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Taking Submissions: NOTLP’s Flash Horror Contest 2013

July 31, 2013

Deadline: July 31st, 2013
Payment: 5 cents per word for the winning story.

Bram Stoker award-nominated author Jeremy C. Shipp will guest judge NOTLP’s first Flash Horror Contest. The winner will be paid a professional rate of 5 cents per word for First Worldwide Electronic rights. The winning story will be published on the NOTLP blog. All entries will be considered for publication.

Submission guidelines:

Word Count: 1000 words or less.

Reading Period: July 1 through July 31, 2013

Genre: Horror. The guest judge particularly enjoys character-based tales, vivid imagery, dark humor, unique monsters.

Reprints: No

Multiple Submissions: No

Simultaneous Submissions: No

Payment: 5 cents per word for the winning story.

Please include your contact information (name, address, email) and approximate word count on the title page.

Send submissions to [email protected]. Please write “NOTLP FLASH CONTEST: Title of Story” in the subject line of the email. Attach your story as an rtf or doc file.

We look forward to reading your stories.

Judging process: After reading through all the submissions, Jeremy will choose the top 5 flash stories. These 5 stories will be voted on by Jeremy as well as the NOTLP staff. The winning story will be decided based on these votes.

About the guest judge: Jeremy C. Shipp is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Cursed, Vacation, and Attic Clowns. His shorter tales have appeared or are forthcoming in over 60 publications, the likes of Cemetery Dance, ChiZine, Apex Magazine, Withersin, and Shroud Magazine. His online home at jeremycshipp.com.

[via: NOTLP.]


July 31, 2013