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Taking Submissions: Two For the Show
November 15, 2023
Deadline: November 15th, 2023
Payment: 1.5 cents per word
Theme: Stories that ‘rebel’ and also use two somehow. Two points of view, two locations, etc etc.
Note: Apologies for the late posting, this went live last month but we only ran across it today.
The theme for our second anthology is “Two For the Show”.
Two times the trouble. Two times the love. Two locations. Dual POVs. Dual time lines. We’re expecting things to get a little complicated this year, but we still want stories that excite us. Our goal is to introduce our readers to stories that could be mind bending, but also clear and easy to read.
A short, sweet and simple story is good too!
What we’re looking for:
All fiction genres
English language stories
Stories that REBEL in some way
Authentic artists who want to be paid for their work but aren’t in it for the money (We ARE paying, btw)
Super Short Stories (1,500 or less)
Short Stories (1,500 – 10k)
What we’re not looking for:
Previously published work, though we may make some exceptions. Please email our EIC to discuss details – Tiffany at RebellionLIT.com
AI generated content.
Non-Fiction. We’re not ready for that yet.
Fully erotic stories. Heavy petting is cool, but not too many details…
Poetry. We’re planning a full anthology for that. One moment, please!
Anything that can get you or us arrested.
Anything that is legal but will ruin our reputation.
We’re only accepting submissions from authors with mailing addresses in the United States at this time. No international submissions.
The publisher will contract for publishing rights. First rights are not required but preferred (contact our EIC for details about previously published work). Authors will receive no royalties for book sales but will receive a semi-pro rate (details here) for the contracting of your work as well as 2 copies of the anthology for personal use upon its release. All payments are made in US currency.
Pay rates are:
Prose: 1.5 cents per word
SUBMISSIONS – PLEASE READ EVERYTHING BELOW
Failure to follow these directions will lead to an automatic rejection.
Starting OCTOBER 1,2023:
We are a small group, but we have high standards. Bring your A game. We cannot and will not accept every submission, so STAND OUT.
Please be sure to proofread your work. Submissions with excessive typos, plot holes, or grammatical errors will be rejected IMMEDIATELY. We do not offer editing services before contracting. We want to see a polished product.
Proper formatting is required: 1-inch margins, 12 pt font, double spaced, Times New Roman only. No exceptions.
We are actively seeking submissions that match the theme of our anthology. This must be evident in your story.
How to submit:
Complete the following Google Form – https://forms.gle/fZa6r6x4qbuBfVxv8
Read everything, respond to everything. Make sure you upload the right file!
Submissions close on NOVEMBER 15, 2023
We will review submissions weekly and email once your submission is received. If you don’t hear from us in 2 weeks, please email [email protected] for confirmation.
We aim to have all works accepted or declined in 5-6 weeks AFTER the submission deadline. If we DO NOT accept your story, we will respond to your email with a form rejection letter. If you’d like feedback, feel free to contact us after receiving your rejection.
If you’re curious about the types of stories we publish and adore, check out two of our stories that have been turned into audio dramas!
Raven Queen by N.V. Devlin – Short, sweet, breathtaking in the scariest way.
The Taste of Water: Part One by Ichabod Ebenezer – Epidemic, but nothing like COVID
The Taste of Water: Part Two by Ichabod Ebenezer
WE LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR STORIES!
Via: Rebellion Lit.
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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!