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Taking Submissions: Screaming In The Night Volume 1

September 8, 2021

Deadline: September 8th, 2021
Payment: $40 and a contributor’s copy
Theme: The Supernatural

Please read carefully. Submissions that don’t meet the guidelines will be automatically rejected.
  • All submissions will be reviewed after the submission deadline and chosen stories will be published in Screaming in the Night: Sinister Supernatural Stories Volume 1, which will be released March 7, 2022.
  • Submissions must be between 5,000 and 10,000 words (Word counts are firm)
  • Title, submitter’s name, pen name (if different), story word count and author email address must be centered at the top of your submission
  • Submissions must be written using American English spelling and terminology
  • Submissions must be written in 12 pt. Times New Roman font, 1″ margins, double spaced with a special first line indention of 0.3″
  • Submissions must not contain headers, footers or page numbers
  • All scene breaks must be three asterisks, centered, with no spaces in between (***)
  • Submissions must be in .Docx or .Doc format
  • Submissions should be clean and edited to the best of author’s ability
  • Submissions should be centered around elements of the supernatural and must be written in the horror genre
  • Submissions cannot contain graphic sexual or rape scenes
  • Submissions must not have been published elsewhere before in any medium
  • Authors may submit as many stories as they want for review, however, there will be a limit of one published story per author
  • Simultaneous submissions are okay if author provides notice of such
  • The deadline for submissions is September 8th, 2021

Authors That Are Selected For Inclusion Will:
  • Have their story published in the anthology
  • Receive a one-time payment of $40.00 (USD) per selected story
  • Receive a free paperback copy of the anthology within 45 days following the release date
  • Have access to buy author copies of paperback and hardcover editions at publisher’s cost, plus shipping
  • Agree to sign a Memorandum of Agreement giving permission for the story to be used in the anthology

Via: Sinister Smile Press.


September 8, 2021