “Tully and the Ghost” is a story that was reviewed in SFFOWW and I received some valuable pointers about how to improve […]