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Taking Submissions: Whodunit

October 31, 2019

Deadline: October 31st, 2019
Payment: $5
Note: Reprints Allowed


Jersey Pines Ink is pleased to announce our newest anthology,


Stories must be fiction and totally of your own creation.

Stories MUST have a beginning, middle and end with a solution. The mystery story will be solved with the influence, inspiration, or assistance of a pet–Any pet

Cats, dogs, birds, snakes, monkeys, etc.: YES!

Dragons, Unicorns, mythical or extinct creatures: NO!

Absolutely nothing anthropomorphic

Please heed these guidelines:

Stories can be no longer than 2,000 words. Flash is acceptable.

No graphic violence, rape scenes or abuse to children.

Standard manuscript format ONLY.

We do not accept multiple or simultaneous submissions. You may send another story if your first is not accepted. Reprints will be considered if you have the rights to resell the story.

Submit to: [email protected]

SUBJECT LINE: Story Title, authors name, word count

All submissions must be standard manuscript format or they will be rejected immediately.

Double space, Times New Roman 12, doc or docx only, all other formats will be rejected.

First page information: name, address, email, (pen name will appear in the by-line)

Headers: story title and author’s last name

Cover letter: Please include name, penname, address, email address, PayPal address, (payment will only be made through PayPal), If submitting a reprint, please include publication history. Please include a short bio, 85 words max.

Manuscripts not following the guidelines will be deleted unread.

Payment after publication: $5.00 (PayPal).

Submission window June 30 to October 31(or until filled.)

Via: Jersey Pines Ink.


October 31, 2019