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Taking Submissions: A Woman Built By Man

Deadline: September 5th, 2021 Payment: .05 per word Theme: Women built by men Note: short stories written by women and femme-identifying individuals that explore the ways in which women are shaped by the men around them. What we’re looking for: Women built by men. 2k-5k word short stories written by women and femme-identifying individuals that explore the ways in which women are shaped by the men around them. There is no restriction on sub-genre or subject matter, but the story must incorporate how a feminine figure is shaped by male hands through a horror lens. From supernatural creature features to the farthest reaches of space, down to the darkest depths of the sea, what does a woman built by man look like to you? Previously unpublished stories only, no reprints. Payment: $.05 USD per word. What we’re not looking for: Straight up retellings of Frankenstein, exploitation/trauma porn, on the nose interpretations of the title. Stories that exceed 5k will not be considered. Submit your stories in Word format to [email protected] Please keep submission documents formatted as simply as possible, and submit in .docx or similarly editable form. 10 submissions will be selected to join authors like Laurel Hightower, Hailey Piper, Gemma Amor and more in this highly exciting feminist horror anthology, for release in 2022. Edited by S.H. Cooper, Olivia White, and Elle Turpitt. Published by Cemetery Gates Media Submission Deadline: September 5, 2021 Via: Cemetery Gates Media.

Taking Submissions: Blood Moons

Deadline: September 5th, 2021 Payment: £15 Theme: Space and Scifi Submissions open from July 13th to September 5th. Please send your submission to [email protected] with the subject heading "STORY TITLE - AUTHOR NAME" and include an author bio (up to 150 words).  ​ We're looking for stories between 1,000-8,000 words with a theme of SPACE AND SCI-FI. Please ensure any scenes of a sexual nature are necessary and non-exploitative. Submit Now! IMPORTANT: Unless stated otherwise (for example in some of our charity anthologies), all accepted authors will receive a £15 flat fee and a free digital copy of the anthology. We hope to be able to offer more in the near future. Submission Guidelines Please refer to individual submissions calls for guidelines on theme, length, and where to send your work, etc. as these can vary from book to book. ​ In general, please follow these guidelines. Any submissions not following these guidelines may, unfortunately, be rejected. ​ 1. Email your submission to the email address that corresponds to the submissions call you are applying for. For example, email any "Pulp Harvest" submissions to [email protected] Please include your name and the title of your submission in the subject header. ​ 2. Please make sure your work is double-spaced and in a 12pt font. Please DO NOT use the "tab" or "space" key to indent your paragraphs - instead, use the ruler at the top of the page.  ​ 3. Make sure you're happy with the piece you're submitting. Most of our submissions windows are fairly wide, and we're always happy to take into consideration edits at a later stage, but we want you to be as confident in the work you're submitting as you can be.  ​ 4. You will notice that the email address for each of the upcoming submissions windows is open, and...