Taking Submissions: Seven Archons

Seven Archons

Deadline: July 1st 2011
Payment: Exposure Only

Looking for a place to submit that story? A new project I am starting with a friend, called Seven Archons, is looking for submissions. What we are looking for are original pieces of transgressive literature, think Chuck Palahniuk, Hubert Selby Jr., or William S. Burroughs. I’m posting this here, before I create a Duotrope’s page, so that you get a little head start.


What if your identity was a prison and self-destruction was your freedom? For “Writings on the Wall”, we’re looking for original transgressive tales involving highly developed characters who are nihilistic, anti-social, and seemingly mentally ill. These characters should feel out of touch, not only with themselves, but with the world around them. Give us your grittiest, unbound fiction. Stay to the point, but nothing is off limits. However, keep in mind we do want quality writing. If it is purely for the sake of shock value, it will be rejected.

Deadline: July 1
Please submit in:
Rich Text Formatting
12 Pt. Courier
Underline Italics
1 Space After Punctuation
Double Spaced
Please, No Auto-formatting

Most genres are acceptable. However, we don’t want erotica or romance (Unless it is a SERIOUSLY flawed relationship)
Word count is 2,000 to 5,000
No previously published stories
No multiple submissions
No simultaneous submissions
First North American Serial Rights
Considering this is our first project, unfortunately are only able to pay in the form of exposure.
We hope to be able to offer pay in the future

Send submissions to [email protected]
In the subject line, Submission: Story Title/ Last Name/ Word Count
We will most likely send out rejections long before acceptances. Please do not query until 30 days after the deadline.

[via: Library of the Living Dead.]