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Taking Submissions: Eerie River Publishing Monthly Contest (Early Call)

January 25, 2021

Deadline: January 25th, 2021
Prize: 2 prizes. ¢.5 per word (half a cent), with a max of $15 plus a one-time royalty bonus and inclusion in a “Best Of” yearly anthology
Theme: MONSTERS (or Creatures)

Submissions Open: 1st – 25th of the Month
Responses will be completed by the 15th of the next month.
Example: January theme opens January 1 and closes end of day Jan 25. You will have a response back by February 15th.

Theme: HORROR – Although the monthly theme will change, the running theme for this year’s monthly contest will be MONSTERS (or Creatures)!

January: Faeries
February: Wendigos
March: Djinn

Word count: 1500 – 3000 with some wiggle room above the limit. Not under.

Top Two Stories: Will be accepted into the “Best Of” Anthology released early 2022

Payment: Flat rate payment ¢.5 per word (half a cent), with a max of $15 plus a one-time royalty bonus payment after one year of sales.

Runner Up: Will have their story and bio featured on our newsletter and blog.
Payment: One time $5.00 (USD) payment

Who can submit? Open to the public

Reprints? No

Multiple Submission? No 💀 Only one submission per month per author

Formatting: Put your name, email, and title on the top of the manuscript.
Please use a standard font, either 11 or 12 pt, double spaced, and indent paragraphs.
Title your manuscript “Title of Story – Theme and month”
Example “The Ring of Death – Faeries January”

How to submit? Submit via the FORM – Which will open on January 1, 2021

IF you have issues with the form, please email your manuscript to [email protected]

Title your email the same as the manuscript

Submit your manuscript via the Form on our submission section here: https://www.eerieriverpublishing.com/open-submission
Although we are a horror publisher we are not interested in any animal erotica, pedophilia and all forms of rape.

Via: Eerie River Publishing.


January 25, 2021