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Taking Submissions: Divergent Terror

March 22, 2022

Deadline: March 22nd, 2022
Payment: 4 cents per word
Theme: Essays exploring the intersection of queerness and the horror genre.

Details for Divergent Terror:

  • Essays exploring the intersection of queerness and the horror genre. Was there a specific film that you connected with that made you a horror fan? A type of horror or trope that speaks to you particularly as a member of the LGBTQ+ community? Tell us your story!

  • 2500 to 5000 words in length

  • Single submissions only

  • Simultaneous submissions allowed (Please inform us when submitting.)

  • No reprints

  • Payment of $0.04 per word

  • Submission Deadline: March 22, 2022

  • Off Limits Press LLC will retain English ebook and paperback rights for 6 months exclusively, non-exclusive thereafter.


  • Please send your manuscript to [email protected].

  • Submissions should be double-spaced and typed in Times New Roman font, size 12.

  • Please send submissions as an attachment in MS Word or PDF format.

  • Please include a cover letter containing a brief bio in the body of your submission email.

  • Please include the name of your submission, your name (and pen name if applicable), as well as the total word count of your submission in the body of your email.

  • We cannot guarantee an exact response time-frame, but we aim for within 6 weeks after the submission call ends on March 22, 2022..


Funding for Divergent Terror is being raised via Kickstarter. For more information or to make donations, please CLICK HERE.

Via: Off Limits Press.


March 22, 2022