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Taking Submissions: Thuggish Itch: Birds Have Teeth

November 15, 2020

Deadline: November 15th 2020
Payment: AU$5.00 for stories under 2500 words / AU$10.00 for anything above 2500 words
Theme: Birds Have Teeth

Some people are scared of birds; ornithophobia the professionals call it. We’ve always enjoyed spotting the local birdlife, that is until a late night discussion that involved the hypothetical question “what if birds had teeth?” The conversation went back and forth, but one thing that we all could agree on was that the addition of razor-sharp fangs would make them truly monstrous. Something worthy of being afraid of…

For this collection, we would like you to send us stories that feature birds with teeth. Any birds you like as long as they possess a large set of extra sharp teeth.

Thuggish Itch is our horror, sci-fi and speculative fiction collection. Please make sure that your story falls within one of these genres. Be original. We also encourage new and unpublished writers to take the leap and get in touch.

Please ensure that you read through the general guidelines and format your submission accordingly. If you have any specific questions please contact us using the form on the home page or via the listed social media accounts.

To help make sure that your submission gets to the correct place, please include the following in the subject line of your email: Thuggish Itch – BHT – Story Title.

  • Word count: 1000 – 5000 words
  • Deadline: November 15 2020
  • Payment: AU$5.00 for stories under 2500 words / AU$10.00 for anything above 2500 words

Via: Gypsum Sound Tales.


November 15, 2020