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Taking Submissions: Dose of Dread October 2022 (Early Listing)
October 15, 2022
Submission Window: October 1st-15th, 2022
Payment:2 cents per word
Theme: Un-themed, general horror flash fiction. Preference to dread-inducing stories.
**STARTING IN 2022, SUBMISSIONS OPEN JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, AND OCTOBER (1-15th of each month)**
Submissions OPEN. 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 [email protected] 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.
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Stuart Conover is a father, husband, published author, blogger, geek, entrepreneur, horror fanatic, and runs a few websites including Horror Tree!