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Taking Submissions: Eerie River Publishing’s Monthly Contest: Wendigos (Early Listing)

February 25, 2021

Deadline: February 25th, 2021
Prizes: Grand prize: Anthology inclusion and ¢.5 per word CAD (half a cent), with a max of $15 plus a one-time royalty bonus payment, Runner up: One time $7.00 (CAD) payment
Theme: Wendigos
Note: Do not submit to this market until February 1st, 2021. This is being listed early due to the short submission window.

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!

January: Faeries

February: Wendigos  – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendigo

March: Djinn/Jinn/Genies  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinn

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 CAD (half a cent), with a max of $15 plus a one-time royalty bonus payment based on six months of sales.

Runner Up: Will have their story and bio featured on our website and blog.

Payment: One time $7.00 (CAD) 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 12 pt Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing, set auto-indent new 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

Via: Eerie River Publishing.


February 25, 2021