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Taking Submissions: Mother Knows Best
Deadline: March 31st, 2023
Payment: 6 cents per word
Theme: A women-in-horror anthology inspired by “bad mothers.”
Note: All writers who identify as women (cis, trans, and non-binary femmes) are welcome to submit.
MOTHER KNOWS BEST: Tales of Homemade Horror is a women-in-horror anthology inspired by “bad mothers.” We’re looking for your best horror stories featuring mother-figures: mama trauma, smother-mother, etc.
MOTHER KNOWS BEST is a women-in-horror anthology. All writers who identify as women (cis, trans, and non-binary femmes) are welcome to submit. International submissions always welcomed!
Featured Contributors include:
- Gwendolyn Kiste
- Kristi DeMeester
- Kelsea Yu
- Zin E. Rocklyn
With an introduction by: Sadie Hartmann
Edited by: Lindy Ryan
Payment: 6 cents a word (USD)
Length: 1000 to 5000 words
Submission Period: January 2023 to March 31, 2023. All submissions will be read after close. Due to the volume of submissions, we may not be able to offer comments on every rejection, and appreciate your understanding.
Expected Release Date: May 2024 (traditional trade)
No reprints, multiple subs, or simultaneous subs.
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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!