Publication News

Walter Williams has some great news to share: “I am Thrilled to announce that Dragonwell Publishing will be publishing my On the Reality, Mythology, and Fantasies of Unicorns in early 2021 in which I will reveal long lost secrets about both the real and mythological unicorn.” Major congratulations, Walt!

Editor’s Choice Award September 2020, 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 2020, 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 […]

Editor’s Choice Award September 2020, 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

Everyone knows the story of the genie in the lamp, or some magic coin or creature that grants three wished. Part of that story is how the hero would outsmart the magic granting them their wish. Most of the time that effort fails. So how would you outsmart the magic and have endless wishes granted? […]

Publication News

J, Rachel Kelly wrote with the most exciting news — her first sale!  “Hi! I’m writing to notify you that my short story, work-shopped on this site and in my library shelves, “Six minute Steep” has been published on the online journal The Big Whoopie Deal. This is my first publication and I’m supper excited to […]

Grapevine/Market News

Flame Tree Press has announced an open call for it’s new anthology Terrifying Ghosts. Submissions will be open until September 20, 2020. They are looking for gothic ghost stories of between 2,000-4,000 words, and payment is 8 cents per word. They do accept reprints. Full details here. 

Editor’s Choice Award September 2020, 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 August 2020, 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 […]

Grapevine/Market News

OWW’s Joshua Palmaiter, founder of Zombies Need Brains small press, has just successfully funded a Kickstarter for three new anthologies of science fiction and fantasy short stories. The open submission window is now open. ZNB pays an advance of 8 cents per word, and stories should be no longer than 7500 words. You can find […]