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Taking Submissions: Dose of Dread April 2023 (Early Listing)

April 15, 2023

Submission Window: April 1st-15th, 2023
Payment: 2 cents per word
Theme: Un-themed, general horror flash fiction. Preference to dread-inducing stories.

Un-themed, general horror flash fiction. Preference to dread-inducing stories.

Length: 500 – 1,000 words. Firm.

Author Compensation: 2c/word, paid via PayPal. (Rounded to nearest whole dollar)

Publication: Dread Stone Press website (Dose of Dread).

Reading Periods: January, April, July, and October; 1st to 15th. Any stories submitted outside of each reading period will not be read.

Rights: First World Electronic Rights. Non-exclusive rights thereafter. No reprint restrictions after publication.

Original stories ONLY. No reprints. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but NO multiple submissions. You may submit again the next reading period if rejected. If your story is accepted, please sit out one reading period before submitting again.

Please, for everyone’s sake, no rough drafts. Successful pieces will require little to no proofreading edits.

Email your submission as a Word document attachment to dreadstonepress (at) gmail (dot) com with “DOSE – [Story Title] – [Author Name]” in the subject line.

Rejections for Dose of Dread submissions will be sent by the end of the month submitted. If you have not received a reply by then, feel free to follow-up. All rejections will be form rejections. It’s not personal, promise. Which also means please don’t respond to rejections. It’s unnecessary.

Please see the General Submission Guidelines below for additional formatting information.

Via: Dreadstone Press.


April 15, 2023


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