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Taking Submissions: Caledonia Dreamin’

May 31, 2013

Deadline: May 31st 2013
Payment: Fixed-rate token payment, equal shares for each contributor, £15-20 per story.

Edited by Chris Kelso and Hal Duncan

“Glaikit, mockit, droukit, drouthy, couthy, scunner, thrawn – the Scots language is rich with words too gallus not to glory in, dialect terms that deserve better than to be boxed away as precious oddities. For us, those words aren’t quaint parochialisms of a past preserved in amber; they’re wild wee beauties, straight razors slashing keen to the quick of meaning. We want stories that wield them as weapons for today, for tomorrow. We want you to pick up one of these words and flick it open to gleam in the light of the 21st century. Play with it, work with it, give us a story that riffs on it with relish – the sound, the sense. Run wild with it, ye ramstouger rannigants, and send us the result.”

Submission deadline is 31 May 2013.

Click here for the full guidelines in RTF or PDF format.

note: where to submit is located in the guidelines above

[via: Eibon Vale Press.]


May 31, 2013