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Taking Submissions: A Monster Told Me Bedtime Stories
Deadline: April 30th, 2020
Theme: horror stories about bedtime, dreams, sleep, and nighttime in general!
Note: Reprints welcome
We’re looking for horror stories about bedtime, dreams, sleep, and nighttime in general! The parameters for this project are intentionally broad, and the possibilities are endless – monsters under the bed, horrors hiding in closets, things that go bump in the night, beings that lurk on the shore between dream and reality, nightmares that come true, scary (and original) bedtime stories, and whatever else you’re inspired to write! (Please note: this anthology is not aimed at children, but we are open to stories appropriate for children.)
Deadline: April 30th or until filled. As payment, authors will receive royalties divided by word count.
These are general guidelines for ALL anthology submissions.
We’re looking for stories between 500-7500 words. A few words under or over won’t necessarily disqualify a story, but please keep as close to the guidelines as possible.
Stories MUST fit within the horror genre.
ANTHOLOGIES: At this time, we are primarily seeking short stories between 500 and 7500 words for themed anthologies. These submissions will be given priority.
You will be notified whether your submission is accepted or rejected. For anthology pieces, you will be notified no later than four weeks after the submission deadline. For all other pieces, you will be notified within 10 weeks of the date of your submission. If you have not received a response by that time, please email us.
Via: Soteira Press.