Taking Submissions: Attic Toys

Taking Submissions: Attic Toys

Deadline: October 31st, 2011
Payment: 1 cent per word + 1 contributor copy

Evil Jester Press presents –


Edited by Jeremy C. Shipp
We are seeking twisted tales of attic toys. We want fresh stories that blow our minds into little bits. Things we love: character-based tales, horror with a heart, dark humor, unique monsters. In terms of genres, we’re looking for horror, fantasy, Bizarro, or some combination of the three.

Payment: 1 cent per word + 1 contributor copy

Word Count: 1,000 to 5,000 words

Reading Period: September 1st, 2011 until Halloween, 2011

Please send submission as an rtf or doc file

Please include your contact information (name, address, email) and approximate word count on the title page.

Reprints: No

Multiple Submissions: No

Simultaneous Submissions: No

Send submissions to chrismatrix(at)yahoo(dot)com. Please write your name and the story’s title in the subject line of the email.

We look forward to playing with your toys.

About the editor: Jeremy C. Shipp is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Cursed, Vacation, and Sheep and Wolves. His shorter tales have appeared or are forthcoming in over 60 publications, the likes of Cemetery Dance, ChiZine, Apex Magazine, Withersin, and Shroud Magazine. Jeremy enjoys living in Southern California in a moderately haunted Victorian farmhouse called Rose Cottage. He lives there with his life, Lisa, a couple of pygmy tigers, and a legion of yard gnomes. The gnomes like him. The clowns in his attic–not so much. Feel free to visit his online home at jeremycshipp.com and follow him on twitter: @JeremyCShipp.

[via: Evil Jester Press.