Taking Submissions: Midnight & Indigo Fiction And Horror Edition
Deadline: January 10th, 2021
Payment: $75 for Short Stories for the journal and $50 for Short Stories accepted for publication on the website
Theme: Speculative Fiction/Horror ONLY
Note: Black women writers only
We are looking for previously unpublished, character-driven, speculative short stories written by Black women writers
Speculative fiction is a broad genre encompassing fiction with certain elements that do not exist in the real world, often in the context of supernatural, futuristic, or other imaginative themes. This includes, but is not limited to, science fiction, fantasy, superhero fiction, horror, utopian and dystopian fiction, fairytale fantasy, and supernatural fiction.
- Please submit your short story no later than January 10, 2021.
- Stories must meet our minimum 1,400 word count requirement. Please include the word count at the top of your submission.
- All submissions will be considered for publication on a rolling basis on midnightandidigo.com or in our annual Speculative fiction special issue (online and/or print – October 2021).
- We offer $75 for Short Stories accepted for publication in our literary journal (eBook, print, and/or audiobook) and $50 for Short Stories accepted for publication on midnightandindigo.com.
- We accept only previously unpublished work. Responses will be provided by February 23, 2021.
Optional Add ons
We DO NOT charge a fee for submissions, but do offer optional add-ons should you wish to participate. Again, these fees are optional – you are not required to pay to submit your work.
Standard Submission ($0)
- You are not required to pay for submission. You will be notified of acceptance/decline by February 23, 2021.
Expedited Reading option ($20)
- If you choose this option, we’ll put your work at the very top of our reading pile for review. Choosing this option will not influence whether your submission is accepted for publication. This only grants a quicker accept/decline response; guaranteed by January 26, 2021.
For extended feedback options, please contact us directly via your Submittable account for details.
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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!